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The Private Files of J. Edgar Hoover (1977)

18 12/01/1977 (US) DramaHistory 1h 52m

Not all the files were destroyed


The files that escaped the shredder have become an incredible motion picture. From the Kennedys to Martin Luther King. From cab drivers to Congressmen. From housewives to hostesses. He had something on 58 million people. It was all in his files. Now you can see how he used it.

  1. Larry Cohen

    Director, Writer

Top Billed Cast

  1. Broderick Crawford

    Broderick Crawford

    J. Edgar Hoover

  2. James Wainwright

    James Wainwright

    Young Hoover

  3. Michael Parks

    Michael Parks

    Robert F. Kennedy

  4. José Ferrer

    José Ferrer

    Lionel McCoy

  5. Celeste Holm

    Celeste Holm

    Florence Hollister

  6. Rip Torn

    Rip Torn

    Dwight Webb

  7. Ronee Blakley

    Ronee Blakley

    Carrie DeWitt

  8. Dan Dailey

    Dan Dailey

    Clyde Tolson

  9. Ronee Blakley

    Ronee Blakley

    Carrie DeWitt (as Roneé Blakley)

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The Private Files of J. Edgar Hoover
The Private Files of J. Edgar Hoover

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Original Language English

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