WorldCat Identities

Gunn, Moses 1929-1993

Works: 154 works in 414 publications in 7 languages and 12,828 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Film adaptations  Television mini-series  Children's films  Fantasy films  Television adaptations  Blaxploitation films  Biographical television programs  Detective and mystery films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Author
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Moses Gunn
Roots by Jawanza Kunjufu( Visual )

17 editions published between 1981 and 2016 in English and held by 2,820 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Roots is a historical portrait of American slavery recounting the journey of one family's will to survive, endure and ultimately, carry on their legacy despite enormous hardship and inhumanity. Spanning multiple generations, the lineage begins with young Kunta Kinte, who is captured in his homeland of The Gambia and sold into slavery. Throughout the series, the family continues to face adversity that reveals powerful truths about the universal resilience of the human spirit
The NeverEnding story by Wolfgang Petersen( Visual )

31 editions published between 1984 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 2,097 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Nothing threatens to destroy Fantasia and its Child-Empress and a young warrior sets out to save them
Shaft by Gordon Parks( Visual )

55 editions published between 1970 and 2018 in 7 languages and held by 1,402 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 )

12 editions published between 1981 and 2013 in English and Czech and held by 770 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 641 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 2003 in English and held by 589 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 by Joyce Baucom( 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
Brother Future by Bwe Video( Visual )

7 editions published between 1992 and 2014 in English and held by 454 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
Rollerball by Norman Jewison( Visual )

15 editions published between 1975 and 2016 in English and Spanish and held by 426 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
Cornbread, Earl and me by Ronald L Fair( Visual )

14 editions published between 1974 and 2016 in English and held by 387 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
Perfect harmony( Visual )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 280 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
Black brigade by The Black Brigade( Visual )

16 editions published between 1991 and 2006 in English and held by 226 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!
Shaft's big score by Gordon Parks( Visual )

13 editions published between 1972 and 2000 in English and held by 205 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Private eye John Shaft runs afoul of the underworld as he investigates a friends murder
Amityville II the possession by Hans Holzer( Visual )

4 editions published between 1982 and 2013 in English and held by 203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The spirits in a haunted house cause a son to kill his entire family. Disc includes wide and full screen versions of the film
First breeze of summer by Leslie Lee( Visual )

6 editions published between 1976 and 2003 in English and held by 189 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
Black pioneers in American history( Recording )

7 editions published between 1968 and 1972 in English and held by 132 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 132 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
The Killing floor( Visual )

5 editions published between 1984 and 1990 in English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This story tells of events that led to the Chicago race riots of 1919. A young black sharecropper leaves the South during World War I and becomes a laborer in the Chicago stockyards, and, along with other little-known stockyard workers of different ethnic backgrounds, he attempts to form an interracial industrial union in the face of growing conflict
The best of friends ; Eagle in a cage( Visual )

2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1924, George Bernard Shaw was introduced to Dame Laurentia McLachlan, a Benedictine nun at the Stanbrook Abbey in Worcestershire, England. Along with their mutual friend, Sydney Cockerell, director of Fitzwilliam Museum Cambridge, the trio enjoyed twenty-five years of letters, literary debate and laughter. Relive their vigorous discussions on everything from the existence of God, to the finer points of tango dancing. Eagle in a cage: A school-teacher-turned-governor of a small island finds greatness thrust upon him when that island, St. Helena, becomes a place of exile for Napoleon
Black protest( Recording )

3 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Annals of protest against slavery and oppression compiled from the writings, speeches, and documents from the writings, speeches, and documents of black men in the U.S. from the eighteenth century through the 1960's," read by Moses Gunn, Earle Hyman, and Hilde Simms. With the voices of Martin Luther King, Jr., Malcolm X, and Eldridge Cleaver
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Alternative Names
Moses Gunn acteur américain

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The NeverEnding storyHeartbreak RidgeBrother FuturePerfect harmonyAmityville II the possession