The Gold Rush (1925) Poster



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Edited into 

Werner Herzog Eats His Shoe (1980) (Short)
segments shown
Chaplin Today: The Gold Rush (2003) (TV Short)
many scenes shown
Final Cut: Ladies and Gentlemen (2012)
Footage from this movie is used.

Referenced in 

Tramp, Tramp, Tramp (1926)
in both movies there's a scene inside a little one-chamber-building and then the wind comes up and the building starts to move and a man slides from one side to another.
The Klondike Kid (1932) (Short)
Pardon My Scotch (1935) (Short)
Curly starts to mimic the potato dance scene with bread rolls before being interrupted by Moe.
Along Came Daffy (1947) (Short)
Frigid Hare (1949) (Short)
The scene where Bugs and the Inuit teeter-totter over a precipice whilst Bugs urges the Inuit not to breathe so hard mirrors an earlier scene in The Gold Rush
Ha entrado un ladrón (1950)
Ad for this film seen in the theater.
8 Ball Bunny (1950) (Short)
In the train Bugs Bunny calls a big guy Mack. This guy looks a lot like Mack Swain from the Gold Rush. And in both movies Mack likes chicken and is hungry.
His Mouse Friday (1951) (Short)
Tom eats his own shoe, the laces he eats like spaghetti
Band of Outsiders (1964)
Anna Karina references the dance with the roles by Charlie Chaplin with her hands before the dance sequence.
Repulsion (1965)
Bridget describes seeing a comedy featuring Charlie Chaplin eating his shoe.
Hogan's Heroes: The Gold Rush (1966) (TV Episode)
title reference
Pierna creciente, falda menguante (1970)
The Chaplin film is mentioned
De kleine waarheid: Deel 14 (1971) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Emmy Lopez Dias' character
The Waltons: The Reunion (1972) (TV Episode)
Miss Mamie Baldwin says "Papa took us to see Mr. Chaplin in 'The Gold Rush' " followed by her sister, Miss Emily's, comment "Papa loved the part where Charlie ate his shoe!"
Salut l'artiste (1973)
Poster on the wall.
Upstairs, Downstairs: Such a Lovely Man (1975) (TV Episode)
Paynter invites Virginia to view it in his home theater.
La terrazza (1980)
Diff'rent Strokes: Valentine's Day Retrospective (1980) (TV Episode)
Arnold mentions Charlie Chaplin eating his shoe
Unknown Chaplin (1983) (TV Mini-Series)
Eureka (1983)
Jack sees a poster for this film on a wall.
Historia del cine: Epoca muda (1983) (Video)
in part I - pictures shown
Opasen char (1984)
the famous bread dance is referenced.
A Nightmare on Elm Street 2: Freddy's Revenge (1985)
In the BBQ/Pool scene 'Bar-B-Que Boy' picks up to grilling forks with sausages on them and does a quick reference to Chaplin's dance with the two potatoes on forks. At approximately 56 min into the film.
Série noire: Grandeur et décadence d'un petit commerce de cinéma (1986) (TV Episode)
A poster of the film can be seen in a wall
Diese Drombuschs: Prüfung für zwei (1987) (TV Episode)
Margarethe Drombusch, Frau Werbelhoff and Dr. Schüler watch the movie in cinema.
ALF: Like an Old Time Movie (1989) (TV Episode)
Jake refers to the scene featuring the Tramp eating a shoe.
The Woman in Black (1989) (TV Movie)
The Simpsons: Bart vs. Thanksgiving (1990) (TV Episode)
Kent Brockman mentions Charlie Chaplin's Tramp character.
Palm Harbor Vice (1991)
The character of Big Jim is named from the character of Big Jim in The Gold Rush, but in that film Big Jim is a giant of a man, where in Palm Harbor Vice, he is a young boy.
The Simpsons: Brother, Can You Spare Two Dimes? (1992) (TV Episode)
The Charlie Chaplin hobo eating a boot references the film.
Chaplin (1992)
The making of the film is depicted.
Dinosaurs: Dirty Dancin' (1993) (TV Episode)
Charlene imitates the roll dance.
Food (1993) (Short)
The shoe-eating scene
Future Cops (1993)
In both movies the hero is hungry and he eats his own shoe
Animaniacs: Guardin' in the Garden/Plane Pals (1993) (TV Episode)
One of several movies we see a fake animated clip of in the opening of this episode.
The Simpsons: Lady Bouvier's Lover (1994) (TV Episode)
