The Private Files of J. Edgar Hoover | 1977

Drama, Biopic
The life of former FBI director J. Edgar Hoover is dramatized. Some of the notable successes of his career with the bureau are shown, including the shooting of notorious gangster John Dillinger in Chicago and Hoover's ...more

Cast

... J Edgar Hoover

Actor

... Lionel McCoy

Actor

... Robert F Kennedy

Actor

... Carrie DeWitt

Actor

... Dwight Webb

Actor

... Florence Hollister

Actor

... Melvin Purvis

Actor

... Clyde Tolson

Actor

... Martin Luther King Jr

Actor

... Lyndon B Johnson

Actor

... Dave Hindley

Actor

... Franklin Delano Roosevelt

Actor

Company

Anvil Sound Services

Production Company

Larco Productions

Production Company

Synopsis

The life of former FBI director J. Edgar Hoover is dramatized. Some of the notable successes of his career with the bureau are shown, including the shooting of notorious gangster John Dillinger in Chicago and Hoover's first arrest. Hoover's homosexuality, his decadent private life, and his propensity for using blackmail to gain support are also explored.

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