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The FBI Story

The FBI Story(1959)

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  • Two F.B.I. agents were on the set at all times.
  • J. Edgar Hoover personally chose James Stewart for the role of Chip Hardesty because he felt that Stewart conveyed a positive image.
  • Hoover forced director Mervyn LeRoy to re-shoot a scene because he didn't approve of one of the extras.
  • Security checks were performed on all those involved on the film's production.

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