• The Gold Rush (1925)

The Gold Rush

Release Date: June 26th, 1925

DVD Release Date: May 16th, 2000

Not Yet Rated |1 hr 22 min

Plot Summary

In this classic silent comedy, the Little Tramp (Charles Chaplin) heads north to join in the Klondike gold rush. Trapped in a small cabin by a blizzard, the Tramp is forced to share close quarters with a successful prospector (Mack Swain) and a fugitive (Tom Murray). Eventually able to leave the cabin, he falls for a lovely barmaid (Georgia Hale), trying valiantly to win her affections. When the prospector needs help locating his claim, it appears the Tramp's fortunes may change.

Cast: Charlie Chaplin, Mack Swain, Tom Murray, Georgia Hale, Betty Morrissey, Kay Deslys, Joan Lowell, Malcolm Waite

Director: Charlie Chaplin

Genres: Comedy

Production Co: Charles Chaplin Productions

Distributors: United Artists

Keywords: Quest, Witty, Love, Playful, Amusing, Survival

Awards

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