WorldCat Identities

Gunn, Moses 1929-1993

Works: 144 works in 374 publications in 7 languages and 12,753 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Film adaptations  Television adaptations  Children's films  Fantasy films  Biographical television programs  Television mini-series  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 Jawanza Kunjufu( Visual )

10 editions published between 1981 and 2016 in English and held by 2,836 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 )

24 editions published between 1984 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 2,037 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 )

54 editions published between 1970 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 1,386 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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 )

5 editions published between 1984 and 2008 in English and Czech and held by 741 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 640 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 )

5 editions published between 1990 and 2003 in English and held by 604 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An African-American family moves into a house once used as a hiding place for runaway slaves, which they soon come to believe is possessed by the spirit of a murdered abolitionist
The women of Brewster Place by Joyce Baucom( Visual )

2 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and held by 479 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 )

6 editions published between 1992 and 2014 in English and held by 459 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 )

13 editions published between 1987 and 2016 in English and Spanish and held by 406 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 )

11 editions published between 1974 and 2016 in English and held by 384 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a promising high school basketballer (Cornbread) is accused of rape and kill him, 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 287 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( Visual )

15 editions published between 1991 and 2006 in English and held by 229 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 210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Private eye John Shaft runs afoul of the underworld as he investigates a friends murder
First breeze of summer by Leslie Lee( Visual )

8 editions published between 1976 and 2003 in English and held by 199 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
Amityville by Hans Holzer( Visual )

4 editions published between 1982 and 2013 in English and held by 196 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
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 128 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 75 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 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

Moses Gunn actor estadounidense

Moses Gunn actor estatunidenc

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

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Мозес Ґанн

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