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The FBI Story (1959) [IN PROCESS - Information may be incomplete or contain inaccuracies]


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Release date: October 31, 1959
Studio: Warner Brothers
Runtime: 149 minutes
IMDB genres: crime, drama, history, thriller
BYU holdings: https://search.lib.byu.edu/byu/record/lee.6782155

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A dedicated FBI agent recalls the agency's battles against the Klan, organized crime and Communist spies.

Plot keywords (from IMDb): acronym in title, airplane accident, airport, anti semitism, argentina, barbecue, based on book, bronx new york city, burning cross, christmas tree, communism, corsage, criminology, dynamite, easter, father daughter relationship, fbi agent, fbi chief, federal agent, federal bureau of investigation, fifth columnist, firing range, fish restaurant, flight insurance, forensic science, g man, g men, gangster, graduation, heroism, hogan's alley, house explosion, investigation, iwo jima, jungle, ku klux klan, librarian, library, life insurance, marine corps, marital separation, mass murder, matricide, microfilm, miscarriage, murder, national honor society, native american, new york city, new york giants football, nitroglycerine, oil well, oklahoma, osage indian, parricide, patriotism, platinum, police, police procedure, police shootout, police surveillance, propaganda, rain forest, rope bridge, rurales, sabotage, scene before opening credits, shrimp, smuggling, speech, surveillance, swindle, terrorism, time bomb, yankee stadium bronx new york city, spy

Film Statistics

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Film duration: 2:28:54
Music duration: 01:22:02
Pages in score: 260
Total themes: 71
Themes with variants: 18
Total variants: 98
Total gestures: 22
Total underscoring sections: 22
Total underscoring duration: 00:09:33
Total instances: 230

Themes

Name Uses Variants
The Bureau 27 26
Lucy A 22 18
FBI March A 19 16
Symbol 14 13
Federales 6 4
Yankee Doodle 5 0
Communists 4 3
The Marines' Hymn 4 2
Egg Hunt 3 2
Escape 3 1
Klansmen 3 2
Mario Climbs 3 2
Message 3 0
Santa Lucia 3 0
Surveillance 1 3 2
Watch on the Rhine 3 2
FBI March B 2 0
Investigation 2 1
Lucy B 2 1
Mario 2 1
The Love Nest 2 1
Time Bomb 1 2 1
Agitato 1 0
Attack 1 0
Baby Face Dies 1 0
Bye Bye Blackbird 1 0
Cheyenne 1 0
Church 1 0
Climb Into Truck 1 0
Coming Thru the Rye 1 0
Conveyor Belt 1 0
Disaster 1 0
Driving 1 0
Embrace 1 0
Gaudeamus Igitur 1 0
Honey-Babe 1 0
I May Be Wrong (But I Think You're Wonderful) 1 0
I'll String Along With You 1 0
I'm Just Wild About Harry 1 0
Japanese 1 0
Jeepers Creepers 1 0
Jingle Bells 1 0
Kol Nidre 1 0
Liebesträume 1 0
Little Brown Jug 1 0
Ma Barker Dies 1 0
Microfilm 1 0
Oh You Beautiful Doll 1 0
Please Don’t Talk About Me When I'm Gone 1 0
Policia 1 0
Prayer 1 0
Pretty Baby 1 0
Street Music 1 0
Surveillance 2 1 0
Symphony No.5 1 0
Taps 1 0
Telegram 1 0
Ten Little Indians 1 0
The Chase 1 0
The Chase Ends 1 0
The Fountain in the Park 1 0
The Truck 1 0
Time Bomb 2 1 0
Time Bomb 3 1 0
Too Marvelous For Words 1 0
Waiting 1 0
Warning 1 0
Waving Goodbye 1 0
Wedding March 1 0
Workers 1 0
Wreckage 1 0

Gestures

Name
Agents die
Birds flying
Burning lantern
Car swerving
Chip tosses hat
Dillinger's death
Donkey
Door slam
Flicks water
Floyd dies
Floyd runs 1
Floyd runs 2
Lucy sits
Mario climbs downhill
Mario climbs uphill 1
Mario climbs uphill 2
Mario hides
Raises microfilm
Running downhill
Running uphill
Speeding
Takeoff

Underscoring

Name
Comical
Dark
Dramatic
Indians
Mysterious
Subtle
Tense