~The Auctioneer~
1927
~AG-2-5: George Sidney, unknown child & Claire McDowell~
~AG-2-31: Marian Nixon~
~AG-2-33: Doris Lloyd, George Sidney, Gareth Hughes & Marian Nixon~
~AG-2-46: Doris Lloyd, George Sidney, Marian Nixon & Gareth Hughes~
~Plot Synopsis~
Simon, a Jewish immigrant, adopts the child of a woman dying at sea, and later builds up a
successful pawnbroking-auctioneering business on New York's East Side. The girl, Ruth, falls in love
with Richard, who is admitted to a bond-brokerage firm when his prospective father-in-law invests
his entire fortune in the firm. Owing to the evil machinations of broker Paul Groode, Simon loses
everything and is forced to start over again as a peddler. Eventually he catches the crooked broker
and regains his money. All ends happily with the lovers united.  

Plot Synopsis from afi.com
Directed by: Alfred E. Green

Written by:
Gordon Rigby as L.G. Rigby
John Stone

Based on the play The Auctioneer by Charles Klein, Lee Arthur (New
York, 30 Sep 1913).
~Cast~

George Sidney ...Simon Levi
Marian Nixon ...Ruth Levi
Gareth Hughes ...Richard Eagan
Doris Lloyd ...Esther Levi
Ward Crane ...Paul Groode
Sammy Cohen ...Mo
Claire McDowell ...Mrs. Tim Eagan
~Remaining Credits~

Produced & Released by: Fox Film Corporation

Cinematography by: George Schneiderman
Assistant Director: Jack Boland

Length: 6 Reels
Runtime: 60 Minutes
Released: January 16, 1927
~AG-2-9: Doris Lloyd (center) & Ann Brody (far left) in THE AUCTIONEER , 1927~
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