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J. Edgar [videorecording] / Warner Bros. Pictures presents ; an Imagine Entertainment production, a Malpaso production ; directed and produced by Clint Eastwood ; written by Dustin Lance Black ; produced by Brian Grazer, Robert Lorenz.

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  • 8 of 8 copies available at Sage Library System. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Lake County Library District. (Show)
  • 0 of 0 copies available at Lake County Main Library - Lakeview.

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Summary:

"J. Edgar Hoover [was] head of the Federal Bureau of Investigation for nearly 50 years. Hoover was feared, admired, reviled and revered, a man who could distort the truth as easily as he upheld it. His methods were at once ruthless and heroic, with the admiration of the world his most coveted prize. But behind closed doors, he held secrets that would have destroyed his image, his career and his life"--Container.
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Record details

  • ISBN: 0780685016
  • ISBN: 9780780685017
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (137 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: Burbank, CA : Warner Bros. Entertainment : [2012]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Title from container.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2011.
Special feature: Featurette "J. Edgar: A complicated man" (13 min.); Previews (10 min.).
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Director of photography, Tom Stern ; editors, Joel Cox, Gary D. Roach ; music, Clint Eastwood.
Participant or Performer Note:
Leonardo DiCaprio, Naomi Watts, Judi Dench, Armie Hammer, Josh Lucas, Dermot Mulroney, Jeffrey Donovan, Denis O'Hare, Stephen Root, Zach Grenier, Damon Herriman, Lea Thompson, Ken Howard, Josh Hamilton, Jessica Hecht, Geoff Pierson, Michael O'Neill.
Summary, etc.:
"J. Edgar Hoover [was] head of the Federal Bureau of Investigation for nearly 50 years. Hoover was feared, admired, reviled and revered, a man who could distort the truth as easily as he upheld it. His methods were at once ruthless and heroic, with the admiration of the world his most coveted prize. But behind closed doors, he held secrets that would have destroyed his image, his career and his life"--Container.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: R; for brief strong language.
System Details Note:
DVD; region 1; 5.1 Dolby Digital surround; widescreen presentation, preserving the 2.35:1 aspect ratio of its original theatrical exhibition, enhanced for widescreen televisions.
Language Note:
In English or dubbed French with optional subtitles in English SDH (subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing), French or Spanish.
Subject: Hoover, J. Edgar (John Edgar), 1895-1972 > Drama.
Lindbergh, Charles Augustus, 1930-1932 > Kidnapping, 1932 > Drama.
United States. Federal Bureau of Investigation > Biography > Drama.
Abuse of administrative power > United States > 20th century > Drama.
Political crimes and offenses > Investigation > United States > History > 20th century > Drama.
Political persecution > United States > History > 20th century > Drama.
Domestic intelligence > United States > History > 20th century > Drama.
Criminal investigation > United States > History > 20th century > Drama.
Closeted gays > Conduct of life > Drama.
Mothers and sons > Drama.
United States > Politics and government > 20th century > Drama.
Political persecution > United States > History > 20th century > Sources.
Genre: Crime films.
Spy films.
Feature films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

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