WorldCat Identities

Gunn, Moses 1929-1993

Overview
Works: 188 works in 499 publications in 5 languages and 12,769 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Television adaptations  Juvenile works  Film adaptations  Children's films  Fantasy films  Detective and mystery films  Biographical television programs  Television mini-series 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Other, Author
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Moses Gunn
The NeverEnding story by Wolfgang Petersen( Visual )

32 editions published between 1984 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 2,146 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
Roots by John Erman( Visual )

18 editions published between 1981 and 2017 in English and held by 2,083 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1767 wordt de 17-jarige Kunta Kinte in Gambia gevangen genomen door slavenhandelaren en vervoerd naar Amerika. 'Toby' en zijn nakomelingen krijgen te maken met dramatische gebeurtenissen
Shaft by Gordon Parks( Visual )

56 editions published between 1970 and 2018 in 6 languages and held by 1,367 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 )

15 editions published between 1981 and 2013 in English and Czech and held by 773 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
Roots( Visual )

6 editions published between 1977 and 2011 in English and held by 642 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
Heartbreak Ridge by Clint Eastwood( Visual )

8 editions published between 1986 and 2010 in English and held by 622 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A grizzled Marine Corps lifer, beginning his last tour of duty before mandatory retirement, leads his combat-ready platoon during the 1983 U.S. invasion of Grenada
The House of Dies Drear by Virginia Hamilton( Visual )

8 editions published between 1990 and 2003 in English and held by 557 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This eerie ghost story with a twist reaches back to the days of slavery and underground railroads
The women of Brewster Place by Joyce Baucom( Visual )

3 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and held by 460 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 )

16 editions published between 1975 and 2016 in English and Spanish and held by 431 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
Brother Future by Alan Smithee( Visual )

7 editions published between 1992 and 2014 in English and held by 429 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 by Laurence Fishburne( Visual )

16 editions published between 1974 and 2016 in English and held by 396 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 )

4 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 269 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
Amityville II : the possession by Hans Holzer( Visual )

5 editions published between 1982 and 2013 in English and held by 212 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
Shaft's big score by Gordon Parks( Visual )

15 editions published between 1972 and 2019 in English and held by 204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Private eye John Shaft runs afoul of the underworld as he investigates a friend's murder
Black brigade by Black Brigade( Visual )

18 editions published between 1991 and 2009 in English and held by 198 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!
First breeze of summer by Leslie Lee( Visual )

7 editions published between 1976 and 2003 in English and held by 164 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
Amazing Grace( Visual )

5 editions published between 1974 and 2015 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 141 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
Black pioneers in American history( Recording )

4 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Autobiographical narratives of 19th and 20th century Black Americans
The Killing floor by Joe Bonamassa( Visual )

5 editions published between 1984 and 1990 in English and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Frank Custer was a Southern black sharecropper who got a job in a Chicago slaughterhouse in the early 1900's. The horrible working conditions cause him to become a Union activist. But racial tensions lead to a violent confrontation in the streets of Chicago
The Ninth Configuration( Visual )

4 editions published between 1988 and 2014 in English and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In an experimental government center for troubled Vietnam veterans, the inmates run the asylum. One works on an adaptation of Shakespeare--for dogs. Another fancies himself a caped superhero. Still others masquerade as frogmen, nurses, nuns, pirates, doctors. Yet Colonel Vincent Kane, the psychiatrist in charge, eyes all with a stoic reserve. Maybe too stoic: there's a mystery here. And its final resolution is like a thunderclap
 
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Alternative Names
Moses Gunn acteur américain

Moses Gunn actor american

Moses Gunn actor estadounidense

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Moses Gunn ameerika näitleja

Moses Gunn Amerikaans acteur (1929-1993)

Moses Gunn amerikansk skådespelare

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Moses Gunn amerikansk skuespiller

Moses Gunn amerikāņu aktieris

Moses Gunn attore statunitense

Moses Gunn dramatan Lamerikänik

Moses Gunn pemeran laki-laki asal Amerika Serikat

Moses Gunn US-amerikanischer Schauspieler

Moses Gunn Usana aktoro

Moses Gunn usona aktoro

Moses Gunn yhdysvaltalainen näyttelijä

Ганн, Моузес

Мозес Ґанн

موزز قان

موزز گان بازیگر آمریکایی

موسيس جان ممثل أمريكي

モーゼス・ガン

莫塞斯·岡恩

Languages
English (247)

German (5)

French (2)

Spanish (2)

Czech (1)