Christopher Columbus (1923)

The story of Columbus' seven year struggle to gain backing for his voyage to America. Previous ventures to the North American continent by Asians, Phoenicians and Norsemen are also acknowledged.

Director:

Edwin L. Hollywood

Writer:

Arthur E. Krows (adaptation)

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Cast

Cast overview:
Fred Eric Fred Eric ... Christopher Columbus
Paul McAllister Paul McAllister ... King John II of Portugal
Howard Truesdale ... The Bishop of Ceuta (as Howard Truesdell)
Leslie Stowe Leslie Stowe ... Juan Pérez, prior of La Rábida
Dolores Cassinelli ... Queen Isabella
Robert Gaillard ... King Ferdinand
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Storyline

The story of Columbus' seven year struggle to gain backing for his voyage to America. Previous ventures to the North American continent by Asians, Phoenicians and Norsemen are also acknowledged.

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

7 October 1923 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Chronicles of America #1: Christopher Columbus See more »

Filming Locations:

Brooklyn, New York, USA

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Silent

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

This was first telecast on New York City's pioneer television station, WNBT, on 9 July 1941, and was followed in succeeding weeks by others in the series, but not in sequential order. See more »

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