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Sidney Lumet Archival Interviews

12 Angry Men • 23m

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  • On Reginald Rose

    Reginald Rose, the writer of 12 ANGRY MEN, was one of the most renowned figures of television's golden age, known for work that explored controversial social and political issues. In this 2011 piece, Ron Simon, curator at the Paley Center for Media, examines Rose’s importance.

  • Tragedy in a Temporary Town

    Before 12 ANGRY MEN there was “Tragedy in a Temporary Town,” a teleplay written by Reginald Rose and directed by Sidney Lumet that aired as part of “The Alcoa Hour” on NBC on February 19, 1956.