3RD ACADEMY AWARDS
November 5, 1930
(2nd of ceremony of 1930)
Ambassador Hotel
Hosted by Conrad Nagel

OUTSTANDING PICTURE
“All Quiet on the Western Front”
“The Big House”
“Disraeli”
“The Divorcee”
“The Love Parade”

BEST DIRECTOR
Clarence Brown – “Anna Christie”
Clarence Brown – “Romance”
Robert Z. Leonard – “The Divorcee”
Ernst Lubitsch – “The Love Parade”
Lewis Milestone – “All Quiet on the Western Front”
King Vidor – “Hallelujah!”

BEST ACTOR
George Arliss – “Disraeli”
George Arliss – “The Green Goddess”
Wallace Beery – “The Big House”
Maurice Chevalier – “The Big Pond” and “The Love Parade”
Ronald Colman – “Bulldog Drummond” and “Condemned”
Lawrence Tibbett – “The Rogue Song”

BEST ACTRESS
Nancy Carroll – “The Devil’s Holiday”
Ruth Chatterton – “Sarah and Son”
Greta Garbo – “Anna Christie” and “Romance”
Norma Shearer – “The Divorcee”
Norma Shearer – “Their Own Desire”
Gloria Swanson – “The Trespasser”

BEST WRITING
“All Quiet on the Western Front” – George Abbott, Maxwell Anderson and Del Andrews
“The Big House” – Frances Marion
“Disraeli” – Julien Josephson
“The Divorcee” – John Meehan
“Street of Chance” – Howard Estabrook

BEST SOUND RECORDING
“The Big House”
“The Case of Sergeant Grischa”
“The Love Parade”
“Raffles”
“The Song of the Flame”

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY
“All Quiet on the Western Front” – Arthur Edeson
“Anna Christie” – William H. Daniels
“Hell’s Angels” – Tony Gaudio and Harry Perry
“The Love Parade” – Victor Milner
“With Byrd at the South Pole” – Joseph T. Rucker and Willard Van der Veer

BEST ART DIRECTION
“Bulldog Drummond” – William Cameron Menzies
“King of Jazz” – Herman Rosse
“The Love Parade” – Hans Dreier
“Sally” – Jack Okey
“The Vagabond King” – Hans Dreier


  1. “All Quiet on the Western Front”
  2. “Anna Christie”
  3. “The Big House”
  4. “The Big Pond”
  5. “Bulldog Drummond”
  6. “The Case of Sergeant Grischa”
  7. “Condemned”
  8. “The Devil’s Holiday”
  9. “Disraeli”
  10. “The Divorcee”
  11. “The Green Goddess”
  12. “Hallelujah!”
  13. “Hell’s Angels”
  14. “King of Jazz”
  15. “The Love Parade”
  16. “Raffles”
  17. “The Rogue Song”
  18. “Romance”
  19. “Sally”
  20. “Sarah and Son”
  21. “The Song of the Flame”
  22. “Street of Chance”
  23. “Their Own Desire”
  24. “The Trespasser”
  25. “The Vagabond King”
  26. “With Byrd at the South Pole”