All the Way to the FBI

Tracing the Hollywood career of J. Edgar Hoover
by Thomas Doherty   posted Nov 16, 2011

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It's been a long time since I've seen the Larry Cohen film, but I'm having trouble squaring this article's treatment of it with the following text by Cohen about Hoover:
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Leonardo DiCaprio in J. Edgar, directed by Clint Eastwood
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biopic  |  J. Edgar Hoover  |  Hollywood  |  sexuality  |  Cold War  |  The Great Depression  |  gangster film  |  FBI


Thomas Doherty is professor of American Studies at Brandeis University and the author of Hollywood's Censor: Joseph I. Breen and the Production Code Administration (Columbia University Press, 2007).

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