Grampa re-enacts the forks with potatoes for legs and feet scene, before a lawyer shows up and says he cannot allow the unauthorised imitation.
Star Struck (1994) (TV Movie)
Runner says he's a Chaplin fan and mentions this movie by name.
Billy Madison (1995)
The Simpsons: Mountain of Madness (1997) (TV Episode)
Homer and Burns are trapped in a cabin in the snow just like The Lone Prospector and Big Jim McKay in "The Gold Rush." Like Big Jim McKay, they also start to hallucinate.
Troldspejlet: Episode #19.2 (1998) (TV Episode)
Jannik Hastrup mentions the film
The 100 Greatest Films (2001) (TV Movie)
Referenced by name
Inside the Actors Studio: Martin Scorsese (2002) (TV Episode)
The shoe-eating scene is mentioned
Finding Nemo (2003)
Chaplin Today: City Lights (2003) (TV Short)
mentioned once
Chaplin Today: The Circus (2003) (TV Short)
mentioned once
Tumsa Nahin Dekha (2004)
Daksh Mittal (when a little drunk) performs the "Dance of the Rolls" in a diner partway through the movie
Strongbad_email.exe (2004) (Video)
In "Island", the hunger-induced delirium, which causes someone to mistake something inedible as food, refers to this movie
Churchill: The Hollywood Years (2004)
The scene that Chaplin is eating his shoe is mentioned twice
Black (2005)
The film was advertised as being shown at the cinema.
Epopeja o bureku (2005) (Short)
The scene where Charles Chaplin and Big Jim eat a boot
Just Friends (2005)
After Chris and Jamie's awkward hug, Jamie leaves and Chris thrashes around in his car, yelling at himself. He's caught mid-rant by Jamie, who has returned because she forgot her gloves. Similarly, Georgia comes back to Chaplin's character's cabin to find him in the middle of yelling and destroying his room because she forgot her gloves.
Cinema Goes to Dinner (2005) (TV Movie)
This Movie is mentioned verbally briefly
Slumming (2006)
When Kallman crosses a street, a screening of this film with a live orchestra is advertised in the background
Spooks: The Cell (2006) (TV Episode)
Harry and Ruth mention the film and it's Star Charlie Chaplin when he asks her on a date.
Homestarrunner.com: Everything Else, Volume 2 (2006) (Video)
In "That A Ghost", at the end, the skeletal Fat Dudley is seen eating a shoe, a la Charlie Chaplin
Meet the Robinsons (2007)
Grandpa Bud does the fork dance, in reference to Chaplin's famous scene
NCIS: Chimera (2007) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Gibbs over Tony's comment on how he'd go out.
Welcome (2007)
The climax scene.
Mary Pickford: The Muse of the Movies (2008)
Mary Pickford recounts Chaplin's inspiration for the film.
The Kid (2009) (Short)
Charlie Chaplin impersonation
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Episode #7.81 (2009) (TV Episode)
Included in a $300 question
Kites (2010)
In the uncut version, Jay imitates Chaplin's "dinner roll dance"
Brief Film Reviews: My DVD/Blu-Ray Collection (2010) (TV Episode)
DVD cover shown.
Don't Go Breaking My Heart (2011)
Yen re-enacts the dancing bread on forks scene through her office window.
The Muppets (2011)
scene with bread on forks as feet and legs
Mike & Mike: Episode dated 4 July 2013 (2013) (TV Episode)
Ryan Ruocco reads Entertainment Weekly's 2013 list of top 10 greatest movies
The Birth of the Tramp (2013) (TV Movie)
mentioned in narration
Hollywood Mouth 2 (2014)
wax figure of Charlie Chaplin is shown.
Sharktopus vs. Whalewolf (2015) (TV Movie)
Poster seen
#DevinAuditions (2016) (Short)
uses dialogue and poster
The Man in the High Castle: History Ends (2018) (TV Episode)
In the Wyatt house in Denver, a poster of Charlie Chaplin's The Gold Rush is displayed on the wall.
Milo Murphy's Law: The Mid-Afternoon Snack Club/Parks and Wreck (2019) (TV Episode)
Milo references the Lone Prospector in "The Gold Rush,' using pencils and erasers instead of forks and potatoes to simulate dancing legs.
WWE Raw: Countdown to WWE Stomping Grounds (2019) (TV Episode)
Carmella is dressed as Charlie Chaplin in the film. She is dressed as his Tramp character.
History of World Cinema (2021) (Short)
clips shown

