The Gold Rush (1925)

United States, 1925

Film
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The Gold Rush, an immortal classic, is regarded as one of Chaplin’s very best films, interweaving to brilliant effect the pathetic tale of the Tramp’s apparently hopeless love for a dancehall girl with the funny story of the Tramp and his burly gold prospecting partner heading off to make their fortunes in the great Yukon gold rush. Through the entire film hangs Chaplin’s finely perceived view of the contrast between the Tramp’s selfless, humanitarian behaviour, and the unpleasant, brutish life of the gold town society. Rated: G

Credits

Duration

01:40:00:00

Production places
United States
Production dates
1925

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

35755

Language

English

Subject categories

Comedy

Feature films

Feature films → Feature films - United States

Silent films

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Black and White

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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