Gold Rush

Gold Rush

           Gold Rush
               Genre: Comedy, Silent Film
               Bar, Alaska, gold mining, Blizzard, metallurgical, melon, slapstick, dance hall
  Carefully, like a precious fried steak, the tramp Charlie committed the absence of other foods eaten his own shoes – this is one scene from Gold Rush certainly one of the striking, memorable images in film history. Within the Arthaus Edition The Very Best of Charlie Chaplin , the DVD Charlie Chaplin – Gold Rush, which presents two versions of this enchanting classic: the original silent film of 1925 in a restored version, as well as those of Charlie Chaplin himself edited version by 1942 that through music, accompanying comments by the director himself eingesprochen narrative and dialogue has been completed. It is the alluring call of wealth and adventure that drives an entire flood of miners into the desolate winter landscape of Alaska, as the documentary sounding launch of the film with elaborately staged images illustrated in which participated 600 extras. Far from the mass of the stubborn miners tried a lonely prospector in the shape of the tramp Charlie (Charlie Chaplin), his happiness, of course, despite the frigid temperatures in the legendary outfit with a cane and melon. With its prominent and spectacular slapstick he fights bravely through the trackless areas of the snowy mountain worlds. During the turbulence of a snow storm of the wretched shivering and hungry tramp gets into a hut, which at least offers a little protection from the merciless weather. But he accepted there is not, because this is the vicious criminals Black Larson (Tom Murray) untergeschlüpft who is happy so do not have the company of the Tramps. By finally arriving miners Big Jim (Mack Swain) romps now involuntarily illustrious trio men in the hut, which triggers the face of gnawing hunger among themselves which of them is also important in the cold, to organize food somewhere. The lot falls on the ruthless Black Larson … As Charlie is soon alone again on the way and makes the dance hall of a small gold mining town of distinctive Georgia (Georgia Hale) met and even a hot bed of the coveted beauty lays on the dance floor falls, the clumsy tramp across violently into the young woman. But then eventually meet again and Georgia affection clearly expresses meets Charlie at first again on Big Jim, who promises him shared wealth if the tramp with him tracking the huge gold find that this hidden nowhere to be found in the vicinity of the hut has. The two men pull again in the rough mountains in search of the very great treasure … Within the introduction of the Chaplin biographer David Robinson, which can be found among the most interesting extras, the DVD finds out of the audience that gold rush for the director and leading actor itself that was among his numerous works with which he his audience would prefer to be remembered. The subsequently modernized version of 1942, which was nominated in two categories for the Oscar, convinced all along the line, but the purist silent film version of 1925 represents almost perfect in its production with the typical intertitles simply unbeatable charm of their genre. (Mary Anderson)
  Title: gold rush Original Title: The Gold Rush Country of production: USA Production year: 1925 Length: 95 / 69 (min) Published at: format: 1.33:1 tone / language: Dolby Digital mono, German, English EAN: 4006680052519 Extras: introduction of the Chaplin biographer David Robinson, documentary “Chaplin Today – Gold Rush” by Serge Le Péron, photo gallery

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