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Paulette Goddard
Stars show moxie, grace on skates in movies
Stars show moxie, grace on skates in movies

Roller skating movies seemed like a passing fad of the disco era with the release of such camp classics as "Xanadu," "Roller Boogie" and "Skatetown U.S.A." But that would be skating over the truth -- movies featuring roller skating have a rich heritage that has attracted some pretty heavy star power. The latest in the genre, "Whip It," which opens today, stars Oscar nominee Ellen Page ("Juno") and marks costar Drew Barrymore's directorial debut. Here's a look at some of the famous and even infamous who have donned roller skates for the silver screen: Charlie Chaplin: In real life, the comic genius loved to play tennis, but in...

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