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    12 Angry Men [The Criterion Collection]

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    Life Is In Their Hands -- Death Is On Their Minds!
    Certificate: PG
    Running Time: 96 mins
    Retail Price: £27.99
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    Content Type: Movie

    12 Angry Men, by SIDNEY LUMET (Network), may be the most radical big-screen courtroom drama in cinema history. 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 (Young Mr. Lincoln) as the initially dissenting foreman on 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. Lumet’s electrifying snapshot of 1950s America on the verge of change is one of the great feature-film debuts.

    Special Features:
    Frank Schaffner’s 1955 television version, with an introduction by Ron Simon, director of the Paley Centre for Media Studies
    “12 Angry Men”: From Television to the Big Screen, a video essay by film scholar Vance Kapley comparing the Sidney Lumet and Schaffner versions
    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 in which he discusses cinematographer Boris Kaufman
    Tragedy in a Temporary Town (1956), a teleplay directed by Lumet and written by Rose
    Original theatrical trailer
    PLUS: A booklet featuring an essay by writer and law professor Thane Rosenbaum

    Video Tracks:
    1.66:1 widescreen 1080p

    Audio Tracks:
    PCM 1.0 Mono English

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    Directed By:
    Sidney Lumet

    Written By:

    Jack Klugman
    Martin Balsam
    E.G. Marshall
    Ed Begley
    Lee J. Cobb
    Henry Fonda

    Soundtrack By:
    Kenyon Hopkins

    Director of Photography:
    Boris Kaufman

    Carl Lerner

    Reginald Rose
    George Justin
    Henry Fonda

    Criterion Collection

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