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Desk Set (DVD)

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    The legendary screen duo of Spencer Tracy and Katharine Hepburn bring their keen comic timing and elegant, palpable chemistry to Walter Lang's DESK SET. Hepburn is cast as Bunny Watson, an exceedingly feminine reference librarian in a longtime lukewarm......more

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The legendary screen duo of Spencer Tracy and Katharine Hepburn bring their keen comic timing and elegant, palpable chemistry to Walter Lang's DESK SET. Hepburn is cast as Bunny Watson, an exceedingly feminine reference librarian in a longtime lukewarm relationship with TV executive Mike Cutler (Gig Young). Tracy plays Richard Sumner, a hardheaded computer whiz who has designed a system named Miss Emmy to replace Bunny and the rest of her staff. Bunny and Richard clash at first, but their fiery encounters soon begin to take on an unmistakably romantic glow. Lang's film features an excellent script by Henry and Phoebe Ephron, adapted from the play by William Marchant. The sharp, hilarious dialogue is delivered with flair by Tracy and Hepburn, who had played opposite each other seven times before filming began. Fine work from supporting actors Young and Joan Blondell, as well as some unintentionally amusing 1950s conceptions of a computerized world, round out DESK SET's overflowing collection of buoyant charms.

Actor(s): Neva Patterson, Dina Merrill, Katharine Hepburn, Gig Young, Spencer Tracy, Joan Blondell
Director(s): Walter Lang
Studio: Fox Home Entertainment
Format: DVD Studio Classics
Genre: Comedy
Rating: Not Rated
UPC: 024543115649
Dimensions: 0.5 x 5.5 x 7.5 in
Weight: 0.25 lbs
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  • Great quality DVD!

    I was so excited to find my favorite movie at such a low price. The quality of the DVD is excellent and it arrived sooner than expected. I was so pleased that I bought another copy for my sister-in-law!

    • How did the image on site compare with the actual product? was exactly as pictured on website
    • How accurate was the on site description of the product? completely accurate
    • Please tell us about the quality of the product. Product quality is excellent
    • Would you recommend this to a friend? Yes
  • Desk Set (DVD)

    I have enjoyed watching this classic Tracy-Hepburn movie for years! It's one that can be watched over & over! Sooo funny, appealing to adults in particular. Really, a timeless Classic. This particular purchase is for a friend's 7th Wedding Anniversary, which Hallmark denotes as "Desk Sets" being the appropriate gift. Also, thank you for your prompt service & shipping!

    • Would you recommend this to a friend? Yes
  • Desk Set

    Hepburn and Tracey work through themes that are still bitingly relevant today. Sexism and technology versus humanity.

    • Would you recommend this to a friend? Yes
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