WorldCat Identities

Gunn, Moses 1929-1993

Overview
Works: 173 works in 473 publications in 6 languages and 12,792 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Television mini-series  Film adaptations  Juvenile works  Children's films  Fantasy films  Television adaptations  Biographical television programs  Detective and mystery films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Other, Author
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Moses Gunn
Roots by John Erman( Visual )

16 editions published between 1981 and 2016 in English and held by 2,111 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 )

30 editions published between 1984 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 2,101 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 )

52 editions published between 1970 and 2018 in 6 languages and held by 1,340 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 )

22 editions published between 1981 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 790 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 )

5 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( Visual )

8 editions published between 1986 and 2010 in English and held by 634 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 569 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 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
Brother Future by Anne E Eskridge( Visual )

7 editions published between 1992 and 2014 in English and held by 440 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 436 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 Laurence Fishburne( Visual )

15 editions published between 1974 and 2016 in English and held by 385 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 )

4 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 279 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 )

4 editions published between 1982 and 2013 in English and held by 206 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 brigade by Black Brigade( Visual )

18 editions published between 1991 and 2009 in English and held by 205 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 )

14 editions published between 1972 and 2000 in English and held by 204 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 186 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 138 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 )

6 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Autobiographical narratives of Frederick Douglass, Charlotte Forten, Susan King Taylor and Nat Love
The Killing floor( Visual )

5 editions published between 1984 and 1990 in English and held by 70 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
Shaft : Shaft's big score( Visual )

2 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shaft: Richard Roundtree plays John Shaft, the street-smart private eye whose hunt for a kidnap victim puts him between fueding syndicates. Shaft's big score: John Shaft investigates a murder of a client in this sequel to the movie Shaft
 
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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

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

موزز قان

موزز گان بازیگر آمریکایی

موسيس جان ممثل أمريكي

モーゼス・ガン

莫塞斯·岡恩

Languages
English (237)

German (6)

French (4)

Spanish (2)

Italian (1)

Czech (1)