Tag: J. Edgar Hoover

September 28, 2013 /
December 18, 2012 /

Beloved the world over: On May 26, 1947, the FBI issued a memo stating “With regard to the picture “It’s a Wonderful Life”, [redacted] stated in substance that the film represented rather obvious attempts to discredit bankers by casting Lionel Barrymore as a ‘scrooge-type’ so that he would be the…

August 16, 2012 /

J. Edgar Hoover (as I mentioned before, a big fan of “I Love Lucy”) and Clyde Tolson at the races in Del Mar: Cagney in “G Men”: Leo as J. Edgar: