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Two extremely strong personalities clash over the computerization of a television network's research department.
Katharine Hepburn was very impressed with the performance of young Lee Remick in A Face in the Crowd (1957) and invited her to her home with Spencer Tracy to discuss appearing in "Desk Set." Tracy did not feel that the role was good enough for the young actress, however, and Remick declined it, which was then given to Dina Merrill. Tracy's advice later proved correct, as Merrill received little attention in the role.
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The tape drive on either side of EMERAC should have its reels running in the same direction, like a reel-to-reel tape player, but the reels are running in the opposite direction to each other, which would break the tape if there was one.
Opening credits are "printed" on computer paper by an IBM unit.
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