The Gold Rush (1925) - Plot Summary Poster


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  • A lone prospector ventures into Alaska looking for gold. He gets mixed up with some burly characters and falls in love with the beautiful Georgia. He tries to win her heart with his singular charm.

    - Written by John J. Magee <magee@helix.mgh.harvard.edu>
  • The Little Tramp goes prospecting for gold in the Klondike. Conditions are harsh, there is little in the way of comfort or food and even less it seems in the way of gold. Thanksgiving dinner for himself and Big Jim Mckay consists of a boiled boot. Once in town, he meets the beautiful Georgia at the Monte Carlo dance hall. He finds himself in competition with the ladies man who has his eyes on Georgia as well. Meanwhile, Black Larsen - wanted by the police - tries to steal Big Jim McKay's claim. Big Jim tries to stop him but knocked unconscious, he loses his memory. Back in town, the little tramp tries to impress Georgia. When Big Jim arrives, he regains his memory and he and the Little Tramp set off to make their fortune. Sailing home as rich men, the Little Tramp has one more chance to unite with Georgia.

    - Written by garykmcd
  • A prospector goes to the Klondike in search of gold and finds it and more.

    - Written by Anonymous


It is in the middle of the Gold Rush. A Lone Prospector (Charlie Chaplin) searches the tundra for gold...

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