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Desk Set (1957)

NR 103 min - Comedy, Romance - 5 January 1957
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The mysterious man hanging about at the research department of a big TV network proves to be engineer Richard Sumner, who's been ordered to keep his real purpose secret: computerizing the office. Department head Bunny Watson, who knows everything, needs no computer to unmask Richard. The resulting battle of wits and witty dialogue pits Bunny's fear of losing her job against her dawning attraction to Richard.

Director:  Walter Lang
Writers:  Phoebe Ephron, Henry Ephron
Stars:  Spencer Tracy, Katharine Hepburn, Gig Young, Joan Blondell, Dina Merrill, Sue Randall, Neva Patterson, Ida Moore, Nicholas Joy, Harry Ellerbe, Diane Jergens, Merry Anders, Sammy Ogg, Jesslyn Fax

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The mysterious man hanging about at the research department of a big TV network proves to be engineer Richard Sumner, who's been ordered to keep his real purpose secret: computerizing the office. Department head Bunny Watson, who knows everything, needs no computer to unmask Richard. The resulting battle of wits and witty dialogue pits Bunny's fear of losing her job against her dawning attraction to Richard.


Collections: 1950s, Walter Lang

Tagline: Make the office a wonderful place to love in!

Genres: Comedy, Romance

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Language:  English
Release Date:  5 January 1957

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Runtime:  1 h 43 min

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