Tag Archives: Henry Fonda

The Tin Star – 1957 – Anthony Mann

vm_sx100_sy140_.jpgTo be a sheriff or not to be? This is the question in this near-perfect western. Anthony Perkins is the sheriff with Henry Fonda as his mentor in a town on the verge of collapsing into mob rule. But cutting a couple of sequences wouldn’t do any harm! Omid Nikfarjam

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12 Angry Men – 1957 – Sidney Lumet

75m1.jpg This outstanding film takes place in a cramped jury room as the twelve men in the title deliberate the verdict of a murder case. The one dissenter, played by Henry Fonda, tackles eleven jurors, eager to return a guilty verdict. A master class in acting