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THE GOLD RUSH

Many of the scenes of the Yukon Gold Rush were filmed in the Sierra Nevadas. Over 500 people worked for eight weeks to construct the fake Alaskan / Canadian locations — 239,577 feet of timber were covered with 22,750 feet of chicken wire and 22,000 feet of burlap, covered with ice and snow made from 200 tons of plaster, 285 tons of salt, 100 barrels of flower, and four cartloads of confetti.


NORTHERN CALIFORNIA
Filming Locations —

Kyburz, El Dorado County: Locations along Route 50.

Norden, Placer County: Sugar Bowl Ski Area.

Sacramento County: Locations along the Delta.

Truckee, Nevada County: Besides filming somewhere in this town, the cast and crew also stayed at the Swedish House, an 11-room inn built in 1885.


The Gold Rush (1925)
CAST: Charles Chaplin, Mack Swain, Tom Murray, Georgia Hale, Henry Bergman....
WRITER: Charles Chaplin
PRODUCER: Charles Chaplin
DIRECTOR: Charles Chaplin
CINEMATOGRAPHER: Roland Totheroh, Jack Wilson

THE GOLD RUSH
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