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The gold rush
The gold rush
Chaplin, Charlie, 1889-1977.
[DVD version].
Publication Information:
[Place of publication not identified] : CBS Fox Video ; Chatsworth, CA : Distributed by Image Entertainment, [1999?]
Physical Description:
1 videodisc (114 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
Chaplin is a prospector who goes to Alaska in search of gold. During a storm, he becomes trapped in a cabin with another prospector and an outlaw. The outlaw goes out for help, but is killed in and avalanche. Out of food and on the brink of starvation, the other prospector has visions of Chaplin as his next meal but Chaplin manages to keep himself from becoming dinner. Surviving all this, Chaplin goes on to fall in love with a Yukon dance hall girl. Classic scenes included in this film are the cabin teetering on the edge of a cliff and Chaplin attempting to eat his shoe.
General Note:
Videodisc release of the 1925 silent film re-released in 1942.

Special features include 1942 re-release narrated by Chaplin with intertitle cards deleted, and an interview with Lita Grey Chaplin.

For specific features see interactive menu.
Reading Level:
Not rated.
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