Christopher Columbus: The Discovery


2h 1992

Brief Synopsis

The story of Christopher Columbus' discovery of America.

Film Details

Also Known As
Christopher Columbus - äventyraren
MPAA Rating
Release Date
1992
Distribution Company
WARNER BROS. PICTURES DISTRIBUTION (WBPD)
Location
Caribbean; Atlantic Ocean; Universal Studios, Orlando, Florida, USA; Mediterranean Film Studios, Malta; Portugal, Talananca, Spain

Technical Specs

Duration
2h

Synopsis

The story of Christopher Columbus' discovery of America.

Crew

Martin Adams

Costumes

Tony Adler

Assistant Director

Jose Maria Alarcon

Art Director

Victor Albarran

Production Manager

Buck Allen

Unit Production Manager

Ricardo Alvarez

Boom Operator

Neal Anderson

Sound Re-Recordist

Morris Angel

Costumes

Pedro Araez

Stunts

Manuel Garcia Arevalo

Advisor

Luis Miguel Arranz

Stunts

Kenny Atherfold

Grip

Caroline Barrett

Assistant

Tighe Barry

On-Set Dresser

Cary Bates

Screenplay

Peter Bennett

Assistant Director

Peter Bennett

Assistant Director

Lon Bentley

Hairdresser

Bi Benton

Production Coordinator

Ann Beverly

Assistant Costume Designer

John Bloomfield

Costume Designer

George Boner

Rigging Gaffer

Tim Boyle

Music

John Briley

Screenplay

Grace Camilleri

Wardrobe Assistant

David Campbell

Other

John J Campbell

Camera Operator

Mario Cassar

Special Effects

Jane Chaplin

Executive Producer

Gerry Ciantar

Special Effects

Caroline Clements

Hairdresser

Kevin Conlin

Construction Coordinator

Brian Cook

Assistant Director

Lili Cordell

Production Coordinator

Fatima Correia

Other

Chris Criddle

Costume Department

Peter Culverwell

Assistant Editor

Trudy Daoudal

Production Coordinator

Thomas De La Cal

Other

Maria Gatti Demonreal

Associate Producer

Jimmy Devis

Camera Operator

Peter Devlin

Sound Mixer

Martin Diaz

Wardrobe

Berta Dominguez D

Advisor

Cliff Eidelman

Music

Robin Eidelman

Music Editor

Frank Elliott

Other

Jose Fernandez

Key Grip

Julio Fernandez

Dolly Grip

Sara Fernandez

Wardrobe Assistant

Malcolm Scerri Ferrante

Production Assistant

Joao Fonseca

Assistant Director

Eddie Fowlie

Props

Thomas Francell

Production Assistant

Mike Frift

Camera Operator

Ashley Fuller

Production Assistant

Sara Fuller

Unit Production Manager

Dominic Fysh

Assistant Director

Rita Galea

Other

Francisco Garcia

Special Effects

Steven Gardiner

Other

Juan Gil

Advisor

Linda Gill

Makeup

Matthew Glen

Editor

Carl Goldstein

Assistant Director

Hector Grob

Other

Michelle Guish

Casting

Laura Harris

Sound Re-Recordist

Mike Higgins

Location Manager

Lisa Hill

Production Auditor

Bruno Hoefler

Production

Julie Houle

Makeup

Dave Howe

Sound Re-Recordist

Vicki Huff

Casting

Martin Hume

Camera Operator

Miguel Icaza

Special Effects

Ana Maria Infante

Wardrobe Assistant

Ellen Jacoby

Casting

Michael Jones

Costume Department

Carol Juk

Production Coordinator

Robb Wilson King

Art Director

Ursula Koeppel

Production

Luis Koldo

Art Director

Stefani Kong

Photography

Jose Lacorreia

Location Manager

Roy Larner

Electrician

Julio Leiva

Other

Inosencio Losado

Stunts

Malcolm Macintosh

Camera Operator

Cornejo Of Madrid

Costume Department

Vicente Martinez

Wardrobe Assistant

Carmen Martinez Rebe

Location Manager

