Charlie Chaplin


Directed by               Charlie Chaplin
Produced by             Charlie Chaplin
Scenario by               Charlie Chaplin          
Starring                     Charlie Chaplin, Mack Swain, Georgia Hale, Tom Murray
Cinematography       Roland Totheroh
Distributed by           United Artists
Release date               16 August 1925
Running time             87 min.
Country                      United States
Language                    Silent film, English intertitles


"The Gold Rush" is part of our series "Other Favorite Films".  This category includes films that do not feature a particular star from our site, but which in our view represent a major contribution of a silent movie to the Arts and Culture of the world.


"The Gold Rush" is a classic silent comedy.  It is the film that Charlie Chaplin wanted to be remembered by.  The world agrees with him that this movie is a masterpiece.

"The Gold Rush" was selected for preservation in the National Film Registry as being "culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant" in 1992.

The film is ranked number 6 in the list of The Top 100 Silent Era Films of the influential website Silent Era.

The film enjoys extraordinary popularity and has an outstanding rating in IMDB.


The Gold Rush (1925) on IMDb



Click to enlarge:


   Charlie Chaplin