The Gold rush

United States, 1942

Film
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A revival of the original silent Chaplin comedy with narrative and descriptive dialogue added about a lone prospector who ventures into Alaska for gold. He meets up with some unsavoury characters and falls in love with the beautiful Georgia. Cast includes Mack Swain, Georgia Hale, Tom Murray and Henry Bergman. The narrative was written and spoken by Charles Chaplin.

Credits

director

Charles Chaplin

Language

English

Duration

01:06:00:00

Colour

Black and White

ACMI Identifier

33619

Subject categories

Comedy

Comedy → Slapstick comedies

Feature films

Feature films → Feature films - United States

Silent films

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Preservation Print (Section 5)

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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