The Rink (Rolling Around)(Waiter)
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The Rink (Rolling Around)(Waiter)
Charlie Chaplin's eighth film for Lone Star/Mutual was also his last for 1916. He was supposed to have completed all 12 of the films called for in the contract, but had justifiably taken more time with each succeeding film and would take another 10 months to complete the "golden dozen." The Rink is another of Chaplin's imposture films, in which a lower-class working stiff impersonates a member of the upper crust. It is inspired, mostly in its setting, by the Fred Karno sketch "Skating," which was written by his brother Sydney and in which both brothers had starred… More