Far across the cosmos from our world lies a planet bathed in perpetual daylight. Soon nightfall will come and bring with it tremendous destruction. Science struggles against superstition in this dramatic portrayal of Isaac Asimov's award winning short story.
Concorde - New Horizons (with permission).
Did You Know?
Before approaching Paul Mayersberg
to write the script, several other writers had developed various scripts which didn't work out. "The problem was getting a script that had the essence of Nightfall and also had good, involving characters," said Julie Corman
. "Some of the scripts that we developed were excellent on the science-fiction elements, but they weren't very visual. In other versions, the characters were incredibly good but Asimov's philosophical war of words had been played down. Along the way. we encountered the usual money problems, so the project was put on the back burner." See more
Referenced in Rewind This!