|The Auction Block|
|Directed by||Hobart Henley|
|Written by||Fanny Hatton|
|Based on||The Auction Block: A Novel of New York Life|
by Rex Beach
The Auction Block is a 1926 American silent comedy film directed by Hobart Henley. The film stars Charles Ray and Eleanor Boardman. It is written by Fanny and Frederic Hatton and is based on the novel of the same name by Rex Beach. It is considered a lost film.
Bob Wharton (Charles Ray) marries beauty queen Lorelei Knight (Eleanor Boardman), only to fall into the arms of Bernice Lane (Sally O'Neil) during their honeymoon. Lorelei abandons him to return home, but the husband goes after her to win her back. The opportunity presents itself at a charity auction.
- Charles Ray as Bob Wharton
- Eleanor Boardman as Lorelei Knight
- Sally O'Neil as Bernice Lane
- Donald Reed as Carter Lane (as Ernest Gillen)
- Charles Clary as Homer Lane
- David Torrence as Robert Wharton Sr
- James Corrigan as Mr. Knight
- Forrest Seabury as Edward Blake
- Ned Sparks as Nat Saluson
- White Munden, Kenneth (1997). The American Film Institute Catalog of Motion Pictures Produced in the United States: Feature Films, 1921–1930. University of California Press. p. 29. ISBN 0-520-20969-9.
- The Auction Block Lost Film Files: MGM 1925
- Eames, John Douglas (1975). The MGM Story: The Complete History Of Fifty Roaring Years (3 ed.). Octopus Books. p. 24. ISBN 0-904230-14-7.
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