Catalog

Record Details

Catalog Search


Search Results Showing Item 1 of 1


DVD

Available copies

  • 3 of 3 copies available at Sage Library System. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Columbia Gorge Community College. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Columbia Gorge Community College Library.

Current holds

0 current holds with 3 total copies.

Summary:

Chance is a secluded gardener who has spent all his life in the Washington D.C. house of an old man. When the man dies, Chance is put out on the street with no knowledge of the world except what he has learned from television. After a run in with a limousine, he ends up a guest of Eve and her husband Ben. Ben is an influential, but sickly businessman. Now called Chauncey Gardner, Chance becomes friend and confidante to Ben, as well as an unlikely political insider.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Columbia Gorge Community College Library DRAMA BEIN 1979 (Text) 33892002470392 DVD DVD None 09/04/2013 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781419873294
  • ISBN: 1419873296
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (130 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
    videodisc
    videorecording
  • Edition: Deluxe edition.
  • Publisher: Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, [2009]

Content descriptions

General Note: Academy Awards (1980): winner for Best Actor in a Supporting Role (Melvyn Douglas); nominated for Best Actor in a Leading Role (Peter Sellers); Golden Globes (1980): winner for Best Motion Picture Actor - Musical/Comedy (Sellers); Best Motion Picture Actor in a Supporting Role (Douglas); nominated for Best Director - Motion Picture; Best Motion Picture - Musical/Comedy; Best Motion Picture Actress - Musical/Comedy (Shirley MacLaine); Best Screenplay - Motion Picture (Kosinski)
English, French or Spanish dialogue with optional French or Spanish subtitles; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.
Special features: Memories from Being there (featurette); theatrical trailer.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1979.
Based on the novel by Jerzy Kosinski.
Dual-layer format.
Widescreen (1.78:1) presentation.
Recorded in Dolby digital mono.
Creation/Production Credits Note: Director of photography, Caleb Deschanel ; editor, Don Zimmerman ; music, Johnny Mandel.
Participant or Performer Note: Peter Sellers, Shirley MacLaine, Jack Warden, Melvyn Douglas, Richard Dysart, Richard Basehard, Ruth Attaway, Dave Clennon.
Summary, etc.: Chance is a secluded gardener who has spent all his life in the Washington D.C. house of an old man. When the man dies, Chance is put out on the street with no knowledge of the world except what he has learned from television. After a run in with a limousine, he ends up a guest of Eve and her husband Ben. Ben is an influential, but sickly businessman. Now called Chauncey Gardner, Chance becomes friend and confidante to Ben, as well as an unlikely political insider.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: PG.
System Details Note:
DVD format.
Language Note:
English, French or Spanish dialogue with optional French or Spanish subtitles; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.
Awards Note:
Academy Awards (1980): winner for Best Actor in a Supporting Role (Melvyn Douglas); nominated for Best Actor in a Leading Role (Peter Sellers); Golden Globes (1980): winner for Best Motion Picture Actor - Musical/Comedy (Sellers); Best Motion Picture Actor in a Supporting Role (Douglas); nominated for Best Director - Motion Picture; Best Motion Picture - Musical/Comedy; Best Motion Picture Actress - Musical/Comedy (Shirley MacLaine); Best Screenplay - Motion Picture (Kosinski)
Subject: Gardeners Washington (D.C.) Drama
Social isolation Washington (D.C.) Drama
Married people Washington (D.C.) Drama
Male friendship Washington (D.C.) Drama
Business and politics Washington (D.C.) Drama
Genre: Feature films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Comedy films.
Search Results Showing Item 1 of 1

Additional Resources