The Gold Rush

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Year:
1925
Running time:
69 minutes
Certificate:
U
Directed by:
Charles Chaplin
Starring:
Charles Chaplin, Georgia Hale, Mack Swain, Tom Murray
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Description

A lone prospector ventures into Alaska looking for gold. He gets mixed up with some burly characters, falls in love with the beautiful Georgia and tries to win her heart with his singular charm.

Genre:
Comedy
Country of origin:
USA
Language:
Silent with English intertitles
Feature Aspect Ratio:
4:3
Picture:
B&W
Sound:
2.0 Dual Mono/5.1 Dolby Digital (Blu-ray: 2.0 Dual Mono/5.1 DTS-HD)
Catalogue Number:
PC(B)0009

Extras

  • Silent original 1925 release version of the film (restored by Kevin Brownlow) (96 mins)
  • Introduction by David Robinson (6 mins)
  • Chaplin Today: Gold Rush documentary (26 mins)
  • Photo gallery

What the press said

"Perhaps the defining Chaplin film, and certainly his funniest' - Richard Luck, Film 4