1930 Milstead Movie Awards

BEST PICTURE
ALL QUIET ON THE WESTERN FRONT (Universal; Carl Laemmle, Jr.)
ANIMAL CRACKERS (Paramount; Victor Heerman)
ANNA CHRISTIE (MGM; Paul Bern, Clarence Brown & Irving Thalberg)
THE BIG HOUSE (MGM; Irving Thalberg)
THE BLUE ANGEL (Paramount/Universum; Erich Pommer)
THE DAWN PATROL (First National; Robert North)
HELL'S ANGELS (United Artists/The Caddo Company; Howard Hughes)
MONTE CARLO (Paramount; Ernst Lubitsch)
MOROCCO (Paramount; Hector Turnbull)
ZEMLYA (Aleksandr Dovzhenko)

All Quiet On The Western Front
All Quiet On The Western Front
Also Considered:
ANOTHER FINE MESS (Hal Roach); CITY GIRL (William Fox); THE DIVORCEE (Robert Z. Leonard & Irving Thalberg); HOLIDAY (E.B. Derr); L'AGE D'OR (Le Vicomte de Noailles); MIN & BILL (George W. Hill & Harry Rapf); PEOPLE ON SUNDAY (Seymour Nebenzal & Edgar G. Ulmer); RAFFLES (Samuel Goldwyn); ROMANCE (Clarence Brown); UNDER THE ROOFS OF PARIS (Rene Clair)

BEST ACTOR IN A LEADING ROLE
George Arliss as "The Raja of Rukh" - THE GREEN GODDESS
Richard Barthelmess as "Dick Courtney" - THE DAWN PATROL
Wallace Beery as "Bill" - MIN & BILL
Ronald Colman as "Willie Hale" - THE DEVIL TO PAY
Leslie Howard as "Tom Prior" - OUTWARD BOUND
Walter Huston as "Abraham Lincoln" - ABRAHAM LINCOLN
Emil Jannings as "Professor Immanuel Rath" - THE BLUE ANGEL
Fredric March as "Tony Cavendish" - THE ROYAL FAMILY OF BROADWAY
Herbert Marshall as "Sir John Menier" - MURDER
Laurence Tibbett as "Yegor" - THE ROGUE SONG

Walter Huston in Abraham Lincoln
Walter Huston in Abraham Lincoln
Also Considered:
Lew Ayres (ALL QUIET ON THE WESTERN FRONT); Maurice Chevalier (THE BIG POND); Ronald Colman (RAFFLES); Gary Cooper (MOROCCO); Ralph Lynn (ROOKERY NOOK); Groucho Marx (ANIMAL CRACKERS); Robert Montgomery (THE DIVORCEE); Chester Morris (THE BIG HOUSE); William Powell (STREET OF CHANCE); John Wayne (THE BIG TRAIL)

BEST ACTRESS IN A LEADING ROLE
Nancy Carroll as "Hallie Hobart" - THE DEVIL'S HOLIDAY
Ruth Chatterton as "Brooks Evans / Naomi Kellogg" - THE RIGHT TO LOVE
Ina Claire as "Julie Cavendish" - THE ROYAL FAMILY OF BROADWAY
Marlene Dietrich as "Lola Lola" - THE BLUE ANGEL
Marlene Dietrich as "Amy Jolly" - MOROCCO
Marie Dressler as "Min" - MIN & BILL
Mary Duncan as "Kate" - CITY GIRL
Greta Garbo as "Anna Christie" - ANNA CHRISTIE
Ann Harding as "Linda Seton" - HOLIDAY
Norma Shearer as "Jerry" - THE DIVORCEE

Marlene Dietrich in The Blue Angel
Marlene Dietrich in The Blue Angel
Also Considered:
Louise Brooks (BEAUTY PRIZE); Nancy Carroll (LAUGHTER); Ruth Chatterton (SARAH & SON); Kay Francis (RAFFLES); Greta Garbo (ROMANCE); Miriam Hopkins (FAST & LOOSE); Dorothy Lee (THE CUCKOOS); Jeanette MacDonald (MONTE CARLO); Marilyn Miller (SALLY); Barbara Stanwyck (LADIES OF LEISURE)

