J. Edgar
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Burbank, CA : Warner Bros. Entertainment : Distributed by Warner Home Video, c2012.
Physical Desc
1 videodisc (137 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Rating
MPAA rating: Rated R for brief strong language.
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Format
DVD
Language
English
ISBN
0780685016, 9780780685017
UPC
883929215003

Notes

General Note
Originally produced as a motion picture in 2011.
General Note
Special feature: Featurette "J. Edgar: A complicated man" (13 min.); Previews (10 min.).
Creation/Production Credits
Director of photography, Tom Stern ; production designer, James J. Murakami ; editors, Joel Cox, Gary D. Roach ; costume designer, Deborah Hopper ; music, Clint Eastwood.
Participants/Performers
Leonardo DiCaprio, Naomi Watts, Judi Dench, Armie Hammer, Josh Lucas, Dermot Mulroney, Jeffrey Donovan, Denis O'Hare, Stephen Root, Zach Grenier, Damon Herriman, Lea Thompson, Ken Howard, Josh Hamilton, Jessica Hecht, Geoff Pierson, Michael O'Neill.
Description
A dramatic introduction to J Edgar Hoover, his nearly 50 years of civil service under 8 U.S. Presidents, and the growth of his personal fiefdom, the Federal Bureau of Investigation. An all-work, no play type, he headed that agency from 1924 until death retired him in 1972. Building the FBI he pioneered the use of deportations against suspected communists, advanced forensic science, tracked down notorious gangsters, and used the Lindbergh baby kidnapping to push legislation that declared kidnapping a federal crime--all while viewing the security of Americans as his personal responsibility. He also never married, was devoted to his mother, and demanded absolute loyalty from both his secretary and his lifelong friend, Clyde Tolson, all while supposedly keeping secret files on most politicians and celebrities. This intensely cautious, enigmatic, and private man was America's premier secret policeman: feared, admired, reviled, and revered.
Target Audience
MPAA rating: Rated R for brief strong language.
System Details
DVD; region 1; 5.1 Dolby Digital surround; widescreen presentation, preserving the 2.35:1 aspect ratio of its original theatrical exhibition, enhanced for widescreen televisions.
Language
In English or dubbed French with optional subtitles in English SDH (subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing), French or Spanish.

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APA Citation (style guide)

Eastwood, C., Black, D. L., Grazer, B., Lorenz, R., DiCaprio, L., Watts, N., Dench, J., Hammer, A., Lucas, J., Mulroney, D., Donovan, J., O'Hare, D. P., Root, S., Grenier, Z., Herriman, D., Thompson, L., Howard, K., Hamilton, J., Hecht, J., Pierson, G., & O'Neill, M. (2012). J. Edgar . Warner Bros. Entertainment : Distributed by Warner Home Video.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Clint Eastwood et al.. 2012. J. Edgar. Burbank, CA: Warner Bros. Entertainment : Distributed by Warner Home Video.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Clint Eastwood et al.. J. Edgar Burbank, CA: Warner Bros. Entertainment : Distributed by Warner Home Video, 2012.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Eastwood, Clint, et al. J. Edgar Warner Bros. Entertainment : Distributed by Warner Home Video, 2012.

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