The Gold Rush

Title: The Gold Rush
Year: 1925
Director: Charles Chaplin
Writer: Charles Chaplin
Starring: Charles Chaplin, Mack Swain, Tom Murray, Henry Bergman, Malcolm Waite, Georgia Hale
Music: Charles Chaplin (possibly?)
Distinctions: currently #158 on IMDb’s Top 250
Length: c. 82 minutes
Synopsis: The Tramp goes prospecting in Alaska
How I saw it: the original silent version, on video (rented from Netflix), February 2009
Subjective Rating: 7/10 (Good).
Objective Rating: 7/10 (points off for story, pacing and cinematography) c. 2.8/4 (Good).

It’s not really much of a movie, but it’s great as a collection of footage of gags and impressive mime acts.


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