WorldCat Identities

Gunn, Moses 1929-1993

Overview
Works: 118 works in 361 publications in 7 languages and 12,409 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Film adaptations  Television mini-series  Fantasy films  Children's films  Blaxploitation films  Biographical television programs  Television adaptations  Historical television programs 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Author
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Moses Gunn
Roots by John Erman( Visual )

7 editions published between 1981 and 2011 in English and held by 2,824 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An adaptation of Alex Haley's Roots, in which he traces his family's history from the mid-18th century when one of his ancestors was captured and sold into slavery. Follows the struggle for freedom that began with the boys' abduction to America and continued throughout the generations that followed
The NeverEnding story by Wolfgang Petersen( Visual )

33 editions published between 1984 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 1,954 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 )

50 editions published between 1970 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 1,368 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 )

17 editions published between 1981 and 2008 in 5 languages and held by 763 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 Clint Eastwood( Visual )

10 editions published between 1986 and 2010 in English and French and held by 658 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 )

6 editions published between 1990 and 2004 in English and held by 626 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( Visual )

2 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and held by 468 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 Alan Smithee( Visual )

6 editions published between 1992 and 2014 in English and held by 467 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 )

9 editions published between 1987 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 388 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 Spanish and held by 319 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 297 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 231 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 )

18 editions published between 1972 and 2001 in 4 languages and held by 218 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 193 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 134 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 120 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 )

7 editions published between 1976 and 2003 in English and held by 118 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
Roots( Visual )

4 editions published between 1992 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 96 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 85 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
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
 
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Alternative Names
Moses Gunn acteur américain

Moses Gunn Amerikaans acteur (1929-1993)

Moses Gunn amerikansk skådespelare

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

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The NeverEnding storyBrother FuturePerfect harmonyAmityvilleRoots