Mabel at the Wheel Charlie Chaplin Racing his Motorcycle 10th Movie
Charlie, competing with his rival’s race car, offers Mabel a ride on his motorcycle but drops her in a puddle. He next joins some dubious characters in abduction of his rival just before the race for the Vanderbilt Cup. With her boyfriend locked up in a shed, Mabel takes his place. Charlie does what he can to sabotage the race, even causing Mabel’s car to overturn.
Mabel at the Wheel is a 1914 American-made motion picture starring Charles Chaplin and Mabel Normand, and directed by Mabel Normand and Mack Sennett. 10th Movie
Charlie, competing with his rival’s race car, offers Mabel a ride on his motorcycle but drops her in a puddle. He also kidnaps his rival before the race. But Mabel decides to take the wheels in his place, thus causing a threat to Charlie.
As the race progresses, despite a very late start, Mabel manages to gain a lead of three laps. Charlie with his henchmen, tries to sabotage the race by using oil and bombs on the track. They seem to succeed for a while, but their dirty tricks were not enough to stop the high-spirited Mabel from winning the race.
Charles Chaplin – Villain
Mabel Normand – Mabel
Harry McCoy – Mabel’s boyfriend
Chester Conklin – Mabel’s father
Mack Sennett – Reporter
Al St. John – Henchman
Joe Bordeaux – Dubious character
Mack Swain – Spectator
William Hauber – Mabel’s co-driver