The FBI Story 1959

The FBI Story

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Recounting his storied FBI career, veteran agent Chip Hardesty (James Stewart) narrates events occurring from the 1920s to the 1940s. After marrying Lucy Ann (Vera Miles), a local librarian, Hardesty is supposed to resign from the agency. But when he hears J. Edgar Hoover speak, he has a change of heart, fully embracing the agency. As he travels from one investigation to another with his partner, Sam Crandall (Murray Hamilton), Hardesty faces down famous mobsters, Klansmen and spies.

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James Stewart
John Michael `'Chip'` Hardesty
Vera Miles
Lucy Ann Hardesty
Murray Hamilton
Sam Crandall
Larry Pennell
George Crandall
Nick Adams
John Gilbert `'Jack'` Graham
Diane Jergens
Jennie Hardesty
Joyce Taylor
Anne Hardesty
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  • Jul 23, 2008
    Intriguing condensation of some the FBI's major cases.
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