Desk Set

Desk Set (1957)

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  • Genre: Comedy, Romance
  • Release Date: 1957-08-02
  • User Rating: 6.9/10 from 50 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 43min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: 20th Century Fox
  • Production Country: United States of America
  • Director:
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A computer expert tries to prove his electronic brain can replace a television network's research staff.

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  • Spencer Tracy

    as Richard Sumner
  • Katharine Hepburn

    as Bunny Watson
  • Gig Young

    as Mike Cutler
  • Joan Blondell

    as Peg Costello
  • Dina Merrill

    as Sylvia Blair
  • Sue Randall

    as Ruthie
  • Neva Patterson

    as Miss Warriner
  • Harry Ellerbe

    as Smithers
  • Nicholas Joy

    as Mr. Azae
  • Diane Jergens

    as Alice
  • Merry Anders

    as Cathy
  • Ida Moore

    as Mysterious Old Lady
  • Rachel Stephens

    as Receptionist
  • Sammy Ogg

    as Kenny (uncredited)
  • Jesslyn Fax

    as Mother-In-Law from Chattanooga (uncredited)
Art Lyle R. Wheeler Art Direction
Editing Robert L. Simpson Editor
Art Walter M. Scott Set Decoration
Camera Leon Shamroy Director of Photography
Sound Cyril J. Mockridge Original Music Composer
Costume & Make-Up Charles Le Maire Costume Design
Directing Walter Lang Director
Writing Phoebe Ephron Writer
Production Henry Ephron Producer
Writing Henry Ephron Writer
Art Maurice Ransford Art Direction
Art Paul S. Fox Set Decoration
Writing William Marchant Theatre Play