skip to content
Being there Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Being there

Author: Hal AshbyAndrew BraunsbergJerzy KosinskiPeter SellersShirley MacLaineAll authors
Publisher: Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
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.
Rating:

based on 1 rating(s) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Comedy films
Feature films
Fiction films
Film adaptations
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Drama
Named Person: Jerzy Kosinski; Jerzy Kosinski
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Hal Ashby; Andrew Braunsberg; Jerzy Kosinski; Peter Sellers; Shirley MacLaine; Jack Warden; Melvyn Douglas; Richard Dysart; Richard Basehart; Johnny Mandel; Don Zimmerman; Caleb Deschanel; Warner Bros. Pictures (1969- ); Lorimar Film Entertainment.; Northstar Entertainment, Inc.; Warner Home Video (Firm)
ISBN: 0790757230 9780790757230
OCLC Number: 46691808
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.
Notes: Widescreen format (aspect ratio 1.85).
Based on the novel by Jerzy Kosinski.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1979.
Special features: interactive menus, cast/filmmaker profiles, theatrical trailer, scene access, awards list.
Credits: Music, Johnny Mandel ; executive producer, Jack Schwartzman ; editor, Don Zimmerman ; director of photography, Caleb Deschanel.
Cast: Peter Sellers, Shirley MacLaine, Jack Warden, Melvyn Douglas, Richard Dysart, Richard Basehart.
Awards: Academy Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role (Douglas), 1980.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: PG.
Description: 1 videodisc (130 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; region 1; widescreen; Dolby digital mono.
Other Titles: Being there (Motion picture : 1979)
Responsibility: Warner Bros. Pictures ; Lorimar presents a Northstar International picture ; an Andrew Braunsberg production ; screenplay by Jerzy Kosinski ; produced by Andrew Braunsberg ; directed by Hal Ashby.

Abstract:

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.

