The Private Files of J. Edgar Hoover

75
  • PG
Seamy but entertaining account of the skeletons in the FBI founder's life. A zesty cast of veterans add spice to the scandalous and irresponsible dishing of America's great megalomaniacs. A guilty pleasure.
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Seamy but entertaining account of the skeletons in the FBI founder's life. A zesty cast of veterans add spice to the scandalous and irresponsible dishing of America's great megalomaniacs. A guilty pleasure.

Original Release

12/01/1977

US Release

12/01/1977

Cast

Broderick Crawford J. Edgar Hoover
Dan Dailey Clyde Tolson
Jose Ferrer Lionel McCoy
Michael Parks Robert F. Kennedy
Rip Torn Dwight Webb / Dwight Webb, Jr.
James Wainwright Young Hoover
Ronee Blakley Carrie DeWitt / Carrie DeWitt (as Roneé Blakley)
Hanns Manship FBI Agent
Celeste Holm Florence Hollister
Howard Da Silva Pres. Franklin D. Roosevelt
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Larry Cohen

Writers

Larry Cohen

Cast

Broderick Crawford J. Edgar Hoover
Dan Dailey Clyde Tolson
Jose Ferrer Lionel McCoy
Michael Parks Robert F. Kennedy
Rip Torn Dwight Webb / Dwight Webb, Jr.
James Wainwright Young Hoover
Ronee Blakley Carrie DeWitt / Carrie DeWitt (as Roneé Blakley)
Hanns Manship FBI Agent
Celeste Holm Florence Hollister
Howard Da Silva Pres. Franklin D. Roosevelt
John Marley Dave Hindley
Raymond St. Jacques Martin Luther King
June Havoc Hoover's Mother
Lloyd Nolan Attorney General Harlan Stone
Andrew Duggan Pres. Lyndon B. Johnson
Jack Cassidy Damon Runyon
George Plimpton Quentin Reynolds
Lloyd Gough Walter Winchell
Brad Dexter Alvin Karpis
George D. Wallace Senator Joseph McCarthy / Senator Joseph McCarthy (as George D. Wallace)

Producers

Samuel Z. Arkoff Executive Producer
Larry Cohen Producer
Arthur Mandelberg Producer
Janelle Webb Producer

Editors

Chris Lebenzon

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