Classic Film Tuesday: The Gold Rush

1925 – Comedy

Free Show


September 19

  • 1:00pm

The Gold Rush

“The Gold Rush is a distinct triumph for Charlie Chaplin from both the artistic and commercial standpoints, and is a picture certain to create a veritable riot at theatre box offices.” – Variety

In this classic silent comedy, the Little Tramp (Charles Chaplin) heads north to join in the Klondike gold rush. Trapped in a small cabin by a blizzard, the Tramp is forced to share close quarters with a successful prospector (Mack Swain) and a fugitive (Tom Murray). Eventually able to leave the cabin, he falls for a lovely barmaid (Georgia Hale), trying valiantly to win her affections. When the prospector needs help locating his claim, it appears the Tramp’s fortunes may change.

Genre: Comedy   Rating: G     Runtime: 85 min      Language: English

Sponsored by: The Dr. Joseph F. Karpinski Sr. Foundation