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The Resource 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

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

Label
Being there
Title
Being there
Statement of responsibility
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
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • por
  • eng
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
Related
Awards note
Academy Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role (Douglas), 1980.
Cataloging source
TWU
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Music, Johnny Mandel ; executive producer, Jack Schwartzman ; editor, Don Zimmerman ; director of photography, Caleb Deschanel
Intended audience
MPAA rating: PG
Language note
English and French language soundtracks) ; optional subtitles in English, French, Spanish or Portuguese; closed-captioned for the hearing impaired
PerformerNote
Peter Sellers, Shirley MacLaine, Jack Warden, Melvyn Douglas, Richard Dysart, Richard Basehart
Runtime
130
Technique
live action
Label
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
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1979
  • Special features: interactive menus, cast/filmmaker profiles, theatrical trailer, scene access, awards list
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (130 min.)
Isbn
9780790757230
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
  • Previous call number: DVDMM 11
  • Directed by LDS filmmaker Hal Ashby.
  • Directed by LDS filmmaker Hal Ashby.
  • Directed by LDS filmmaker Hal Ashby.
Other control number
012569093829
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
938
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (IMDb)tt0078841
  • (OCoLC)ocn370235996
System details
DVD, Dolby Digital mono, widescreen format (aspect ratio 1.85)
Video recording format
DVD
Label
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
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1979
  • Special features: interactive menus, cast/filmmaker profiles, theatrical trailer, scene access, awards list
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (130 min.)
Isbn
9780790757230
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
  • Previous call number: DVDMM 11
  • Directed by LDS filmmaker Hal Ashby.
  • Directed by LDS filmmaker Hal Ashby.
  • Directed by LDS filmmaker Hal Ashby.
Other control number
012569093829
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
938
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (IMDb)tt0078841
  • (OCoLC)ocn370235996
System details
DVD, Dolby Digital mono, widescreen format (aspect ratio 1.85)
Video recording format
DVD

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