Cover image for The gold rush [videorecording (DVD)]
Title:
The gold rush [videorecording (DVD)]
ISBN:
9781604655896
Publication Information:
[United States] : Criterion Collection : MK2 : Roy Export, ©2012.
Physical Description:
2 videodiscs (160 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (24 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm).
Contents:
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 -- Special features.
Abstract:
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.
Format:
Video disc
General Note:
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.