The New Pictures, Apr. 6, 1942

The Gold Rush (Chaplin; United Artists) is a revival of Charlie Chaplin's most successful comedy (gross: $7,112,000). Printed from the original 1925 negative, it has been modernized by its producer-director-author-star only to the extent of substituting his own narration for the old subtitles, editing out 1,000 feet of film and adding a musical background score. The result is a sight for sore eyes, for old-style Chaplin fans and novitiates alike.

Although it was another generation's children who promised to be good all week if they could see a Chaplin comedy, the bantam tramp with...

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