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Keenen Ivory Wayans

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From the Archives: Contemporary Black Hollywood.

Keenan Ivory Wayans. He co-wrote and acted in "Hollywood Shuffle," Robert Townsend's film about a black actor trying to make it in a world of show business stereotypes. He wrote, directed and starred in, "I'm Gonna Git You Sucka," a comedy that parodies black exploitation, kung fu and wild action movies. (REBROADCAST FROM 8/9/89)

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Keenan Ivory Wayans on the Blaxploitation Films that Inspired "I'm Gonna Get You Sucka."

Keenen Ivory Wayans. He co-wrote and acted in "Hollywood Shuffle," Robert Townsend's film about a black actor trying to make it in a world of show business stereotypes. Earlier this year, he released his own film, "I'm Gonna Git You Sucka," a comedy that parodies black exploitation, kung fu and wild action movies. He wrote, directed and stars in the film. (Rebroadcast. Originally broadcast on Thursday, January 12, 1989.)

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