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Uniform Title Being there (Motion picture)
Title Being there / Warner Bros. Pictures ; Lorimar presents a Northstar International picture ; an Andrew Braunsberg production ; screenplay by Jerzy Kosinski ; based on the novel by Jerzy Kosinski ; directed by Hal Ashby.

Publication Info. Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, [1979]


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 Portland Public Library - Adult Department  DVD CLA BEI    Check Shelf
 Simsbury Public Library - DVDs  DVD BEING    Check Shelf
 South Windsor Public Library - Audio-Visual Materials  DVD BEING THERE c.2  Check Shelf
 West Hartford, Noah Webster Library - Media Room  DVD BEING    Check Shelf
Description 1 videodisc (130 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
System Details DVD.
Cast Peter Sellers, Shirley MacLaine, Jack Warden, Melvyn Douglas, Richard Dysart, Richard Basehart.
Credits Music, Johnny Mandel ; executive producer, Jack Schwartzman ; editor, Don Zimmerman ; director of photography, Caleb Deschanel.
Note Widescreen format (aspect ratio 1.85).
Originally released as a motion picture in 1979.
Special features: interactive menus, cast/filmmaker profiles, theatrical trailer, scene access, awards list.
Summary Circumstances propel a feeble-minded gardener, whose entire knowledge of life comes from watching television, into becoming adviser to the president of the United States and a powerful but dying tycoon.
Audience MPAA rating: PG.
Awards Academy Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role (Douglas), 1980.
Language English and French language soundtracks (Dolby mono) ; optional subtitles in English, French, Spanish or Portuguese; closed-captioned in English for the hearing impaired.
Note GMD: videorecording.
Subject Savants (Savant syndrome) -- Washington (D.C.) -- Drama.
Gardeners -- Washington (D.C.) -- Drama.
Television viewers -- Washington (D.C.) -- Drama.
Kosinski, Jerzy, 1933-1991 -- Film adaptations.
Comedy films.
Feature films.
Films for the hearing impaired.
Added Author Ashby, Hal.
Braunsberg, Andrew.
Kosinski, Jerzy, 1933-1991.
Sellers, Peter, 1925-1980.
MacLaine, Shirley, 1934-
Warden, Jack.
Douglas, Melvyn.
Dysart, Richard.
Basehart, Richard, 1914-1984.
Kosinski, Jerzy, 1933-1991 Being there.
Warner Bros.
Lorimar Film Entertainment.
Northstar Entertainment, Inc.
Warner Home Video (Firm)
ISBN 0790757230
Standard No. 012569093829
Music No. 938 Warner Home Video
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