July 17th, 2012: The Gold Rush (1925)

What It’s About:  The Tramp (Charles Chaplin) goes to find his fortune in the Klondike during the Gold Rush.

Why Watch it Today?: The Klondike Gold Rush began today in 1897.  The Gold Rush features some of Chaplin’s most famous sequences, including the Tramp eating his shoe and doing the “Oceania Roll”.

Where to Get It: Your local library; Hulu Plus or Netflix

No trailer, but the most famous scene:

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