The Auction Block

The Auction Block

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.

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    director Hobart Henley
    genre comedy
    keywords beauty queen return home
    publisher Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer