Watch Christopher Columbus
- 1 hr 44 min
"Christopher Columbus" (1949) is a British biopic. The film starts with Columbus's arrival at the Spanish court, where he tries to persuade the king, queen, and other authorities to fund his voyage. He hopes to demonstrate the practicality of reaching the Far East by sailing west. The film covers both of his voyages; the first one ended in triumph, while the second was a disaster.