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Author Herzberg, Bob, 1956-

Title The FBI and the movies : a history of the Bureau on screen and behind the scenes in Hollywood / Bob Herzberg.

Imprint Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co, c2007.

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Location Call No. Status OPAC Message Public Note Gift Note
 Moore Stacks  PN1995.9.P57 H47 2007    Available  ---
Description x, 276 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Summary "The main body examines the filmmakers, actors, technicians, writers and producers who were responsible for FBI films, following the FBI from birth of a cultural icon in the 1930s, through the war years and the threat of the Red Menace, and death of Hoover and scandals of the 1960s. Studio correspondence and once confidential FBI memos are included"--Provided by publisher.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 267-268) and index.
Subject Police films -- United States -- History and criticism.
Detective and mystery films -- United States -- History and criticism.
United States. Federal Bureau of Investigation -- In motion pictures.
United States. Federal Bureau of Investigation.
ISBN 9780786427550 (softcover : alk. paper)
0786427558 (softcover : alk. paper)