Watched Charlie Chaplin's 1925 Silent Film The Gold Rush

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"A day without laughter is a day wasted."
Charlie Chaplin

Charlie Chaplin wrote, produced, and directed The Gold Rush, a film about a man that tries his hand at prospecting and journeys to the Yukon during the Klondike Gold Rush. This is considered a great film and is #58 on the AFI 100.

When it comes to this movie, I don't think I can say enough great things about Charlie Chaplin. He is outstanding. While stuck in a cabin and trying to survive without food, his character cooks his shoe and carves it up to eat it. He strings it up like spaghetti.
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In this famous scene, he performs the Oceana Roll with two bread rolls with forks. This has been used and reused in countless other media.
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This is my new favorite silent movie. It's wonderful. Charlie Chaplin is so amazing in this film I want to watch it again and again. Luckily, I can because it's on Netflix streaming. If you haven't seen this film, don't wait. Just watch it. It's great!
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Related Items:
The Gold Rush (Two-Disc Special Edition)
The Gold Rush on Netflix Streaming
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