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The gold rush [videorecording] / Janus Films ; MK2 ; written and directed by Charles Chaplin ; narrative written and spoken by Charles Chaplin.

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  • 2 of 2 copies available at Berklee College of Music.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Part Barcode Shelving Location Holdable? Status Due Date
Library Reserve Desk DVD 6076-6077 Disc 1 37684001082618 Reserve Closet Not holdable Available -
Library Reserve Desk DVD 6076-6077 Disc 2 37684001082619 Reserve Closet Not holdable Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781604655896
  • ISBN: 1604655895
  • Physical Description: 2 videodiscs (160 min.) : sd., b&w. ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (24 p. : ill. ; 19 cm.)
  • Edition: DVD ed.
  • Publisher: [United States] : Criterion Collection : c2012

Content descriptions

General Note:
Faculty reserve.
Material for LHIS-223 (Miller).
Includes the 1925 silent and the 1942 sound rerelease of The gold rush.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1925; re-edited and released with sound in 1942.
Booklet includes essay by critic Luc Sante and James Agee's review of the 1942 rerelease.
Special features include: Disc 1. Audio commentary for the 1925 version by Chaplin biographer Jeffrey Vance -- Disc 2. Presenting "The gold rush" ; A time of innovation : visual effects in "The gold rush" ; Music by Charles Chaplin ; Chaplin today : "The gold rush" (2002) ; four trailers.
Formatted Contents Note:
Disc 1. Gold rush (1925) -- Gold rush (1942) / Janus Films ; mk2 Diffusion ; written and directed by Charles Chaplin ; United Artists ; narrative written and spoken by Charles Chaplin -- Disc 2. Special features.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Music, Charles Chaplin ; musical direction, Max Terr ; photography, Rollie Totheroh ; film editor, Harold McGhan.
Participant or Performer Note:
Charles Chaplin, Mack Swain, Tom Murray, Henry Bergman, Malcolm Waite, Georgia Hale.
Summary, etc.:
Classic Chaplin (the Little Tramp) prospects for gold, gets involved with a dance hall girl, and deals with a burly competitor during the Yukon gold rush
System Details Note:
DVD format ; full screen, 1.33:1 ; Dolby Digital surround ; high-definition digital restoration ; NTSC, region 1.
Language Note:
In English with SDH subtitles.
Awards Note:
National Film Registry selection, 1992.
Subject: Yukon > Gold discoveries > Drama.
Klondike River Valley (Yukon) > Gold discoveries > Drama.
Gold mines and mining > Yukon > Drama.
Chaplin, Lita Grey, 1908-1995 > Interviews.
Genre: Comedy films.
Silent films.
Fiction films.
Feature films.

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