Bill Gunn (Writer)

Bill Gunn (Writer)

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Bill Gunn (born William Harrison Gunn; July 15, 1934 - April 5, 1989) was an American playwright, novelist, actor and film director. His 1973 cult classic horror film Ganja and Hess was chosen as one of ten best American films of the decade at the Cannes Film Festival, 1973. His drama Johnnas won an Emmy award in 1972. A native of Philadelphia, Gunn wrote more than 29 plays during his lifetime. He also authored two novels and wrote several produced screenplays. He died from encephalitis at a Nyack, New York hospital the day before his play, The Forbidden City opened at the Public Theatre in New York City.show more

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  • Paperback | 108 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 7mm | 168g
  • Commun
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135881914
  • 9786135881912