skip navigation
Being There (1978) -- (Movie Clip) Growth Has Its Season

title details and video sharing options

  1. now playing

    Being There (1978) -- (Movie Clip) Growth Has Its Season

    Ailing magnate Ben (Melvyn Douglas), his friend the president (Jack Warden) visiting, brings idiot gardener Chance (Peter Sellers), now called "Chauncey" and considered wise, into conversation, in Being There, 1979, from Jerzy Kosinski's novella.

    View the TCMDb entry for Being There (1979)


  2. share video

Copy the text below to embed this video on your webpage:

close
This Month
Summer Under The Stars -- (Movie Promo) August 2015
Original promo for TCM's August, 2015 Summer Under The...
Play
Whirlpool (1949) -- (Movie Clip) Your Soul Can Undress
Crooked quasi-hypnotist Korvo (Jose Ferrer) has persuaded...
Play | SHOP

Whirlpool (1949) -- (Movie Clip)... Crooked quasi-hypnotist... MORE > $14.98 Regularly $14.98 Buy Now

Male Animal, The -- (Movie Clip) Got Glue On Your Pants?
Boffo homecoming pep rally, professor Tommy (Henry Fonda)...
Play | SHOP

Male Animal, The -- (Movie Clip)... Boffo homecoming pep... MORE > $17.99 Regularly $17.99 Buy Now

Silk Stockings (1957) -- (Movie Clip) Ritz Roll Rock
Returned to Paris, Ninotchka (Cyd Charisse) is hustled...
Play
Man Who Would Be King, The (1975) -- (Movie Clip) Alexander Who?
Newsman and fellow Freemason Kipling (Christopher Plummer)...
Play | SHOP

Man Who Would Be King, The (1975)... Newsman and fellow... MORE > $23.99 Regularly $24.98 Buy Now

Undercurrent (1946) -- (Movie Clip) Insane Look Of Fear
Ann (Katharine Hepburn), visiting her husband's family...
Play | SHOP

Undercurrent (1946) -- (Movie Clip)... Ann (Katharine Hepburn),... MORE > $59.98 Regularly $59.98 Buy Now

Bataan (1943) -- (Movie Clip) There'll Be No Taps
Vagabond sailor Purckett (Robert Walker) and demolition...
Play | SHOP

Bataan (1943) -- (Movie Clip)... Vagabond sailor Purckett... MORE > $19.99 Regularly $27.98 Buy Now

Damned Don't Cry, The -- (Movie Clip) I'm Gonna Get It!
From the funeral of their son, Ethel (Joan Crawford) and...
Play | SHOP

Damned Don't Cry, The --... From the funeral of their... MORE > $49.98 Regularly $49.98 Buy Now

Rachel and the Stranger - (Original Trailer)
A mail-order bride (Loretta Young) finds herself attracted...
Play
Pleasure Seekers, The -- (Movie Clip) The Ones That Fly
Evidently they like Vegas stylings at this Madrid...
Play
Breaking Point, The (1952) -- (Movie Clip) Sporting Blood
Fishing boat captain Harry (John Garfield), ducking...
Play
12 Angry Men -- (Movie Clip) You Got Any Kids?
Juror 3 (Lee J. Cobb) is letting out some of his feelings...
Play | SHOP

12 Angry Men -- (Movie Clip) You... Juror 3 (Lee J. Cobb) is... MORE > $14.98 Regularly $14.98 Buy Now

Sidewalks Of London (1938) -- (Movie Clip) Sorry, Mate!
Immediately following the opening, street performer...
Play
Brannigan (1975) -- (Movie Clip) Knock Knock
Modern enough opening, interrupting the credits, Ralph...
Play
Popi - (Original Trailer)
Alan Arkin plays a Puerto Rican immigrant who hatches a...
Play
Foreign Affair, A (1948) -- (Movie Clip) Erika
Captain Pringle (John Lund) arrives with gifts for his...
Play | SHOP

Foreign Affair, A (1948) -- (Movie... Captain Pringle (John... MORE > $19.98 Regularly $19.98 Buy Now

Temptress, The (1926) -- (Movie Clip) Her Jewels Paid The Way
Argentine engineer Robledo (Antonio Moreno) at first...
Play | SHOP

Temptress, The (1926) -- (Movie... Argentine engineer... MORE > $39.98 Regularly $39.98 Buy Now

Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1941) -- (Movie Clip) A Sovereign, My Dear
Dazzling barmaid Ivy (Ingrid Bergman) may not seem English...
Play | SHOP

Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1941) --... Dazzling barmaid Ivy... MORE > $19.99 Regularly $27.98 Buy Now

He Ran All The Way -- (Movie Clip) You're Too Tense
Fresh off a robbery and shootout, Nick (John Garfield)...
Play
Anatomy Of A Murder (1959) -- (Movie Clip) Seen Him In Action
Hot-shot prosecutor Dancer (George C. Scott) entering the...
Play | SHOP

Anatomy Of A Murder (1959) --... Hot-shot prosecutor... MORE > $29.95 Regularly $29.95 Buy Now

#
Being There (1978) -- (Movie Clip) Growth Has Its...
Ailing magnate Ben (Melvyn Douglas), his friend the...
Being There (1978) -- (Movie Clip) Growth Has Its Season
Ailing magnate Ben (Melvyn Douglas), his friend the president (Jack Warden) visiting, brings idiot gardener Chance (Peter Sellers), now called "Chauncey" and considered wise, into conversation, in Being There, 1979, from Jerzy Kosinski's novella.>
Being There (1978) -- (Movie Clip) The Old...
From the credits, first scene for Chance (Peter Sellers),...
Being There (1978) -- (Movie Clip) The Old Man's Dead
From the credits, first scene for Chance (Peter Sellers), who scarcely notices Louise (Ruth Attaway), bearing news of their employer's sudden death, in director Hal Ashby's Being There, 1979.>
Being There (1978) -- (Movie Clip) That Room...
Idiot Chance (Peter Sellers), now answering to "Chauncey,"...
Being There (1978) -- (Movie Clip) That Room Upstairs
Idiot Chance (Peter Sellers), now answering to "Chauncey," with ailing billionaire host Ben (Melvyn Douglas), wife Eve (Shirley MacLaine) and physician Allenby (Richard Dysart), who find him profound, in Hal Ashby's Being There, 1979.>
Being There (1978) -- (Movie Clip) Kind And...
Eve (Shirley MacLaine), upset by her husband's illness,...
Being There (1978) -- (Movie Clip) Kind And Sensitive Man
Eve (Shirley MacLaine), upset by her husband's illness, consoled by idiot Chance (Peter Sellers), now called "Chauncey" and newly famous as a counselor to the president, in Hal Ashby's Being There, 1979.>
Being There (1978) -- (Movie Clip) Chauncey...
Aimless gardener Chance (Peter Sellers) fascinated by a...
Being There (1978) -- (Movie Clip) Chauncey Gardiner
Aimless gardener Chance (Peter Sellers) fascinated by a Washington, D.C. shop window TV display, meets well-to-do Eve (Shirley MacLaine) who surmises a name for him, in Hal Ashby's Being There, 1979.>
Being There - (Original Trailer)
Being There
An illiterate gardener (Peter Sellers)...
Being There - (Original Trailer)
Peter Sellers gave perhaps his greatest performance in Hal Ashby's wicked satire Being There (1979).>
#

TCM Classic Film Union

See more video like this in our fan community

VISIT SITE NOW>

#

TCM Movie Database

Your destination for exclusive material from the TCM vaults

LEARN MORE >