Julian Mateos

On-Set Dresser

Eric Matthews

Location Manager

Terrie Mcdarby

Assistant

Brian Mcpherson

Sound Re-Recordist

Dana Meeks

Sound Re-Recordist

Vernon Messenger

Sound Supervisor

Gregg Michaels

Stunts

Marc Millhen

Production Assistant

Allison Millican

Production Coordinator

Alec Mills

Other

Alec Mills

Director Of Photography

Simon Mills

Other

Lino Mintoff

Special Thanks To

Vera Mitchell

Hairdresser

Maurice Mizzi

Special Thanks To

Philip Mizzi

Casting

Joaquin Montero

Wardrobe Assistant

David Muntz

Assistant

Torre Newman

Production Assistant

Vince Nuccio

Sound

John Nuth

Assistant Editor

Christine O'brien

Production

Emma O'farrell

Costume Department

Joaquin Olias

Stunts

Manuel Ortega

Wardrobe Assistant

Gil Parrondo

Production Designer

Anushka Paverman

Production Assistant

Nancy Peardon

Assistant

Miguel Pedregosa

Stunt Coordinator

Bob Penn

Photography

Julio Pimentel

Stunts

Pepe Pinya

Other

Joe Pisani

Other

Gus Pollard

Other

Gene Poole

Dolly Grip

Delfin Prieto

Wardrobe Assistant

Clive Prior

Other

Terry Pritchard

Art Director

Graeme Purdy

Props

Mario Puzo

From Story

Mario Puzo

Screenplay

Mario Puzo

Story By

Alvaro Quiroga

Stunts

Mark Rainsford

Key Grip

June Randall

Script Supervisor

Germinal Rangel

Costume Designer

Melissa Resch

Other

Lola Respaldiza

Other

John Richardson

Special Effects Supervisor

Margarida Roberto

Casting

Tim Ross

Camera Assistant

Louis Roth

Stunts

Armand Rubin

Other

Emilio Ruiz

Special Effects

Alexander Salkind

Producer

Ilya Salkind

Producer

Reg Samuel

Costume Supervisor

Ellen Schaeffer

Assistant

Gerard Schwarz

Music

Raymond Sciberras

Production Assistant

Pat Sellers

Sound Re-Recordist

Oscar Sempere

Art Assistant

Jose Maria Serrano

Stunts

Gary Sewell

Production Auditor

Ken Shields

Production Auditor

Robert Simmonds

Coproducer

Baker Smith

Hairdresser

Diana Sterling

Production Auditor

Ray Sterling

Production Auditor

Michael Stocks

Other

Michael Stroud

Other

Joe Templeton

Other

Stephen Thompson

Best Boy

Consuelo Varela

Advisor

Jan Wilkes

Other

Marian Wilson

Wig Supplier

Film Details

Also Known As
Christopher Columbus - äventyraren
MPAA Rating
Release Date
1992
Distribution Company
WARNER BROS. PICTURES DISTRIBUTION (WBPD)
Location
Caribbean; Atlantic Ocean; Universal Studios, Orlando, Florida, USA; Mediterranean Film Studios, Malta; Portugal, Talananca, Spain

Technical Specs

Duration
2h

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States Summer August 21, 1992

Released in United States on Video January 6, 1993

John Glen replaced George Pan Cosmatos as director prior to production.

2nd Unit photography took place September and October 1991.

Marlon Brando, who received an alleged $5 million for 10 to 14 days work, reportedly wants his name removed from the credits due the producers reneging on a promise to represent Columbus as "the true villain he was."

Completed shooting February 19, 1992.

Began shooting November 25, 1991.

Ridley Scott was originally attached to the project, but left to start his own production.

Timothy Dalton was to star in the lead role but left the project.

Released in United States Summer August 21, 1992

Released in United States on Video January 6, 1993