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Charlie Chaplin's The Rink


The Rink

The Rink, a silent film from 1916 in film, was Charlie Chaplin's eighth film for Mutual Film Corporation. The film co-starred Edna Purviance, Eric Campbell (actor), Henry Bergman, and Albert Austin, and is best known for showcasing Chaplin's roller skating skills.


After amusements working in a restaurant, Charlie uses his lunch break to go roller skating.


  • Charles Chaplin - A Waiter. Posing as Sir Cecil Seltzer
  • Edna Purviance - The Girl
  • James T. Kelley - Her Father
  • Eric Campbell (actor) - Mr. Stout, Edna's Admirer
  • Henry Bergman - Mrs. Stout and Angry Diner
  • Lloyd Bacon - Guest
  • Albert Austin - The Cook and Skater
  • Frank J. Coleman - Restaurant Manager
  • John Rand (actor) - Waiter
  • Charlotte Mineau - Friend of Edna
  • Leota Bryan - Friend of Edna

Sound version

In 1932, Van Beuren Studios of Van Beuren Studios, purchased Chaplin's Mutual comedies for $10,000 each, added music by Gene Rodemich and Winston Sharples and sound effects, and re-released them through RKO Radio Pictures. Chaplin had no legal recourse to stop the RKO release.

See also

  • Charlie Chaplin filmography

  • Category:Films directed by Charlie Chaplin
    Category:1916 films
    Category:American silent short films
    Category:Black-and-white films
    Category:1910s comedy films
    Category:Roller skating films

    Charlie Chaplin

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