The Private Files of J. Edgar Hoover (1977)

PG   |    |  Biography, Drama


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The story of the late J. Edgar Hoover, who was head of the FBI from 1924-1972. The film follows Hoover from his racket-busting days through his reign under eight U.S. presidents.

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  • Broderick Crawford in The Private Files of J. Edgar Hoover (1977)
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Cast & Crew

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Director:

Larry Cohen

Writer:

Larry Cohen

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Did You Know?

Trivia

Several people who were real-life acquaintances of J. Edgar Hoover are featured in the film, including the barber who regularly cut his hair and his regular waiter at the Mayflower Hotel.


Quotes

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Storyline

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Genres

Biography | Drama

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