The Rink, a silent film from , was Charlie Chaplin's eighth film for Mutual Films. The film co-starred Edna Purviance, Eric Campbell, Henry Bergman, and Albert Austin, and is best known for showcasing Chaplin's roller skating skills. Contents. [hide]. 1 Synopsis; 2 Review; 3 Cast; 4 Sound version; 5 See also. Comedy · After causing restaurant chaos at work, a bumbling waiter tears up the local roller rink with his skating. After amusements working in a restaurant, Charlie uses his lunch break to go roller skating.