Vintage computers in movies

From: Douglas Quebbeman <>
Date: Thu Dec 14 15:37:20 2000

> It may have been a said on the list in the
> earlier thread that the Sage debuted(sp) in
> "Desk Set" and came back in "Dear Bridgett"
> and then later in "What a Way to Go".

Was "Desk Set" the Tracy-Hepburn film with
him as an efficiency expert, to her girl-from-

I also recall a late 60s/early 70s film, that I
think starred Patrick McGoohan, with him playing
a mathematician/codebreaking expert, who employed
a large number of beautiful women who actually did
the codebusting; but they used a computer to check
the results. I think we saw a shot of the computer,
but I wasn't kind to my memory organ back in those
days... ring any bells?

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