Gunn, Moses 1929-1993
Most widely held works about Moses Gunn
Most widely held works by Moses Gunn
Roots ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1981 and 2007 in English and held by 1,901 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 ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1992 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,036 libraries worldwide
The Nothing threatens to destroy Fantasia and its Child-Empress and a young warrior sets out to save them.
Shaft ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1971 and 2006 in English and held by 777 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 )
7 editions published between 1984 and 2004 in English and held by 633 libraries worldwide
A story about the secrets walled within an old house reaches back to the days of slavery and underground railroads.
Heartbreak Ridge ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1990 and 2010 in English and held by 537 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.
Brother Future ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1992 and 2005 in English and held by 482 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 409 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.
Shaft ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1971 and 2001 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 339 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.
Rollerball ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 285 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.
Perfect harmony ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 274 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.
The NeverEnding story ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 213 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.
Cornbread, Earl and me ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1974 and 2001 in English and held by 202 libraries worldwide
When a promising high school basketballer (Cornbread) is accused of rape and mistakenly killed by the police, 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.
Black brigade ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1991 and 2004 in English and held by 180 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 ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1972 and 2000 in English and held by 173 libraries worldwide
Private eye John Shaft runs afoul of the underworld as he investigates a friend's murder.
Amityville. 2, The possession ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 139 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 )
4 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 138 libraries worldwide
First breeze of summer ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in English and held by 103 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 )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 97 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.
Rollerball ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1987 and 2000 in English and held by 73 libraries worldwide
In the perfectly controlled society of the 21st century, the only outlet for violence is a deadly spectator sport--Rollerball.
The killing floor ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1984 and 1989 in English and held by 72 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.
Action and adventure films African American families African American private investigators African Americans African American women American Invasion of Grenada (1983) Biographical television programs Blaxploitation films Children's films Detective and mystery films Detective and mystery films Divorced men Drama Empresses Families Fantasy Fantasy films Feature films Feature films Fiction films Fiction television programs Film adaptations Films Films for the hearing impaired Grenada Haley, Alex Haley family Historical films Historical television programs History Jackson family Juvenile works Kinte family Korean War (1950-1953) Man-woman relationships Moore family Naylor, Gloria Shaft, John (Fictitious character) Slavery Soldiers--Family relationships Southern States Television mini-series Underground Railroad United States United States.--Marine Corps Veterans Video recordings for the hearing impaired Video recordings--for the hearing impaired Vietnam War (1961-1975) War films
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