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The Gold Rush ()


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A prospector goes to the Klondike in search of gold and finds it and more.

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  • Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 3 wins & 1 nomination.
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The Lone Prospector
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Big Jim McKay
Tom Murray ...
Black Larsen
Henry Bergman ...
Hank Curtis
Malcolm Waite ...
Jack Cameron
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Georgia
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Jack Adams ...
Man in Dance Hall (uncredited)
Frank Aderias ...
Eskimo Child (uncredited)
Leona Aderias ...
Eskimo Child (uncredited)
Lillian Adrian ...
Woman in Dance Hall (uncredited)
Sam Allen ...
Man in Dance Hall (uncredited)
Claude Anderson ...
Man in Dance Hall (uncredited)
Harry Arras ...
Man in Dance Hall (uncredited)
Albert Austin ...
Prospector (uncredited)
Marta Belfort ...
Woman in Dance Hall (uncredited)
William Bell ...
Man in Dance Hall (uncredited)
Francis Bernhardt ...
Man in Dance Hall (uncredited)
F.J. Beuaregard ...
Man in Dance Hall (uncredited)
E. Blumenthal ...
Man in Dance Hall (uncredited)
William Bradford ...
Man in Dance Hall (uncredited)
George Brock ...
Man in Dance Hall (uncredited)
Pete Brogan ...
Man in Dance Hall (uncredited)
William Butler ...
Man in Dance Hall (uncredited)
Cecile Cameron ...
Woman in Dance Hall (uncredited)
R. Campbell ...
Man in Dance Hall (uncredited)
Leland Carr ...
Man in Dance Hall (uncredited)
H.C. Chisholm ...
Man in Dance Hall (uncredited)
Harry Coleman ...
Man in Dance Hall (uncredited)
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Prospector (uncredited)
Rebecca Conroy ...
Woman in Dance Hall (uncredited)
Dorothy Crane ...
Woman in Dance Hall (uncredited)
James Darby ...
Man in Dance Hall (uncredited)
Harry De More ...
Man in Dance Hall (uncredited)
Kay Deslys ...
Georgia's Friend (uncredited)
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Man in Dance Hall (uncredited)
W.S. Dobson ...
Man in Dance Hall (uncredited)
John Eagown ...
Man in Dance Hall (uncredited)
Aaron Edward ...
Man in Dance Hall (uncredited)
E. Espinosa ...
Eskimo (uncredited)
Leon Farey ...
Man in Dance Hall (uncredited)
M. Farrell ...
Man in Dance Hall (uncredited)
Richard Foley ...
Man in Dance Hall (uncredited)
Charles Force ...
Man in Dance Hall (uncredited)
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Man in Dance Hall (uncredited)
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Prospector (uncredited)
Inez Gomez ...
Woman in Dance Hall (uncredited)
Sid Grauman ...
Extra in Chilkoot Pass Climb (uncredited)
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Extra in Chilkoot Pass Climb (uncredited)
Ray Grey ...
Man in Dance Hall (uncredited)
F.F. Guenste ...
James - the Butler (uncredited)
William Hackett ...
Man in Dance Hall (uncredited)
Mildred Hall ...
Woman in Dance Hall (uncredited)
James Hammer ...
Man in Dance Hall (uncredited)
Ben Hart ...
Man in Dance Hall (uncredited)
Gypsy Hart ...
Woman in Dance Hall (uncredited)
R. Hausner ...
Man in Dance Hall (uncredited)
Tom Hawley ...
Man in Dance Hall (uncredited)
Helen Hayward ...
Woman in Dance Hall (uncredited)
Jack Herrick ...
Man in Dance Hall (uncredited)
Jack Hoefer ...
Man in Dance Hall (uncredited)
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Man in Dance Hall (uncredited)
Josie Howard ...
Woman in Dance Hall (uncredited)
Jean Huntley ...
Woman in Dance Hall (uncredited)
Tom Hutchinson ...
Man in Dance Hall (uncredited)
Carl Jensen ...
Man in Dance Hall (uncredited)
Gladys Johnston ...
Woman in Dance Hall (uncredited)
Harry Jones ...
Man in Dance Hall (uncredited)
Fred Karno Jr. ...
Man in Dance Hall (uncredited)
Helen Kassler ...
Woman in Dance Hall (uncredited)
Bob Kelly ...
Man in Dance Hall (uncredited)
John King ...
Man in Dance Hall (uncredited)
Freddie Lansit ...
Man in Dance Hall (uncredited)
Elias Lazaroff ...
Man in Dance Hall (uncredited)
George Lesley ...
Man in Dance Hall (uncredited)
Geraldine Leslie ...
Woman in Dance Hall (uncredited)
Francis Lowell ...
Man in Dance Hall (uncredited)
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Georgia's Friend / Woman in Dance Hall (uncredited)
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Man in Dance Hall (uncredited)
Margarita Martín ...
Squaw (uncredited)
Clyde McAtee ...
Man in Dance Hall (uncredited)
John McGrath ...
Man in Dance Hall (uncredited)
Lillian McMurray ...
Extra in Chilkoot Pass Climb (uncredited)
Dolores Mendes ...
Woman in Dance Hall (uncredited)
John Millerta ...
Man in Dance Hall (uncredited)
Ruth Milo ...
Woman in Dance Hall (uncredited)
Ray Morris ...
Eskimo (uncredited)
Betty Morrissey ...
Georgia's Friend (uncredited)
Marie Muggley ...
Woman in Dance Hall (uncredited)
Steve Murphy ...
Man in Dance Hall (uncredited)
Florence Murth ...
Woman in Dance Hall (uncredited)
Mr. Myers ...
Man in Dance Hall (uncredited)
P. Nagle ...
Man in Dance Hall (uncredited)
Princess Neela ...
Squaw (uncredited)
George Neely ...
Man in Dance Hall (uncredited)
Nellie Noxon ...
Woman in Dance Hall (uncredited)
A.J. O'Connor ...
Officer (uncredited)
H.C. Oliver ...
Man in Dance Hall (uncredited)
Donnabelle Ouster ...
Woman in Dance Hall (uncredited)
William Parmalee ...
Man in Dance Hall (uncredited)
Jack Phillips ...
Man in Dance Hall (uncredited)
Barbara Pierce ...
Manicurist (uncredited)
Betty Pierce ...
Woman in Dance Hall (uncredited)
Art Price ...
Man in Dance Hall (uncredited)
John Rand ...
Prospector (uncredited)
Lillian Reschm ...
Woman in Dance Hall (uncredited)
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Man in Dance Hall (uncredited)
C.F. Roark ...
Man in Dance Hall (uncredited)
E.M. Robb ...
Man in Dance Hall (uncredited)
Lillian Rosine ...
Woman in Dance Hall (uncredited)
Edna Rowe ...
Woman in Dance Hall (uncredited)
Tiny Sandford ...
Barman (uncredited)
Jane Sherman ...
Woman in Dance Hall (uncredited)
J.J. Smith ...
Man in Dance Hall (uncredited)
Joe Smith ...
Man in Dance Hall (uncredited)
C.B. Steele ...
Man in Dance Hall (uncredited)
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Tacoma First Officer (uncredited)
Frank Stockdale ...
Man in Dance Hall (uncredited)
Pop Taylor ...
Ancient Dancing Prospector (uncredited)
Nina Trask ...
Woman in Dance Hall (uncredited)
Armand Triller ...
Man in Dance Hall (uncredited)
John Tully ...
Man in Dance Hall (uncredited)
Jack Vedders ...
Man in Dance Hall (uncredited)
Bess Wade ...
Woman in Dance Hall (uncredited)
Art Walker ...
Officer (uncredited)
John Wallace ...
Man in Dance Hall (uncredited)
Sharkey Weimar ...
Man in Dance Hall (uncredited)
White Cloud ...
Man in Dance Hall (uncredited)
Mary Williams ...
Woman in Dance Hall (uncredited)
Marie Willis ...
Woman in Dance Hall (uncredited)
Ed Wilson ...
Man in Dance Hall (uncredited)
H. Wolfinger ...
Man in Dance Hall (uncredited)
Tom Wood ...
Prospector (uncredited)
Dave Wright ...
Man in Dance Hall (uncredited)
Ah Yot ...
Man in Dance Hall (uncredited)
George Young ...
Man in Dance Hall (uncredited)
Ed Zimmer ...
Man in Dance Hall (uncredited)

