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The Gold Rush & Modern Times (UK DVD/BD) in August

Park Circus have announced the UK Dual Format Edition (DVD & Blu-ray) release of two films by Charles Chaplin on 23rd August 2010. Priced at £19.99 RRP each are…

The Gold Rush is widely reported to be the film that Chaplin most wanted to be remembered for. It sees the Tramp as a lone prospector venturing to Alaska looking for gold. He gets mixed up with some burly characters, falls in love with the beautiful Georgia and tries to win her heart with his singular charm.

This Dual Format Edition (Blu-ray and DVD) includes both versions of The Gold Rush – the 1925 silent original, restored by Kevin Brownlow, and the digitally restored 1942 film (in 1942, Charles Chaplin took the 1925 original, composed and recorded a musical score for the film, added narration and re-edited), as well as a host of extras. Features include:

  • 5.1 / Dual Mono
  • Introduction by David Robinson
  • Chaplin Today: Gold Rush
  • Chaplin Trailer Reel
  • Photo Gallery

Modern Times - In one of Charles Chaplin’s most popular films, The Tramp struggles to live in a modern industrial society with the help of a young, homeless woman, played by Paulette Goddard. The film is both the last of The Tramp films and the last silent film Chaplin made.

This Dual Format Edition (Blu-ray and DVD) includes the 1936 feature restored in high definition as well as a host of extras. Features include:
  • 5.1 / Dual Mono
  • Introduction by David Robinson
  • Chaplin Today: Modern Times
  • Deleted Scenes
  • Chaplin Karaoke
  • Chaplin Trailer Reel
  • Photo Gallery


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