WorldCat Identities

Gunn, Moses 1929-1993

Overview
Works: 150 works in 481 publications in 6 languages and 13,406 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Children's films  Television mini-series  Fantasy films  Juvenile works  Historical television programs  Film adaptations  Detective and mystery films  Television adaptations 
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 )

35 editions published between 1984 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 2,171 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 )

19 editions published between 1981 and 2017 in English and held by 2,043 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 )

60 editions published between 1970 and 2018 in 6 languages and held by 1,394 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shaft: John Shaft, a private investigator, is hired by a Harlem crime boss to find his kidnapped daughter. During his investigation, Shaft uncovers a Mafia plot to take over a chunk of the Black underworld's uptown territory
Ragtime by Milos Forman( Visual )

23 editions published between 1981 and 2019 in 5 languages and held by 802 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
The neverending story ; The neverending story II : the next chapter by Warner Bros. Pictures( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 667 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A troubled ten-year-old boy dives into a wonderous fantasy world through the pages of a mysterious book in The Neverending story and The Neverending story II
Roots( Visual )

7 editions published between 1977 and 2011 in English and held by 647 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 620 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 )

9 editions published between 1990 and 2003 in English and held by 524 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 )

3 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and held by 450 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 )

18 editions published between 1975 and 2016 in English and Spanish and held by 430 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 )

6 editions published between 1992 and 2014 in English and held by 422 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 )

17 editions published between 1974 and 2016 in English and held by 399 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 )

6 editions published between 1982 and 2013 in English and held by 217 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 201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

18 editions published between 1991 and 2009 in English and held by 193 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!
Amazing Grace( Visual )

6 editions published between 1974 and 2015 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 139 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 )

11 editions published between 1976 and 2003 in English and held by 138 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
The Killing floor by Elsa Rassbach( Visual )

10 editions published between 1984 and 2020 in English and held by 112 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
Black pioneers in American history( Recording )

4 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Autobiographical narratives of 19th and 20th century Black Americans
 
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Alternative Names
Moses Gunn acteur américain

Moses Gunn actor american

Moses Gunn actor estadounidense

Moses Gunn actor estatunidenc

Moses Gunn aisteoir Meiriceánach

Moses Gunn aktor amerikan

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 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 американський актор

موزز قان

موزز گان بازیگر آمریکایی

موسيس جان ممثل أمريكي

모세스 건

モーゼス・ガン

莫塞斯·岡恩

Languages
English (267)

German (6)

French (4)

Spanish (3)

Italian (1)

Czech (1)