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


  • DVD DVD
  • ISBN: 0780685016
  • ISBN: 9780780685017
  • Description: 1 videodisc (137 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, c2012.

Available copies

  • 20 copies at NOBLE (All Libraries).

Current holds

1 current hold with 28 total copies.

Library Location Call Number Status Due Date
Beverly Main Adult DVD Feature Film DVD (Text to phone) Missing -
Everett - Parlin Memorial Adult Videos DVD/ 791.4372/J. Edgar (Text to phone) Available -
Everett - Parlin Memorial Adult Videos CIRC DESK/DVD 791.4372/J. Edgar (Text to phone) Available -
Everett - Parlin Memorial Adult Videos CIRC DESK DVD/791.4372/J. Edgar (Text to phone) Missing -
Everett - Parlin Memorial Adult Videos CIRC DESK DVD/791.4372/J. Edgar (Text to phone) Checked out 09/26/2012
Everett - Shute Memorial Adult Videos DVD 791.4372/J (Text to phone) Offline -
Gloucester Adult DVDs DVD/ J (Text to phone) Available -
Lynn Adult DVDs DVD/5194 (Text to phone) Available -
Marblehead Adult DVD RENTAL DVD FEATURE J. 2012 (Marblehead pickup only) (Text to phone) Available -
Melrose Rental DVDs (Main Floor) Rental DVD J (Text to phone) Available -
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Content descriptions

General Note: Originally produced as a motion picture in 2011.
Special feature: "J. Edgar, a complicated man," featurette about Hoover and the challenges of creating a period piece.
Creation/Production Credits Note: Director of photography, Tom Stern ; editors, Joel Cox, Gary D. Roach ; music, Clint Eastwood.
Participant or Performer Note: Leonardo DiCaprio, Naomi Watts, Judi Dench, Armie Hammer, Josh Lucas, Dermot Mulroney, Jeffrey Donovan, Denis O'Hare.
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.
Target Audience Note: MPAA rating: R; for brief strong language.
System Details Note: DVD; region 1; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround; widescreen.
Language Note: Subtitled for the deaf and hard of hearing.
English and French audio tracks; English, French or Spanish subtitles.
Eastwood, Clint, 1930- (Composer). Black, Dustin Lance. (Author of screenplay). 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). Warner Bros. Pictures (1969- ) (Added Author). Imagine Entertainment (Firm) (Added Author). Malpaso (Company) (Added Author). Warner Home Video (Firm) (Added Author).

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