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Desk Set (1957)

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Commentary 1: Actors Dina Merrill and Neva Patterson Rating:5.0/10 (1 vote) [graph]Login to vote or review
Reviewed by petershelleyau on May 11th, 2012:Find all reviews by petershelleyau
Neva Patterson does not appear on this commentary. Rather it is the separately recorded comments of Merrill and someone called John Lee. They get about 50% each although there are still pauses. Merrill talks about the film in the context of her career, how she got the role, and gives anecdotes about her co-stars, including doing a Hepburn impersonation. She also spends a lot of time talking about other films she did, although some of these anecdotes are entertaining. Lee comments on locations/sets, casting, director, lighting, Cinemascope framing, FX like the Emirac computer, and the changes from the source play.