The FBI Story (1959)
Release Date: Oct 1, 1959 Wide
Average Rating: 3.4/5
User Ratings: 257
If Warner Bros.' pageantlike The FBI Story resembles an episode of Jack Webb's Dragnet at times, it's probably because the screenplay was by veteran Dragnet scrivener Richard L. Breen. The film meticulously details the history of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, from its formation in 1924 to the present day (1959, that is). The story is told through the eyes of FBI agent Chip Hardesty (James Stewart), who narrates the film. We see the FBI tackling such villains as the Ku Klux Klan, the mob,
Oct 1, 1959 Wide
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LeRoy's picture is an uncritical, decently made salute to the FBI and Edgar Hoover
Hoover was very proud of The FBI Story. If you can stay awake through it, you might like it, too.
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