12 angry men
(DVD)

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Published
[New York] : Criterion Collection, 2011.
Edition
Two-DVD special edition.
Physical Desc
2 videodiscs (96 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
Status
Adult DVDs (1st floor Audio/Video)
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Format
DVD
Language
English
UPC
715515089319

Notes

General Note
Special features: Disc 2. "The television version" directed by Franklin J. Schaffner's, introduction by Ron Simon (Sept. 26, 1954); "12 angry men: from television to the big screen" interview with film scholar Vance Kepley.Theatrical trailer. Disc 2. archival interviews with Lumet; new interview about the director with writer Walter Bernstein; new interview with Simon about television writer Reginald Rose; new interview with cinematographer John Bailey; "Tragedy in a small town" a 1956 teleplay directed by Lumet and written by Rose. Booklet: "Lumet's faces" essay by Thane Rosenbaum.
General Note
Based on the television drama of the same title by Reginald Rose/
General Note
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1957.
Creation/Production Credits
Director of photography, Boris Kaufman ; film editor, Carl Lerner ; music composed and conducted by Kenyon Hopkins ; art director, Robert Markel ; associate producer, George Justin.
Participants/Performers
Henry Fonda, Lee J. Cobb, Ed Begley, E.G. Marshall, Jack Warden, Martin Balsam, John Fiedler, Jack Klugman, Edward Binns, Joseph Sweeney, George Voskovec, Robert Webber.
Description
A behind-closed-doors look at the American legal system as riveting as it is sparse. The iconic adaptation of Reginald Rose's teleplay stars Henry Fonda as the initially dissenting member of a jury of white men ready to pass judgment on a Puerto Rican teenager charged with murdering his father. What results is a saga of epic proportions that plays out in real time over ninety minutes in one sweltering room. One of the most radical big-screen courtroom dramas in cinema history.
System Details
DVD; region 1; NTSC; widescreen (1.66:1) presentation; mono.
Language
English dialogue with optional English captions.
Awards
National Film Registry selection, 2007.

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Citations

APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Lumet, S., Rose, R., Fonda, H., Kaufman, B., Lerner, C., Hopkins, K., Markell, R. J., Cobb, L. J., Begley, E., Marshall, E. G., Warden, J., Balsam, M., Fiedler, J., Klugman, J., Binns, E., Sweeney, J., Voskovec, J., Webber, R., & Rose, R. (2011). 12 angry men (Two-DVD special edition.). Criterion Collection.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Sidney Lumet et al.. 2011. 12 Angry Men. [New York]: Criterion Collection.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Sidney Lumet et al.. 12 Angry Men [New York]: Criterion Collection, 2011.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Lumet, Sidney, et al. 12 Angry Men Two-DVD special edition., Criterion Collection, 2011.

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