The Original “12 Angry Men”

Before 12 Angry Men was a play and multiple movies, it aired in 1954 on CBS as a Westinghouse Studio One teleplay starring Robert Cummings. This version was written by Reginald Rose and directed by Franklin Schaffner. All three men received Emmys for their involvement.

Yes, that is Mr. Roper from Three’s Company as the foreman.

About Allison Lips

I am the editor and founder of "Wait! What's a Dial?". I graduated from Rowan University with degrees in both Radio/TV/Film and Journalism.

Posted on March 6, 2013, in Classic Television, Cool TV Video of The Day, Drama, Emmy's, Network Television, Primetime, TV Shows You Should Know and tagged , , , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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