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The Law Forbids

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The Law Forbids
Theatrical release poster
Directed byJess Robbins
Screenplay byLois Zellner
Ford Beebe
Story byBernard McConville
StarringBaby Peggy
Robert Ellis
Elinor Fair
Winifred Bryson
James Corrigan
Anna Dodge
CinematographyCharles E. Kaufman
Jack Stevens
Distributed byUniversal Pictures
Release date
  • April 7, 1924 (1924-04-07)
Running time
60 minutes
CountryUnited States
LanguageSilent (English intertitles)

The Law Forbids is a 1924 American drama film directed by Jess Robbins and written by Lois Zellner and Ford Beebe. The film stars Baby Peggy, Robert Ellis, Elinor Fair, Winifred Bryson, James Corrigan, and Anna Dodge. The film was released on April 7, 1924, by Universal Pictures.[1][2][3][4]


A Universal Pictures publication showing the cast for the film includes Robert Bolder, Merta Sterling, and Vola Vale, who may all have had uncredited roles.[5]


An incomplete copy of The Law Forbids is held in a film collection in the Netherlands.[6]


  1. ^ "The Law Forbids (1924) - Overview". Retrieved June 5, 2019.
  2. ^ Hal Erickson. "The Law Forbids (1924) - Jesse Robbins". AllMovie. Retrieved June 5, 2019.
  3. ^ "The Law Forbids". Retrieved June 5, 2019.
  4. ^ Progressive Silent Film List: The Law Forbids at
  5. ^ Cover of Universal Weekly (Feb. 16, 1924), "The Law Forbids, A Universal-Jewel de luxe with Baby Peggy and a Great Cast"
  6. ^ Library of Congress American Silent Feature Film Survival Database: The Law Forbids
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