When Worlds Collide

Continuity mistake: When the quake starts, Joyce Hendron runs to the arms of David Randall for protection. Ten seconds later, she again runs again to his arms. (00:41:55)

Visible crew/equipment: When the rocket lands on Zyra, at the end of the landing, you can see the wire at the nose of ship guiding it. (01:19:15)

Revealing mistake: During the first shot of the rocket ship coasting through space stars can be seen through it.

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Trivia: In the book "When Worlds Collide" the lottery to determine who gets to fly to the new world gets cancelled when the first passing of the planets cause an eruption which causes an upwelling of a new metallic mineral with some peculiar qualities. A second spaceship, considerably larger than the first ship is built, enabling all who worked on the project to be saved.


Dr. Emery Bronson: If our calculations prove to be correct, this will be the most frightening discovery of all time.

Joyce Hendron: He'll be home the day after tomorrow.

Sydney Stanton: All right. I'm in here safe and sound. Go outside and read the magazines.

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Question: Anyone notice the monolith at the far left of the matte painting showing the first view of Zyra after the ship landed? The details on it are WAY too symmetric to be natural (The Authors of When Worlds Collide printed a sequel called "After Worlds Collide", but this novel was never made into a movie), In the sequel, the survivors find the remains of a lost civilization.

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