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The Late Film: The Private Files of J. Edgar Hoover


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Broderick Crawford Jose Ferrer
J. Edgar Hoover was America's 'top cop'. When only 29 he became acting Director of the FBI, and held the enormously powerful role as the head of America's internal security under eight presidents. This film depicts Hoover's 40-year rule, from his early days as a 'crime buster' to his later involvement with politics and his position as the most feared man in America.
Written, produced and directed by LARRY COHEN
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Unknown: Broderick Crawford
Unknown: Jose Ferrer
Unknown: J. Edgar Hoover
Directed By: Larry Cohen
J Edgar Hoover: Broderick Crawford
Young Hoover: James Wainwright
Lionel McCoy: José Ferrer
Robert F Kennedy: Michael Parks
Carrie Dewitt: Ronee Blakley
Dwight Webb: Rip Torn
Florence Hollister: Celeste Holm
Melvin Pervis: Michael Sacks
Clyde Tolson: Dan Dailey
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The Late Film: The Private Files of J. Edgar Hoover

BBC One London, 25 April 1986 23.45

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