Forbidden Adventure
Directed byNorman Taurog
Written byEdward E. Paramore
Joseph L. Mankiewicz
Agnes Brand Leahy (scenario)
Based onstory "Let's Play King"
by Sinclair Lewis
StarringMitzi Green
Edna May Oliver
Louise Fazenda
Jackie Searl
Bruce Line
Distributed byParamount Pictures
Release date
  • July 2, 1931 (1931-07-02) (New York City)
Running time
77 minutes
CountryUnited States

Forbidden Adventure, also known as Newly Rich, is a 1931 American pre-Code comedy film directed by Norman Taurog and starring Mitzi Green, Edna May Oliver, Louise Fazenda and Jackie Searl. Three children - two actors and a king - run away from their constricted lives and have a forbidden adventure. Filming took place from April 2 to May 7, 1931.[citation needed]



  1. ^ Michael A. Hoey, Elvis' Favorite Director: The Amazing 52-Film Career of Norman Taurog, Bear Manor Media 2013