Twelve Angry Men first showed 60 years ago today

60 years ago today was the first screening of the classic Twelve Angry Men. Although only a little over a minute of the movie occurs while the judge instructs the jury, the rest occurs in the jury room, albeit about 40 seconds at the end when two jurors introduce themselves as they leave the courthouse. In 2008 it was #2 on the Best Courtroom Drama list. It also has an informative Wikipedia page with this:

Speaking at a screening of the film during the 2010 Fordham University Law School Film festival, Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor stated that seeing 12 Angry Men while she was in college influenced her decision to pursue a career in law. She was particularly inspired by immigrant Juror 11’s monologue on his reverence for the American justice system.

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