Kids Library Home

Welcome to the Kids' Library!

Search for books, movies, music, magazines, and more.

     
Book Cover
DVD/Video

Title J. Edgar [videorecording] / Warner Bros. Pictures presents ; an Imagine Entertainment production, a Malpaso production ; directed and produced by Clint Eastwood ; written by Dustin Lance Black ; produced by Brian Grazer, Robert Lorenz.

Imprint Burbank, CA : Warner Bros. Entertainment : Distributed by Warner Home Video, [2012]

Copies

Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library DVD    JED    DUE 10-21-21
Description 1 videodisc (137 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Note Originally released as a motion picture in 2011.
Special feature: Featurette "J. Edgar: A complicated man" (13 min.)
Credits Director of photography, Tom Stern ; production designer, James J. Murakami ; editors, Joel Cox, Gary D. Roach ; costume designer, Deborah Hopper ; music, Clint Eastwood.
Cast 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.
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"--Container.
Audience MPAA rating: R; for brief strong language.
System Details DVD, region 1, widescreen presentation ; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround.
Language English or dubbed French dialogue, optional subtitles in English, French or Spanish ; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH)
Subject Hoover, J. Edgar (John Edgar), 1895-1972 -- Drama.
Lindbergh, Charles Augustus, 1930-1932 -- Kidnapping, 1932 -- Drama.
Hoover, J. Edgar (John Edgar), 1895-1972 -- Teatro.
United States. Federal Bureau of Investigation -- Drama.
Oficina Federal de Investigación de Estados Unidos -- Teatro.
Closeted gays -- Drama.
Mothers and sons -- Drama.
Criminal investigation -- United States -- Drama.
United States -- Politics and government -- 20th century -- Drama.
Genre/Form Historical films.
Biographical films.
Crime films.
Spy films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Added Author Eastwood, Clint, 1930- Director. Producer. Composer.
Black, Dustin Lance. Screenwriter.
Grazer, Brian, 1953- Producer.
Lorenz, Robert (Robert B.) Producer.
DiCaprio, Leonardo. Actor.
Watts, Naomi, 1968- Actor.
Dench, Judi, 1934- Actor.
Hammer, Armie, 1986- Actor.
Lucas, Josh. Actor.
Mulroney, Dermot. Actor.
Donovan, Jeffrey. Actor.
O'Hare, Denis P. Actor.
Root, Stephen. Actor.
Grenier, Zach, 1954- Actor.
Herriman, Damon, 1970- Actor.
Thompson, Lea, 1961- Actor.
Howard, Ken, 1944- Actor.
Hamilton, Josh. Actor.
Hecht, Jessica, 1965- Actor.
Pierson, Geoff. Actor.
O'Neill, Michael. Actor.
Warner Bros. Pictures (1969- )
Imagine Entertainment (Firm)
Malpaso (Company)
Warner Bros. Entertainment.
Warner Home Video (Firm)
ISBN 0780685016
9780780685017
Standard No. 883929215003
Music No. 3000042353 Warner Home Video
2000066160 Warner Home Video

 
    
Available items only