Tag: The Gold Rush


Picture yourself trudging through the frozen Alaskan tundra, alone, in the midst of a storm. Flecks of ice and frost are whipping around your hunched figure, your bowler hat can barely stay on, and your bamboo cane sinks straight into the snow when you lean on it for support. You will shortly face extreme hunger, paranoia and attempted cannibalism. From an outsider’s perspective, it would appear that your situation is dire.

June 26, 2012 / / Main Slate Archive

The Gold Rush – 1925 – dir. Charles Chaplin

What would it have been like to watch Charlie Chaplin’s The Gold Rush in a theater when it premiered in 1925?