Book to Movie: Being There

The Book to Movie of Month
  • Author: Jerzy Kosinski
  • Pages: 141
  • Audio: 2 hours and 51 minutes
The Book to Movie of Month
  • Director: Hal Ashby
  • Screen Writer: Jerzy Kosińsk
  • Running Time: 2 hours and 10 minutes


  • Peter Sellers as Chance the Gardener
  • Shirley MacLaine as Eve Rand
  • Melvyn Douglas as Ben Rand
  • Richard Dysart as Dr. Robert Allenby
  • Jack Warden as the President
  • Richard Basehart as Vladimir Skrapinov
  • Than Wyenn as Ambassador Gaufridi
  • David Clennon as Thomas Franklin
  • Fran Brill as Sally Hayes
  • Ruth Attaway as Louise
  • Denise DuBarry as Johanna
  • Sam Weisman as Colson
  • Alice Hirson as the First Lady
  • Arthur Rosenberg as Morton Hull
  • Jerome Hellman as Gary Burns
  • James Noble as Kaufman