Twelve angry men [study extract]

United Kingdom, 1959

Film
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Episode number 4 of Series “Critic and the Film”.
Arnot Robertson analyses the film “Twelve Angry Men”, directed by Sidney Lumet, produced by Henry Fonda and Reginald Rose, as a ‘writer’s play’, concerened less with story and action than with character. Uses excerpts from the film to illustrate the development of the various characters and compares the opening and closing scenes.

Credits

director

Hazel Wilkinson

production company

British Film Institute

Language

English

Duration

00:24:18:00

Colour

Black and White

ACMI Identifier

29831

Subject categories

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Motion picture industry - Study and teaching

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Motion pictures - Appreciation

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Motion pictures - Excerpts

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Motion pictures - Plots, themes, etc

Crime, Espionage, Justice, Police & Prisons → Jury

Crime, Espionage, Justice, Police & Prisons → Trials in motion pictures

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Motion picture industry - Study and teaching

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Instructional

Short films

Short films → Short films - Great Britain

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Preservation Print (Section 5)

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

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