1929–1930 Academy Awards

Updated September 9, 2022 | Infoplease Staff

There were two Oscar ceremonies held at Los Angeles's Ambassador Hotel in 1930. This one, held on Nov. 3 honored films released in 1930. The other, held on April 3, honored films released in 1928–1928. See 1928–1929 Academy Awards for the winners of the April 3 awards.

Outstanding ProductionAll Quiet on the Western Front (Universal)
The Big House (Cosmopolitan; MGM)
Disraeli (Warner Bros.)
The Divorcée (MGM)
The Love Parade (Paramount Famous Lasky)
Best ActorGeorge 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 ActressNancy Carroll, The Devil's Holiday
Ruth Chatterton, Sarah and Son
Greta Garbo, Anna Christie and Romance
Norma Shearer, The Divorcée
Norma Shearer, Their Own Desire
Gloria Swanson, The Trespasser
DirectingClarence Brown, Anna Christie and Romance
Robert Z. Leonard, The Divorcée
Ernst Lubitsch, The Love Parade
Lewis Milestone, All Quiet on the Western Front
King Vidor, Hallelujah
WritingGeorge Abbott, Maxwell Anderson and Del Andrews, All Quiet on the Western Front
Howard Estabrook, Street of Chance
Julian Josephson, Disraeli
Frances Marion, The Big House
John Meehan, The Divorcée
CinematographyWilliam Daniels, Anna Christie
Arthur Edeson, All Quiet on the Western Front
Gaetano Gaudio and Harry Perry, Hell's Angels
Victor Milner, The Love Parade
Joseph T. Rucker and Willard Van Der Veer, With Byrd at the South Pole
Art DirectionHans Dreier, The Love Parade
Hans Dreier, The Vagabond King
William Cameron Menzies, Bulldog Drummond
Jack Okey, Sally
Herman Rosse, King of Jazz
Sound RecordingFirst National Studio Sound Dept, Song of the Flame
MGM Studio Sound Dept., The Big House
Paramount Famous Lasky Studio Sound Dept., The Love Parade
RKO Radio Studio Sound Dept., The Case of Sergeant Grischa
United Artists Studio Sound Dept., Raffles

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