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Desk Set (1957) was a Comedy - Romance Film directed by Walter Lang and produced by Henry Ephron.

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Amor Eletr?nico (1957) / Desk Set (1957)

By L? on Oct 12, 2019 From Critica Retro

Amor Eletr?nico (1957) / Desk Set (1957) Muitas profiss?es desapareceram no ?ltimo s?culo, em especial por causa de mudan?as na tecnologia. Entre essas profiss?es, temos condutores de coches, telefonistas, ascensoristas, cortadores de gelo e pessoas que empilhavam os pinos de boliche ap?s ca... Read full article

Desk Set (1957, Walter Lang)

By Andrew Wickliffe on Oct 16, 2017 From The Stop Button

Despite being an adaptation of a stage play and having one main set, Desk Set shouldn?t be stagy. The single main location?and its importance?ought to be able to outweigh the staginess. Desk Set does not, however, succeed in not being stagy. It puts off being stagy for quite a while, but not forever... Read full article

Desk Set (1957)

By Beatrice on Jun 13, 2016 From Flickers in Time

Desk Set Directed by Walter Lang Written by Phoebe and Henry Ephron from a play by William Marchant 1957/USA Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation Repeat viewing/Netflix rental Bunny Watson: Whether the person is male or female. It is 1957 and Katharine Hepburn once again plays a desperate old m... Read full article

Hepburn and Tracy match wits in... Desk Set (1957)

By Michaela on May 13, 2016 From Love Letters to Old Hollywood

I love everything about this poster... except that man that's supposedly Spencer Tracy. It reminds me of some other actor, but I can't quite put a finger on it. Anyway, despite touting for years that Katharine Hepburn is my everything, including on this blog, I have yet to review one of her films. H... Read full article

Desk Set (1957)

By Cameron on Feb 20, 2015 From The Blonde At The Film

via: Unless otherwise noted, all images are my own. My?Great Classic Films for Date Night?got me thinking about fantastic screen teams, which naturally led me to Katharine Hepburn and Spencer Tracy. Their real life love translated brilliantly... Read full article

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Sylvia Blair: [telephone rings] Reference department, Miss Blair. Oh, yes, we've looked that up for you, and there are certain poisons which leave no trace, but it's network policy not to mention them on our programs.

Richard Sumner: I'll bet you write beautiful letters.

Sylvia Blair: What do you suppose it'll be like here next Christmas when we're gone? Do you think EMERAC will throw a party?
Ruthie Saylor: Oh, don't talk that way. It's bad luck to talk like that. It's Christmas!
Bunny Watson: It's Christmas.
Peg Costello: Well, if we do get canned, we won't be the only ones to lose our jobs because of a machine.

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Facts about

The setting for the film is the Federal Broadcasting Company.
William Marchant based Bunny Watson on Agnes E. Law, the librarian who built up the CBS network's research library.
The sound effects created for EMARAC were re-used in numerous movies and TV series, notably Fantastic Voyage.
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