WorldCat Identities

Gunn, Moses 1929-1993

Overview
Works: 161 works in 373 publications in 7 languages and 12,633 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Television mini-series  Film adaptations  Children's films  Fantasy films  Biographical television programs  Television adaptations  Detective and mystery films  Historical television programs 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Author
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
.
Most widely held works by Moses Gunn
Roots by John Erman( Visual )

7 editions published between 1981 and 2011 in English and held by 2,856 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An adaptation of Alex Haley's Roots, in which Haley traces his African American family's history from the mid-18th century to the Reconstruction era
The NeverEnding story by Wolfgang Petersen( Visual )

19 editions published between 1984 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,990 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Join the young warrior Atreyu and the faith of a young boy, Bastian, as they battle the unknown of 'The Nothing' to save the creatures of Fantasia and their Childlike Empress
Shaft by Gordon Parks( Visual )

49 editions published between 1971 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 1,363 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Detective John Shaft is hired by a Harlem mobster to find his kidnapped teenage daughter and finds himself up against some Mafia chieftains who want to take over a chunk of the black underworld's uptown territory
Ragtime by Miloš Forman( Visual )

19 editions published between 1981 and 2008 in 5 languages and held by 772 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young black pianist becomes embroiled in the lives of an upper-class white family set among the racial tensions, infidelity, violence, and other nostalgic events in early 1900s New York City
Heartbreak Ridge by Warner Brothers( Visual )

7 editions published between 1986 and 2010 in English and held by 650 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eastwood plays "Gunny" Highway, a grizzled U.S. Marine Corps lifer who, as he begins his last tour of duty before mandatory retirement, sees the bumpy road his life has taken become even more complicated
The House of Dies Drear by Virginia Hamilton( Visual )

6 editions published between 1990 and 2004 in English and held by 623 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A story about the secrets walled within an old house reaches back to the days of slavery and underground railroads
The women of Brewster Place( Visual )

2 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and held by 477 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mattie Michael, whose life has been plagued by misfortunes, is alone in a ghetto tenement on Brewster Place. She gradually unites the other tenement women to help them struggle for a new life
Rollerball by Norman Jewison( Visual )

9 editions published between 1987 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 393 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a dystopic future world run entirely by a few powerful corporations, the brutal sport of rollerball has taken the place of both warfare and traditional athletic competition. The greatest player in the history of rollerball, Jonathan E, receives pressure from these corporations to retire. When he refuses, both his life and his sport descend into chaos and bloodshed
Perfect harmony( Visual )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 291 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in South Carolina during the 1950's, two boys form a friendship in spite of the racial barriers that divide the town
Brother Future by Bwe Video( Visual )

4 editions published between 1992 and 2014 in English and held by 261 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A slick inner-city youth is knocked unconscious and wakes up to find he has been transported back through time to 1822 Charleston, S.C., where he is taken captive as a slave
Cornbread, Earl and me( Visual )

3 editions published between 2001 and 2016 in English and held by 215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a promising high school basketballer (Cornbread) is accused of rape and mistakenly killed by the police, it is up to his 11-year old brother Wilford and his pal Earl to find the courage to speak up and clear Cornbread's name
Shaft's big score by Gordon Parks( Visual )

12 editions published between 1972 and 2000 in English and held by 208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Private eye John Shaft runs afoul of the underworld as he investigates a friends murder
Black brigade( Visual )

9 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in English and held by 204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A top-secret allied invasion will fail unless a strategic dam can be saved from German forces! An untested black army unit, which has worked itself deep behind Nazi lines, is the only hope for saving the dam. Racial tension explodes when a prejudiced white commando officer is sent to forge the soldiers into a lethal combat outfit. Facing certain suicide, the soldiers and their commanding officer must earn each other's respect!
Brother Future( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A slick inner-city youth is knocked unconscious and wakes up to find he has been transported back through time to 1822 Charleston, S.C., where he is taken captive as a slave
Amityville by Hans Holzer( Visual )

4 editions published between 1982 and 2013 in English and held by 194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Taking place before the events of The Amityville horror, tells the story of the Montelli family whose son becomes possessed by a demon despite a cleansing of the house by a priest
Black pioneers in American history( Recording )

7 editions published between 1968 and 1972 in English and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Autobiographical narratives of Frederick Douglass, Charlotte Forten, Susan King Taylor and Nat Love
Amazing Grace( Visual )

5 editions published between 1974 and 2015 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A black pious church-going widow and grandmother takes over the political campaign of a neighbor running for mayor of Baltimore, transforming him from a white man's pawn into a serious challenger of Baltimore's blue-blood establishment
First breeze of summer by Leslie Lee( Visual )

6 editions published between 1976 and 2003 in English and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Deals with the conflicts between a stern, hard-working father and his two discontented sons. Also tells the story of the man's elderly mother who recalls, through flashbacks the romances of her youth with three different men who all abandoned her
Cornbread, Earl and me by Ronald L Fair( Visual )

5 editions published between 1975 and 2016 in English and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cornbread, Earl and me: After his brother is killed, a boy and his friend must stand up to the police
The First Breeze of Summer( Visual )

2 editions published between 1976 and 2000 in English and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A complex and emotional drama, Leslie Lee's The First Breeze of Summer is performed by the Negro Ensemble Company. On one level, the play deals with the conflicts between a stern, hardworking father and his two discontent sons. On another level, it's the story of the man's now-elderly mother who recalls, through flashbacks, her youthful affairs with three different men who loved and abandoned her
 
moreShow More Titles
fewerShow Fewer Titles
Audience Level
0
Audience Level
1
  Kids General Special  
Audience level: 0.19 (from 0.12 for Brother Fu ... to 0.99 for Parks, Geo ...)

Roots
Alternative Names
Moses Gunn acteur américain

Moses Gunn ameerika näitleja

Moses Gunn Amerikaans acteur (1929-1993)

Moses Gunn amerikansk skådespelare

Moses Gunn amerikansk skodespelar

Moses Gunn amerikansk skuespiller

Moses Gunn amerikāņu aktieris

Moses Gunn attore statunitense

Moses Gunn US-amerikanischer Schauspieler

Moses Gunn yhdysvaltalainen näyttelijä

Ганн, Моузес

موزز گان بازیگر آمریکایی

モーゼス・ガン

Languages
Covers
The NeverEnding storyPerfect harmonyBrother FutureAmityville