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    Peter Sellers gave perhaps his greatest performance in Hal Ashby's wicked satire Being There (1979).

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Being There - (Original Trailer)
Being There
Being There - (Original Trailer)
Peter Sellers gave perhaps his greatest performance in Hal Ashby's wicked satire Being There (1979).>
Robert Osborne Intro -- Being There (1979)
Robert Osborne Introduces Being There, 1979.
Robert Osborne Intro -- Being There...
Robert Osborne Intro -- Being There (1979)
Robert Osborne Introduces Being There, 1979. >
Being There (1978) -- (Movie Clip) The Old...
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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...
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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...
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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) Growth Has Its...
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Being There (1978) -- (Movie Clip) Growth Has Its Season
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