WorldCat Identities

Gunn, Moses 1929-1993

Overview
Works: 131 works in 320 publications in 4 languages and 11,156 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Film adaptations  Fiction  Television adaptations  Juvenile works  Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Television programs  Television plays 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Publications about  Moses Gunn Publications about Moses Gunn
Publications by  Moses Gunn Publications by Moses Gunn
posthumous Publications by Moses Gunn, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Moses Gunn
Roots by Alex Haley ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1981 and 2011 in English and held by 2,673 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A black American's search for his family roots, covering over 100 years of American history from the Old South through the era of Reconstruction
The NeverEnding story ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1984 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,653 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 )
41 editions published between 1970 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,289 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
The House of Dies Drear ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1990 and 2004 in English and held by 674 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This eerie ghost story with a twist reaches back to the days of slavery and underground railroads
Heartbreak Ridge by Clint Eastwood ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1986 and 2010 in English and French and held by 630 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
Brother Future by John Frankenheimer ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1992 and 2005 in English and held by 498 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
The women of Brewster Place ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and held by 467 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 )
6 editions published between 1987 and 2000 in English and Spanish and held by 373 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 ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1974 and 2006 in English and held by 327 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 )
3 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 301 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 )
14 editions published between 1991 and 2006 in English and held by 230 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 )
19 editions published between 1972 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Private eye John Shaft runs afoul of the underworld as he investigates a friends murder
Amityville ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1982 and 2013 in English and held by 162 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 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Autobiographical narratives of Frederick Douglass, Charlotte Forten, Susan King Taylor and Nat Love
First breeze of summer by Leslie Lee ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in English and held by 115 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 ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1984 and 1990 in English and held by 96 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
Amazing Grace ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1974 and 2001 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 96 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
Ragtime by MiloŇ° Forman ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1982 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The lives and passions of a middle class family are interwoven with the scandals and events of a transitional America in 1906
The best of friends Eagle in a cage ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 58 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
Roots ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1992 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In Gambia, West Africa, Kunta Kinte distinguishes himself in manhood training rituals, but is then captured by slave traders and begins an agonized journey to the New World
 
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Languages
English (161)
German (6)
French (6)
Spanish (4)
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