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Charlie Chaplin film ‘Gold Rush’ is released (1925)

Charlie Chaplin film ‘Gold Rush’ is released (1925)

Charlie Chaplin is widely considered one of the most important figures in Hollywood history, helping to cement the popularity of the new medium and inspiring countless comedians with his physicality and comic timing. Chaplin once famously said that all he needed to make a successful comedy was “a park, a policeman and a pretty girl”. The Gold Rush was an instant success upon its release and helped Chaplin establish his iconic style.

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