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The Resource 12 angry men, Metro Goldwyn Mayer ; story and screenplay by Reginald Rose ; produced by Henry Fonda and Reginald Rose ; directed by Sidney Lumet ; Orion-Nova ; a United Artists presentation, (videorecording)

12 angry men, Metro Goldwyn Mayer ; story and screenplay by Reginald Rose ; produced by Henry Fonda and Reginald Rose ; directed by Sidney Lumet ; Orion-Nova ; a United Artists presentation, (videorecording)

Label
12 angry men
Title
12 angry men
Statement of responsibility
Metro Goldwyn Mayer ; story and screenplay by Reginald Rose ; produced by Henry Fonda and Reginald Rose ; directed by Sidney Lumet ; Orion-Nova ; a United Artists presentation
Title variation
Twelve angry men
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
A behind-closed-doors look at the American legal system as riveting as it is spare, 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
Related
Member of
Awards note
National Film Registry selection, 2007.
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
  • Studio One (Television program)
  • 12 angry men (Motion picture)
Credits note
Director of photography, Boris Kaufman ; film editor, Carl Lerner ; music, Kenyon Hopkins
Dewey number
791.43/72
Language note
Optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH)
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.A135 2011b
PerformerNote
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
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1924-2011
  • 1905-1982
  • 1911-1976
  • 1901-1970
  • 1914-1998
  • 1919-1996
  • 1925-2005
  • 1916-1990
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Lumet, Sidney
  • Rose, Reginald
  • Fonda, Henry
  • Cobb, Lee J.
  • Begley, Ed
  • Marshall, E. G.
  • Warden, Jack
  • Balsam, Martin
  • Klugman, Jack
  • Fiedler, John
  • Binns, Edward
  • Hopkins, Kenyon
  • Rose, Reginald
  • Orion-Nova Productions (Firm)
  • Criterion Collection (Firm)
Runtime
96
Series statement
The Criterion collection
Series volume
591
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Trials (Murder)
  • Jury
  • Jurors
  • Abused children
  • Parricide
  • Capital punishment
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
12 angry men, Metro Goldwyn Mayer ; story and screenplay by Reginald Rose ; produced by Henry Fonda and Reginald Rose ; directed by Sidney Lumet ; Orion-Nova ; a United Artists presentation, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1957
  • Based on the television drama of the same title by Reginald Rose
Accompanying material
1 booklet ([20] p. : ill. ; 16 cm.)
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Contents
Special features: Schaffner's 1955 television version, with an introduction by Ron Simon, director of the Paley Center for Media Studies; "12 angry men": from television to the big screen, a video essay by film scholar Vance Kapley; 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; teleplay Tragedy in a Temporary town; original theatrical trailer
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Edition
Blu-ray special ed.
Extent
1 videodisc (96 min.)
Isbn
9781604655087
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515089210
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
CC2091BD
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn757755036
  • (OCoLC)757755036
  • 991872
  • 991872
System details
Blu-ray, region A; widescreen (1.66:1) aspect ratio; mono.; requires Blu-ray player
Video recording format
Blu-ray disc
Label
12 angry men, Metro Goldwyn Mayer ; story and screenplay by Reginald Rose ; produced by Henry Fonda and Reginald Rose ; directed by Sidney Lumet ; Orion-Nova ; a United Artists presentation, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1957
  • Based on the television drama of the same title by Reginald Rose
Accompanying material
1 booklet ([20] p. : ill. ; 16 cm.)
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Contents
Special features: Schaffner's 1955 television version, with an introduction by Ron Simon, director of the Paley Center for Media Studies; "12 angry men": from television to the big screen, a video essay by film scholar Vance Kapley; 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; teleplay Tragedy in a Temporary town; original theatrical trailer
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Edition
Blu-ray special ed.
Extent
1 videodisc (96 min.)
Isbn
9781604655087
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515089210
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
CC2091BD
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn757755036
  • (OCoLC)757755036
  • 991872
  • 991872
System details
Blu-ray, region A; widescreen (1.66:1) aspect ratio; mono.; requires Blu-ray player
Video recording format
Blu-ray disc

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