Directed by

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Charles Chaplin

Written by

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Charles Chaplin ... (written by)

Produced by

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Charles Chaplin ... producer (uncredited)

Music by

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Charles Chaplin ... (1942)
William P. Perry
Carli Elinor ... (uncredited)

Cinematography by

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Roland Totheroh

Film Editing by

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Charles Chaplin ... (uncredited)

Editorial Department

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Edward Manson ... editorial supervisor (uncredited)

Production Design by

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Charles D. Hall ... (uncredited)

Production Management

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Alfred Reeves ... production manager

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

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Harry d'Abbadie d'Arrast ... assistant director (uncredited)
Charles Reisner ... assistant director (uncredited)
A. Edward Sutherland ... assistant director (uncredited)

Art Department

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Peter Stitch ... stand-by painter (uncredited)
Mr. Wood ... painter (uncredited)

Sound Department

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Mac Dalgleish ... sound recordist: 1942 reissue (as W.M. Dalgleish)
Pete Decker ... sound recordist: 1942 reissue
Harold E. McGhan ... sound editor: 1942 re-release (as Harold McGhan)
James L. Fields ... sound director: 1942 re-release (uncredited)

Camera and Electrical Department

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Mark Marlatt ... camera operator (uncredited)
Jack Wilson ... camera operator (uncredited)

Music Department

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Gerard Carbonara ... composer: additional music
Max Terr ... composer: additional music / musical director

Transportation Department

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Toraichi Kono ... driver: Mr. Chaplin (uncredited)

Other crew

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Harry Crocker ... unit publicist (uncredited)
Georges Glass ... publicity director (uncredited)
Charles D. Hall ... technical director (uncredited)
Mr. Niemeyer ... wrangler (uncredited)
Kathleen Pryor ... stenographer (uncredited)
Della Steele ... script supervisor (uncredited)
Sid Swaney ... stand-in: Mr. Swain (uncredited)
Jim Tully ... unit publicist (uncredited)
Bud White ... wrangler: bear (uncredited)

Thanks

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Alexander Woollcott ... dedicatee
Crew believed to be complete

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Storyline

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Plot Summary

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

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Also Known As
  • La ruée vers l'or (France)
  • Goldrausch (Germany)
  • La quimera del oro (Spain)
  • La quimera de l'or (Spain, Catalan title)
  • Золота лихоманка (Ukraine)
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  • 95 min
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Budget $923,000 (estimated)

Did You Know?

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Trivia Charles Chaplin stated that this was the film by which he most wanted to be remembered. See more »
Goofs When Big Jim is so delirious that he thinks The Lone Prospector is a chicken, The Lone Prospector removes a knife from the table and hides it in the bed. In one of the next shots, the knife is back on the table. Then in the next shot it is gone again. See more »
Movie Connections Edited into Werner Herzog Eats His Shoe (1980). See more »

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