Chaplin’s ‘Gold Rush’ film: far from facts

While the Klondike Gold Rush inspired Charlie Chaplin to write, produce, star in and edit the movie “The Gold Rush,” the fantasy film fell far short of reality. While based on the stampede of 1898, it was filmed in California and only in suggestion told the story of the people who sought fortunes in the northern goldfields.

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Hope For Gold: Upper Cook Inlet Once Saw A Big Gold Rush

The Gold Rush seems to be the reason everyone came to Alaska, but where did they look for these rich-man's veins? Cook Inlet was a popular place to start.

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