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/46691808> # Being there
    a schema:CreativeWork, schema:Movie, bgn:DVD ;
   bgn:translationOfWork <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/46691808#CreativeWork/unidentifiedOriginalWork> ;
   library:oclcnum "46691808" ;
   library:placeOfPublication <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1083458689#Place/burbank_ca> ; # Burbank, CA
   library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/cau> ;
   rdfs:seeAlso <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1083458689#CreativeWork/being_there> ; # Being there.
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/937845> ; # Gardeners
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1083458689#Person/kosinski_jerzy_1933_1991> ; # Jerzy Kosinski
   schema:about <http://viaf.org/viaf/34458766> ; # Jerzy Kosinski
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1083458689#Topic/gardeners_washington_d_c> ; # Gardeners--Washington (D.C.)
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1105950> ; # Savants (Savant syndrome)
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1083458689#Topic/television_viewers_washington_d_c> ; # Television viewers--Washington (D.C.)
   schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/791.4372/e21/> ;
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1083458689#Topic/comedy> ; # Comedy
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1147132> ; # Television viewers
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1204505> ; # Washington (D.C.)
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1083458689#Topic/savants_savant_syndrome_washington_d_c> ; # Savants (Savant syndrome)--Washington (D.C.)
   schema:actor <http://viaf.org/viaf/117434617> ; # Richard Basehart
   schema:actor <http://viaf.org/viaf/64193394> ; # Jack Warden
   schema:actor <http://viaf.org/viaf/49387018> ; # Peter Sellers
   schema:actor <http://viaf.org/viaf/44509085> ; # Richard Dysart
   schema:actor <http://viaf.org/viaf/110276203> ; # Shirley MacLaine
   schema:actor <http://viaf.org/viaf/49412354> ; # Melvyn Douglas
   schema:author <http://viaf.org/viaf/34458766> ; # Jerzy Kosinski
   schema:awards "Academy Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role (Douglas), 1980." ;
   schema:composer <http://viaf.org/viaf/102341215> ; # Johnny Mandel
   schema:contentRating "MPAA rating: PG." ;
   schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/151540138> ; # Lorimar Film Entertainment.
   schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/125616052> ; # Warner Home Video (Firm)
   schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/151539208> ; # Northstar Entertainment, Inc.
   schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/128184159> ; # Warner Bros. Pictures (1969- )
   schema:contributor <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1083458689#Person/kosinski_jerzy_1933_1991> ; # Jerzy Kosinski
   schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/37122919> ; # Caleb Deschanel
   schema:copyrightYear "2001" ;
   schema:description "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."@en ;
   schema:director <http://viaf.org/viaf/100241492> ; # Hal Ashby
   schema:editor <http://viaf.org/viaf/75882102> ; # Don Zimmerman
   schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/1083458689> ; # Being there (Motion picture : 1979)
   schema:genre "Fiction films"@en ;
   schema:genre "Feature films"@en ;
   schema:genre "Comedy films"@en ;
   schema:genre "Drama"@en ;
   schema:genre "Film adaptations"@en ;
   schema:genre "Video recordings for the hearing impaired"@en ;
   schema:inLanguage "en" ;
   schema:name "Being there"@en ;
   schema:producer <http://viaf.org/viaf/16832210> ; # Andrew Braunsberg
   schema:productID "46691808" ;
   schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/46691808#PublicationEvent/burbank_ca_warner_home_video_c2001> ;
   schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1083458689#Agent/warner_home_video> ; # Warner Home Video
   schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780790757230> ;
   wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/46691808> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1083458689#Agent/warner_home_video> # Warner Home Video
    a bgn:Agent ;
   schema:name "Warner Home Video" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1083458689#Person/kosinski_jerzy_1933_1991> # Jerzy Kosinski
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:birthDate "1933" ;
   schema:deathDate "1991" ;
   schema:familyName "Kosinski" ;
   schema:givenName "Jerzy" ;
   schema:name "Jerzy Kosinski" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1083458689#Topic/savants_savant_syndrome_washington_d_c> # Savants (Savant syndrome)--Washington (D.C.)
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:hasPart <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85064166> ;
   schema:name "Savants (Savant syndrome)--Washington (D.C.)"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1105950> # Savants (Savant syndrome)
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Savants (Savant syndrome)"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1147132> # Television viewers
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Television viewers"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1204505> # Washington (D.C.)
    a schema:Place ;
   schema:name "Washington (D.C.)" ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/937845> # Gardeners
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Gardeners"@en ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/100241492> # Hal Ashby
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:familyName "Ashby" ;
   schema:givenName "Hal" ;
   schema:name "Hal Ashby" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/102341215> # Johnny Mandel
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:familyName "Mandel" ;
   schema:givenName "Johnny" ;
   schema:name "Johnny Mandel" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/110276203> # Shirley MacLaine
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:birthDate "1934" ;
   schema:familyName "MacLaine" ;
   schema:givenName "Shirley" ;
   schema:name "Shirley MacLaine" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/117434617> # Richard Basehart
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:birthDate "1914" ;
   schema:deathDate "1984" ;
   schema:familyName "Basehart" ;
   schema:givenName "Richard" ;
   schema:name "Richard Basehart" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/125616052> # Warner Home Video (Firm)
    a schema:Organization ;
   schema:name "Warner Home Video (Firm)" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/128184159> # Warner Bros. Pictures (1969- )
    a schema:Organization ;
   schema:name "Warner Bros. Pictures (1969- )" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/151539208> # Northstar Entertainment, Inc.
    a schema:Organization ;
   schema:name "Northstar Entertainment, Inc." ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/151540138> # Lorimar Film Entertainment.
    a schema:Organization ;
   schema:name "Lorimar Film Entertainment." ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/16832210> # Andrew Braunsberg
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:familyName "Braunsberg" ;
   schema:givenName "Andrew" ;
   schema:name "Andrew Braunsberg" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/34458766> # Jerzy Kosinski
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:birthDate "1933" ;
   schema:deathDate "1991" ;
   schema:familyName "Kosinski" ;
   schema:givenName "Jerzy" ;
   schema:name "Jerzy Kosinski" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/37122919> # Caleb Deschanel
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:birthDate "1944" ;
   schema:familyName "Deschanel" ;
   schema:givenName "Caleb" ;
   schema:name "Caleb Deschanel" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/44509085> # Richard Dysart
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:familyName "Dysart" ;
   schema:givenName "Richard" ;
   schema:name "Richard Dysart" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/49387018> # Peter Sellers
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:birthDate "1925" ;
   schema:deathDate "1980" ;
   schema:familyName "Sellers" ;
   schema:givenName "Peter" ;
   schema:name "Peter Sellers" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/49412354> # Melvyn Douglas
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:familyName "Douglas" ;
   schema:givenName "Melvyn" ;
   schema:name "Melvyn Douglas" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/64193394> # Jack Warden
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:familyName "Warden" ;
   schema:givenName "Jack" ;
   schema:name "Jack Warden" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/75882102> # Don Zimmerman
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:familyName "Zimmerman" ;
   schema:givenName "Don" ;
   schema:name "Don Zimmerman" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/1083458689> # Being there (Motion picture : 1979)
   schema:name "Being there (Motion picture : 1979)"@en ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780790757230>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
   schema:isbn "0790757230" ;
   schema:isbn "9780790757230" ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.