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Charlie Chaplin United States, 1942

ASHES IN THE HOURGLASS's rating of the film The Gold Rush

Sue me, because I prefer Chaplin's narration. One could argue that it takes away from the naturalism of this already great film, but I feel that it's so sparingly used that it never hurts the whole of the film. Though that may be because I saw that version first. Plus there's the great score that takes it to a whole other level. Other than that, what can I say, it's just one of the funniest films ever made.