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J. Edgar

by Eastwood, Clint, 1930- (Composer, Director, Producer)

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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. Bu... Full description

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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.
Item Description: Originally produced as a motion picture in 2011.
Special feature: "J. Edgar, a complicated man," featurette about Hoover and the challenges of creating a period piece.
Physical Description: 1 videodisc (137 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Format: DVD; region 1, enhanced for widescreen TVs, Dolby Digital 5.1 surround sound, dual layer.
Audience: MPAA rating: R; for brief strong language.
Production Credits: Director of photography, Tom Stern ; editors, Joel Cox, Gary D. Roach ; music, Clint Eastwood.
ISBN: 0780685016
9780780685017
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