Synopsis by Hal Erickson
Jewish comedian George Sidney stars as the title character in The Auctioneer. Sidney also doubles as a pawnbroker, which allows for a steady stream of colorful supporting characters. Our hero's lifestyle undergoes a radical shake-up when he takes over the mansion of a millionaire. He manages to solve everyone's problems before the house's real owner can reclaim the place. The Auctioneer was based on a stage play by Charles Klein and Lee Arthur.
con/scam, Judaism, mansion