12 angry men
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Format
DVD
Edition
Two-DVD special ed.
Physical Desc
2 videodiscs (96 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in. + booklet.
Language
English
ISBN
9781604655094, 1604655097
UPC
715515089319

Notes

General Note
Based on the television drama of the same title by Reginald Rose.
General Note
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1957.
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.
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 jury of white men is ready to pass judgment on a Puerto Rican teenager charged with murdering his father. However, one juror forces the others to consider whether the evidence--or the jurors' own prejudices--influences their deliberations. The story plays out in real time over ninety minutes in one sweltering room.
System Details
DVD; region 1; NTSC; widescreen (1.66:1) presentation; Dolby digital mono.
Language
English dialogue with optional English captions.
Awards
National Film Registry selection, 2007.
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APA Citation (style guide)

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

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

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

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

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

MLA Citation (style guide)

Lumet, Sidney, et al. 12 Angry Men. Two-DVD special ed. [New York]: Criterion Collection, 2011. DVD.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
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