History Film / WhenWorldsCollide

7th May '16 7:12:56 AM JackG
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* TechnologyPorn: The differential analyser (a digital/mechanical computer) and the helicopter (still new to audiences in TheFifties) get a lot of visual emphasis.
10th Apr '16 9:41:17 AM TheOneWhoTropes
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* HeyItsThatGuy: Diehard ''Series/{{Star Trek|the Original Series}}'' fans will recognize Stanton as Dr. Philip Boyce from the original pilot, "The Cage", as well as a three-armed Martian from ''Series/TheTwilightZone1959''. He was also the Russian scientist in ''Film/LostContinent''.
7th Aug '15 10:45:43 AM Morgenthaler
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* HeyItsThatGuy: Diehard ''Series/{{Star Trek|the Original Series}}'' fans will recognize Stanton as Dr. Philip Boyce from the original pilot, "The Cage", as well as a three-armed Martian from ''TheTwilightZone''. He was also the Russian scientist in ''LostContinent''.

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* HeyItsThatGuy: Diehard ''Series/{{Star Trek|the Original Series}}'' fans will recognize Stanton as Dr. Philip Boyce from the original pilot, "The Cage", as well as a three-armed Martian from ''TheTwilightZone''. ''Series/TheTwilightZone1959''. He was also the Russian scientist in ''LostContinent''.''Film/LostContinent''.
9th Jun '15 9:12:07 PM GoldenSeals
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* CorruptCorporateExecutive: Stanton. To clarify, we never see any evidence of his actual business practices; but if his unpleasant personality is any indicator...

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* CorruptCorporateExecutive: Stanton. To clarify, While we never see any evidence of his actual business practices; but if his practices, he has a rather unpleasant personality is any indicator...personality.
2nd Mar '14 12:28:31 PM m8e
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* WhatMightHaveBeen: CecilBDeMille considered making an adaptation soon after the novel's publication in TheThirties. In addition, Pal wanted to make a sequel based on ''After Worlds Collide''.

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* WhatMightHaveBeen: CecilBDeMille Creator/CecilBDeMille considered making an adaptation soon after the novel's publication in TheThirties. In addition, Pal wanted to make a sequel based on ''After Worlds Collide''.
16th Dec '13 7:48:11 PM JIKTV
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* GenreBuster: Generally considered a SpeculativeFiction story, but the film is more a human drama, studying and tracing out people's psychological reactions to TheEndOfTheWorldAsWeKnowIt.

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* GenreBuster: {{Genre Bust|ing}}er: Generally considered a SpeculativeFiction story, but the film is more a human drama, studying and tracing out people's psychological reactions to TheEndOfTheWorldAsWeKnowIt.
29th Jul '13 1:36:46 PM Glasender
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It's also slated for [[TheRemake a remake]] in 2012, to be produced by Creator/StevenSpielberg.

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It's also The story was slated for [[TheRemake a remake]] in 2012, to be produced by Creator/StevenSpielberg.
29th Nov '12 4:24:47 PM DSample
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** Until the sequel novel, ''After Worlds Collide,'' published a year later, in which we learn that multiple rockets, launched from multiple nations, reached Beta.
19th Aug '12 8:15:54 PM Ardashir
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* Lottery: Only forty people can fit onto the rocket and thus escape the end of the world. A few seats are reserved for the expedition leaders (Dr. Hendron, Joyce, Tony, Dr. Frye) and a couple of select passengers (Randall, Stanton, the little boy and his dog).

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* Lottery: LotteryOfDoom: Only forty people can fit onto the rocket and thus escape the end of the world. A few seats are reserved for the expedition leaders (Dr. Hendron, Joyce, Tony, Dr. Frye) and a couple of select passengers (Randall, Stanton, the little boy and his dog).
5th Jul '12 1:10:33 AM FELH2
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'''Dr. Bronson'''

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'''Dr. Bronson'''
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It's also slated for [[TheRemake a remake]] in 2012, to be produced by StevenSpielberg.

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It's also slated for [[TheRemake a remake]] in 2012, to be produced by StevenSpielberg.
Creator/StevenSpielberg.



** The book's sequel described the fate of the other ships: the French ship crashed in the Alps on takeoff, the British ship landed in a lake on the new planet, and the broad Asian ship lands successfully and tries to claim the new world as its own.

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** The book's sequel described the fate of the other ships: the French ship crashed in the Alps on takeoff, the British ship landed in a lake on the new planet, and the broad Asian ship lands successfully and tries to claim the new world as its own.
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