Watch Expo: Magic of the White City
- 1 hr 56 min
"Expo: Magic of the White City" (2005) is a historical documentary about the World's Columbian Exposition held in Chicago in 1893. It was held partly to honor the 400th anniversary of Christopher Columbus' arrival in the Americas. The documentary describes the planning and building involved. It also describes the exhibits displayed by people like Thomas Edison, Nikola Tesla and George Westinghouse. Other attractions associated with the fair were a large Ferris wheel, side-shows, and bellydancers. The documentary concludes with a description of the fair's aftermath.