All Quiet On The Western Front
All Quiet On The Western Front
BEST DIRECTOR
Clarence Brown - ANNA CHRISTIE
Luis Bunuel - L'AGE D'OR
Aleksandr Dovzhenko - ZEMLYA
D.W. Griffith - ABRAHAM LINCOLN
Howard Hawks - THE DAWN PATROL
George Hill - THE BIG HOUSE
Howard Hughes - HELL'S ANGELS
Lewis Milestone - ALL QUIET ON THE WESTERN FRONT
Josef Von Sternberg - THE BLUE ANGEL
Josef Von Sternberg - MOROCCO

Also Considered:
Clarence Brown (ROMANCE); Rene Clair (UNDER THE ROOFS OF PARIS); Harry d'Abbadie d'Arrast (LAUGHTER); George Fitzmaurice (RAFFLES); Edward H. Griffith (HOLIDAY); Robert Z. Leonard (THE DIVORCEE); Ernst Lubitsch (MONTE CARLO); Robert Siodmak & Edgar G. Ulmer (PEOPLE ON SUNDAY); Jean Vigo (A PROPOS DE NICE); Roland West (THE BAT WHISPERS)

Wallace Beery in The Big House
Wallace Beery in The Big House
BEST ACTOR IN A SUPPORTING ROLE
Wallace Beery as "Butch Schmidt" - THE BIG HOUSE
Charles Bickford as "Matt Burke" - ANNA CHRISTIE
Douglas Fairbanks, Jr. as "Douglas Scott" - THE DAWN PATROL
Robert Montgomery as "Kent Marlowe" - THE BIG HOUSE
David Torrence as "J.L. Tustine" - CITY GIRL


Also Considered:
Frank McHugh (THE DAWN PATROL); Adolphe Menjou (MOROCCO); Frank Morgan (FAST & LOOSE); H.B. Warner (THE GREEN GODDESS); Louis Wolheim (ALL QUIET ON THE WESTERN FRONT)

Marie Dressler (right) in Anna Christie
Marie Dressler (right) in Anna Christie
BEST ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE
Mary Astor as "Julia Seton" - HOLIDAY
Marie Dressler as "Marthy" - ANNA CHRISTIE
Margaret Dumont as "Mrs. Rittenhouse" - ANIMAL CRACKERS
Jean Harlow as "Helen" - HELL'S ANGELS
Leila Hyams as "Anne Marlowe" - THE BIG HOUSE


Also Considered:
Maude Eburne (THE BAT WHISPERS); Dorothy Jordan (MIN & BILL); Carole Lombard (FAST & LOOSE); Beryl Mercer (ALL QUIET ON THE WESTERN FRONT); Eve Southern (MOROCCO)

All Quiet On The Western Front
All Quiet On The Western Front
BEST SCREENPLAY - ADAPTATION
ALL QUIET ON THE WESTERN FRONT (Maxwell Anderson, George Abbott & Del Andrews)
ANIMAL CRACKERS (Morrie Ryskind)
ANNA CHRISTIE (Frances Marion)
ANOTHER FINE MESS (H.M. Walker)
CITY GIRL (Berthold Viertel & Marion Orth)
THE DIVORCEE (John Meehan & Zelda Sears)
MOROCCO (Jules Furthman)
L'AGE D'OR (Luis Bunuel & Salvador Dali)
RAFFLES (Sidney Howard)
ROOKERY NOOK (Ben Travers)