Featured in 

Berlin: Symphony of a Great City (1927)
Chaplin's film is seen playing in the movie theatre
Hollywood: The Golden Years (1961) (TV Movie)
Swain and Chaplin eat shoe
Hollywood Babylon (1972)
A clip is shown.
The 44th Annual Academy Awards (1972) (TV Special)
The Magical World of Disney: Mickey's 50 (1978) (TV Episode)
clips shown
Hollywood: The Gift of Laughter (1982) (TV Movie)
Chaplin and Swain eat shoe
Unknown Chaplin: The Happiest Years (1983) (TV Episode)
clips shown
Unknown Chaplin: Hidden Treasure (1983) (TV Episode)
Precious Images (1986) (Short)
Muppet Babies: The Best Friend I Never Had (1986) (TV Episode)
Footage of this movie were used when Fozzie imagine being friends with Charlie Chaplin.
Raz na raz ne prikhoditsya (1987)
A clip is shown
Cinema Paradiso (1988)
At the end, one of the scenes that Salvatore sees is the scene where Georgia Hale kisses Charles Chaplin
Sprockets: Comic Capers (1991) (TV Episode)
Clips seen and discussed
Chaplin (1992)
Several clips from the film are shown.
Zomergasten: Episode #6.1 (1993) (TV Episode)
A fragment of this film is shown in this episode
Min vän Percys magiska gymnastikskor: Hur Ulf tror sig kunna göra vad han vill och blir först en buse och sen en hjälte (1994) (TV Episode)
Chaplin's shoe-eating scene is shown when Ulf and his mother visit the cinema.
Jack (1996)
100 Years of Comedy (1997) (Video)
Clip shown.
AFI's 100 Years... 100 Movies: America's Greatest Movies (1998) (TV Special)
The Gold Rush is #74.
Star Power: The Creation of United Artists (1998) (Video)
clip shown
AFI's 100 Years... 100 Laughs: America's Funniest Movies (2000) (TV Special)
The Gold Rush is #25.
The 100 Greatest Films (2001) (TV Movie)
Clips are shown
Chaplin Today: Modern Times (2003) (TV Movie)
clip shown
Troldspejlet: Episode #31.1 (2004) (TV Episode)
DVD release reviewed + footage used
Filmmakers in Action (2005)
They show the film.
Silent Clowns: Buster Keaton (2006) (TV Episode)
20 to 1: Memorable Movie Characters (2006) (TV Episode)
Clips shown in a segment on Charlie Chaplin's character The Tramp.
TCM Guest Programmer: Chevy Chase (2007) (TV Episode)
One of the films selected by the co-host
AFI's 100 Years... 100 Movies: 10th Anniversary Edition (2007) (TV Movie)
The Gold Rush is #58.
Moguls & Movie Stars: A History of Hollywood: Peepshow Pioneers: 1889-1907 (2010) (TV Episode)
Clip shown during intro: Chaplin's cane sinks into the snow.
These Amazing Shadows (2011)
Clips from this film are shown in These Amazing Shadows.
Birth of Hollywood: Episode #1.2 (2011) (TV Episode)
Clips shown
Mr. Popper's Penguins (2011)
Mr. Popper entertains the penguins with this among other Charlie Chaplin films
That Fellow in the Coat: Top 10 Strangest/Most Annoying Academy Decisions (2012) (TV Episode)
Clips, mentioned as a nominated re-release.
Maltin on Movies: Arbitrage (2012) (TV Episode)
Movie reviewed in this episode.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Movies of the 1920s (2014) (TV Episode)
The Gold Rush is #3.
Perspectives: Terry Jones: In Charlie Chaplin's Footsteps (2015) (TV Episode)
Clips seen and discussed
TCM Guest Programmer: Fan Dedications (2019) (TV Episode)
One of the films selected by the co-host


The Rough House (1917) (Short)
Roscoe Arbuckle does the famous dance of the bread rolls in this movie. Chaplin does it in The Gold Rush.

Spoofed in 

Frozen Frolics (1930) (Short)
Lisztomania (1975)
A 4-minute scene where Liszt reminisces about his new life with Marie shows Roger Daltrey dressed as Chaplin in a cabin with no dialogue. The film is also slightly overcranked to mimic the framerate of silent-era Chaplin movies.
The Epic of Detective Mandy: Book Three - Satan Claus II: The Elves of Doom (1993) (TV Short)
The opening scene, where Detective Dave searches for and finds Detective Mandy, is done as a silent film, in sepia tone with old time piano music over it and intertitle cards revealing the dialogue, in a parody of Chaplin's The Gold Rush (1925).
Benny & Joon (1993)
Mafia! (1998)
cooked boots as dinner (just before the kid receives the rat as gift)
The 72nd Annual Academy Awards (2000) (TV Special)
Billy Crystal's Opening Skit
CatDog: Silents, Please!/Gorilla My Dreams (2001) (TV Episode)
The cabin leaning on the cliff top is spoofed.
Meet the Robinsons (2007)
In a spoof of The Gold Rush, Grandpa Bud sticks his forks into the meatballs at the dinner table, then starts making them dance like the meatballs are feet and the forks are legs.

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