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When Worlds Collide


First published in 1932, [[Performer~P166217~Philip Wylie~philipwylie]] and Edwin Balmer's speculative novel When Worlds Collide was immediately purchased by Paramount as a possible project for director [[Performer~P87147~Cecil B. DeMille~cecilbdemille]]. But because none of Paramount's scriptwriters were able to come up with an adequate screen treatment, the property lay on the shelf until 1950, when producer [[Performer~P105413~George Pal~georgepal]] was casting about for a follow-up to his successful...more