12 Angry Men and the Triumphant Journey of Author Reginald Rose | Dr. Phil Rosenzweig # 39

The Neutral Ground Podcast with Dr. Joe Meyer

Apr 5 2022 • 53 mins

12 Angry Men is often near the top of many lists of top 100 films. However, it was not always certain that this would become the classic that it has become. This week, our guest is Dr. Phil Rosenzweig. We're going to discuss his book: Reginald Rose and the Journey of 12 Angry Men. We're going to discuss some of the inspiration behind Rose's penning of the play; his early connections with the great Rod Serling of The Twilight Zone; the casting of the film with Henry Fonda, Jack Klugman, Lee J. Cobb, E.G. Marshall, Ed Begley, etc.; the early perceptions of the film; some of the complications that it faced when it premiered; how it has become a great tool for educators; and how it continues to impact how we think of the justice system and what justice even entails.   Make sure you hit the subscribe button for this one. We've got more great conversations coming out.

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