The Gold Rush (Criterion Collection) (1925)
Considered by many to be Chaplin's masterpiece and perhaps the finest comedy ever made, this original version of the immortal silent classic finds the Little Tramp caught under an avalanche of hilarious mishaps while in gold rush Yukon, including run-ins with a bear, a starving prospector, a cliff-hanging cabin, and a meal as tough as boot leather. Co-stars Mack Swain, Georgia Hale. Also includes the 1942 version of the film that includes Chaplin's narration and a new music score. Standard; Soundtrack: English PCM mono; Subtitles: English (SDH); audio commentary; documentary; featurettes; theatrical trailers. Two-disc set. Silent with music score.
Academy Award ®
Nominee: Best Sound, Best Score (Drama or Comedy)