WorldCat Identities

Gunn, Bill

Overview
Works: 25 works in 85 publications in 2 languages and 1,381 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Fiction  Film adaptations  Didactic drama  Allegories 
Roles: Author, Author of screenplay, Actor, Director, Collector
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Publications by  Bill Gunn Publications by Bill Gunn
posthumous Publications by Bill Gunn, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Bill Gunn
Ganja & Hess ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1973 and 2014 in English and held by 195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dr. Hess Green, an archaeologist overseeing an excavation of an ancient civilization called Myrthia, is stabbed by his research assistant, who then commits suicide. When Hess wakes up, he finds that his wounds have healed, but he now has an insatiable thirst for blood. It turns out that the knife he was stabbed with carried ancient germs that have turned him into a vampire. Soon after, Hess meets his former assistant's wife, Ganja. Though Ganja is initially concerned about her missing husband, she soon falls for Hess. Though they are initially happy together, Ganja will eventually learn the truth about Hess, and about her husband. Will she survive the revelation? Will Hess?
The landlord [videorecording] ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1995 and 2010 in English and held by 158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A social satire about a wealthy young man (Bridges) who leaves his Long Island estate to seek happiness in a Brooklyn ghetto
Black picture show by Bill Gunn ( Book )
6 editions published between 1974 and 2003 in English and held by 145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
All the rest have died by Bill Gunn ( Book )
11 editions published between 1964 and 1967 in English and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The forbidden city by Bill Gunn ( Book )
5 editions published between 1987 and 2003 in English and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Angel Levine ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1970 and 2000 in English and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A touching, humorous film about Morris Mishkin, an elderly Jew whose life experiences have left him an embittered agnostic. Into Mishkin's life floats Alexander Levine, a black Jewish angel, who must convince the old man that life has value else Levine will never earn his wings
The outer limits. the original series ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Anthology type science fiction television program with a different cast each week
Johnnas by Bill Gunn ( )
2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Family employment by Bill Gunn ( )
2 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Renaissance by Bill Gunn ( )
2 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Rhinestone sharecropping : a novel by Bill Gunn ( Book )
2 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The owllight by Bill Gunn ( )
2 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Rhinestone by Bill Gunn ( )
2 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ganja & Hess the complete edition ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this once-lost masterpiece of independent horror, the blade of an ancient African knife spreads a vampiric contagion to research assistant George, whose bloodlust soon infects Dr. Hess Green as well. When Hess is enraptured by George's beautiful wife, Ganja, he attempts to conceal his terrible secret ... but at a high price
The outer limits the original series ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The entire first season of the science fiction anthology series. Reflecting the anxieties of the Cold War era, each episode is a cautionary tale involving alien creatures or dangerous new technologies
Losing ground ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1982 and 2012 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An African American female philosophy professor embarks on a journey of self-discovery, greatly changing her relationship with her artist husband
The landlord by Bill Gunn ( Book )
5 editions published between 1968 and 1970 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The angel Levine ( Book )
4 editions published in 1970 in English and German and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The forbidden city [master cues] by Bill Gunn ( Recording )
3 editions published between 1988 and 1989 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Marcus in the high grass by Bill Gunn ( Book )
2 editions published between 1960 and 1965 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Audience level: 0.61 (from 0.13 for Ganja & He ... to 1.00 for The angel ...)
Alternative Names
Gunn, William
Gunn, William 1934-1989
Languages
English (77)
German (1)