Romantic comedy DESK SET to be screened at UAlbany on December 2, 2016

1957 film stars Spencer Tracy and Katharine Hepburn

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Still from 1957 film DESK SET, starring Katharine Hepburn and Spencer Tracy

ALBANY, NY (11/14/2016)(readMedia)-- DESK SET (United States, 1957, 103 minutes, color, directed by Walter Lang) will be shown on Friday, December 2, 2016 at 7:30 p.m. in Page Hall, 135 Western Avenue on the University at Albany's downtown campus. Sponsored by the New York State Writers Institute as part of its Classic Film Series, the screening is free and open to the public.

When an efficiency expert (Spencer Tracy) is hired to prepare a TV research department for a computer system, he meets resistance from the head of the department (Katharine Hepburn). The prospect of automation leads to a battle of wits and eventually sparks fly – romantic ones – in this fast and fun romantic comedy.

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