The FBI Story Poster

Release Date: 1959

DVD Release Date: August 15th, 2006

Not Yet Rated|2 hr 29 min

Plot Summary
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.

Cast: James Stewart, Vera Miles, Murray Hamilton, Larry Pennell, Nick Adams, Diane Jergens, Joyce Taylor

Director: Mervyn LeRoy

Genres: Crime drama

Production Co: Warner Brothers/Seven Arts

Keywords: Office, 1940s, Best friend, Melodramatic, Pursuit, Family, 1930s, Tense, Quest, Wife, Investigation, 1950s