WorldCat Identities

Gunn, Bill

Overview
Works: 26 works in 84 publications in 1 language and 1,462 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Fiction  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Romance films  Horror films  Film remakes  Comedy films  Science fiction television programs  Allegories 
Roles: Author, Author of screenplay, Actor, Director, Collector
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Bill Gunn
 
Most widely held works by Bill Gunn
Ganja & Hess( Visual )

15 editions published between 1973 and 2014 in English and held by 214 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( Visual )

5 editions published between 1995 and 2010 in English and held by 163 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
All the rest have died by Bill Gunn( Book )

11 editions published between 1964 and 1967 in English and held by 141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Angel Levine( Visual )

4 editions published between 1970 and 2000 in English and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Zero Mostel plays an elderly Jew whose life experiences have left him an embittered agnostic. Into Mostel's life floats Alexander Levine, a black Jewish angel, who must convince the old man that life has value or else he will never earn his wings
The outer limits. the original series( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anthology type science fiction television program with a different cast each week
Black picture show by Bill Gunn( Book )

7 editions published between 1974 and 2003 in English and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Da sweet blood of Jesus( Visual )

2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A new kind of love story. Dr. Hess Green becomes cursed by a mysterious ancient African artifact and is overwhelmed with a newfound thirst for blood. He however is not a vampire. Soon after his transformation he enters into a dangerous romance with Ganja Hightower that questions the very nature of love, addiction, sex, and status. -- Container
The forbidden city by Bill Gunn( Book )

5 editions published between 1987 and 2003 in English and held by 81 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
Losing ground( Visual )

4 editions published between 1982 and 2015 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A drama set in New York in which Sara Rogers, a Black woman philosophy professor is married to a painter. In the marriage her stable, rational personality acts as a buffer to her husband's more instinctual, artistic approach to life. Feeling limited by this too intellectual definition of herself, Sara goes in search of ecstasy, and winds up on a student movie set playing the vengeful vamp Frankie from the legendary "Frankie and Johnnie" song of Black mythology
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
The landlord by Bill Gunn( Book )

5 editions published between 1968 and 1970 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The outer limits. the original series( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The entire first season (32 episodes) of the popular 1960s science fiction television program
The forbidden city [cues] by Bill Gunn( Recording )

3 editions published between 1988 and 1989 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The forbidden city performance by Bill Gunn( Recording )

2 editions published between 1980 and 1989 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cassettes contain full performance of NYSF production of The forbidden city
The owllight by Bill Gunn( )

2 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rhinestone by Bill Gunn( )

2 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Renaissance by Bill Gunn( )

2 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Family employment by Bill Gunn( )

2 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Johnnas by Bill Gunn( )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Audience level: 0.39 (from 0.19 for The outer ... to 0.90 for Ganja and ...)

Alternative Names
Bill Gunn cinéaste américain

Bill Gunn regista statunitense

Bill Gunn US-amerikanischer Schauspieler, Regisseur und Schriftsteller

Gunn, William

Gunn, William 1934-1989

بیل گان فیلمنامه‌نویس، بازیگر، نویسنده، و کارگردان آمریکایی

Languages
English (77)