The Auction Block
Cast & Crew
Lorelei Knight, the pride of Palmdale, South Carolina, wins a beauty contest and becomes the toast of New York, where she meets wealthy Bob Wharton at a charity ball. They fall in love and are married 2 days later. Bob takes her home to meet his father, who quickly disillusions her about Bob's character. Lorelei returns to Palmdale and tells no one of her marriage. Bob follows and finds work in a shoestore, quickly becoming successful and attracting every girl in town. Bernice Lane, a baby vamp and love pirate, deliberately compromises the innocent and protesting Bob by stranding him all night on a country road. As she expected, her father then attempts to make Bob marry her. Mr. Lane soon learns that Bob is already married and goes gunning for him. Lorelei makes Bernice tell her father that Bob was innocent of all wrongdoing and thereby saves Bob's life. Bob and Lorelei are reconciled.
This is a remake of a 1917 film of the same title produced by Goldwyn Pictures.