WorldCat Identities

Gunn, Moses 1929-1993

Overview
Works: 144 works in 345 publications in 4 languages and 11,677 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Television mini-series  Fantasy films  Children's films  Film adaptations  Biographical television programs  Television adaptations  Historical television programs  Blaxploitation films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Author
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Moses Gunn
Roots by Alex Haley( Visual )

7 editions published between 1981 and 2011 in English and held by 2,781 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 by Wolfgang Petersen( Visual )

17 editions published between 1984 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,886 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 John Singleton( Visual )

45 editions published between 1970 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 1,314 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
Heartbreak Ridge( Visual )

7 editions published between 1986 and 2010 in English and held by 648 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 )

6 editions published between 1990 and 2004 in English and held by 638 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A story about the secrets walled within an old house reaches back to the days of slavery and underground railroads
Brother Future by Alan Smithee( Visual )

6 editions published between 1992 and 2014 in English and held by 472 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 John McTiernan( Visual )

8 editions published between 1987 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 386 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 )

7 editions published between 1974 and 2006 in English and held by 317 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 296 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
First breeze of summer by Leslie Lee( Visual )

9 editions published between 1976 and 2003 in English and held by 266 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
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 No Linguistic content and held by 213 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Private eye John Shaft runs afoul of the underworld as he investigates a friends murder
Amityville( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A family moves into a house and wages a life and death battle against the bizarre and terrifying demons that have come to possess not just their home, but their very lives
Black pioneers in American history( Recording )

7 editions published between 1968 and 1972 in English and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Autobiographical narratives of Frederick Douglass, Charlotte Forten, Susan King Taylor and Nat Love
Amazing Grace( Visual )

4 editions published between 1974 and 2015 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 113 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
Roots( Visual )

3 editions published between 1992 and 2007 in English and Spanish and held by 93 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
The Killing floor( Visual )

5 editions published between 1984 and 1990 in English and held by 86 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
Father Murphy a horse from heaven( Visual )

4 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Murphy and a local school-teacher decide to take on the responsibility for the well being of a group of children orphaned by a gun battle
The best of friends( Visual )

3 editions published between 1991 and 2002 in English and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Alternative Names
Moses Gunn acteur amricain

Moses Gunn amerikansk skdespelare

Moses Gunn amerikansk skodespelar

Moses Gunn amerikansk skuespiller

Moses Gunn attore statunitense

Moses Gunn US-amerikanischer Schauspieler

Ганн, Моузес

موزز گان بازیگر آمریکایی

モーゼス・ガン

Languages
English (169)

German (4)

French (2)

Spanish (2)

Covers
The NeverEnding storyBrother FuturePerfect harmonyAmityvilleRoots