The Rink 1916: Charlie Chaplin’s eighth film for Mutual Film

The Rink (Sac Lo: San Truot Bang) 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 film (phim hai Sac Lo) uses his lunch break to go roller skating.

The Rink Cast

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

The 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.

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