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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, (videorecording)

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, (videorecording)

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
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • engfre
  • engfrespapor
  • 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
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 (Dolby mono) ; optional subtitles in English, French, Spanish or Portuguese; closed-captioned in English 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, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
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
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Control code
ocm46691808
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (130 min.)
Isbn
9780790757230
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
938
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
46691808
System details
DVD
Video recording format
laserdisc
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, (videorecording)
Publication
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
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Control code
ocm46691808
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (130 min.)
Isbn
9780790757230
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
938
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
46691808
System details
DVD
Video recording format
laserdisc

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