Also Considered:
THE BLUE ANGEL (Carl Zuckmayer, Karl Vollmöller & Robert Liebmann); THE CRIMINAL CODE (Fred Niblo & Seton I. Miller); THE CUCKOOS (Cyrus Wood & Fatty Arbuckle); FAST & LOOSE (Preston Sturges); HOLIDAY (Horace Jackson); LADIES OF LEISURE (Jo Swerling); MIN & BILL (Frances Marion & Marion Jackson); MURDER (Alfred Hitchcock, Walter Mycroft & Alma Reville); ROMANCE (Bess Meredyth & Edwin Justus Mayer); THE ROYAL FAMILY OF BROADWAY (Herman J. Mankiewicz & Gertrude Purcell)

Hog Wild
Hog Wild
BEST SCREENPLAY - ORIGINAL
THE BIG HOUSE (Frances Marion)
THE DAWN PATROL (John Monk Saunders, Howard Hawks, Dan Totheroh & Seton I. Miller)
THE DEVIL TO PAY (Benjamin Glazer)
HOG WILD (H.M. Walker & Leo McCarey)
LAUGHTER (Harry d'Abbadie d'Arrast, Douglas Z. Doty, Donald Ogden Stewart & Herman J. Mankiewicz)
STREET OF CHANCE (Howard Estabrook, Lenore J. Coffee & Oliver H.P. Garrett)
UNDER THE ROOFS OF PARIS (Rene Clair) 
ZEMLYA (Aleksandr Dovzhenko)

Also Considered:
ABRAHAM LINCOLN (Stephen Vincent Benet); BEAUTY PRIZE (Rene Clair & G.W. Pabst); THE DEVIL'S HOLIDAY (Edmund Goulding); FEET FIRST (John Grey, Al Cohn, Clyde Bruckman, Felix Adler & Lex Neal); HELL'S ANGELS (Marshall Neilan, James Moncure March, Howard Estabrook & Harry Behn); JUST IMAGINE (Buddy DeSylva, Lew Brown & Ray Henderson); KING OF JAZZ (Harry Ruskin, Charles MacArthur & Edward T. Lowe, Jr.); SONG O' MY HEART (Tom Barry & Sonya Levien)

King Of Jazz
King Of Jazz
BEST ART DIRECTION
THE BAT WHISPERS (Paul Crawley)
THE BLUE ANGEL (Otto Hunte)
JUST IMAGINE (Stephen Goodson & Ralph Hammeras)
KING OF JAZZ (Herman Rosse)
MOROCCO (Hans Dreier)
ROMANCE (Cedric Gibbons)
SALLY (Jack Okey)
TOM SAWYER (Bernard Herzbrun)
THE VAGABOND KING (Hans Dreier)
WHOOPEE! (Richard Day)

Also Considered:
ABRAHAM LINCOLN (William Cameron Menzies); ALL QUIET ON THE WESTERN FRONT (Charles D. Hall & W.R. Schmidt); ANNA CHRISTIE (Cedric Gibbons); THE DIVORCEE (Cedric Gibbons); HOLIDAY (Carroll Clark); MONTE CARLO (credit unknown); PARAMOUNT ON PARADE (John Wenger); RAFFLES (William Cameron Menzies & Park French); ROMANCE (Cedric Gibbons); UNDER THE ROOFS OF PARIS (Lazare Meerson)

Morocco
Morocco
BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY
ALL QUIET ON THE WESTERN FRONT (Arthur Edeson)
ANNA CHRISTIE (William H. Daniels)
THE BAT WHISPERS (Ray June & Robert H. Planck)
THE BLUE ANGEL (Günther Rittau & Hans Schneeberger)
THE DAWN PATROL (Ernest Haller)
HELL'S ANGELS (Tony Gaudio & Harry Perry)
L'AGE D'OR (Albert Duverger)
MOROCCO (Lee Garmes)
WITH BYRD AT THE SOUTH POLE (Joseph T. Rucker & Willard Van Der Veer)
ZEMLYA (Daniil Damutski)

Also Considered:
THE BIG HOUSE (Harold Wenstrom); THE BIG TRAIL (Lucien Andriot & Arthur Edeson); THE DIVORCEE (Norbert Brodine); JUST IMAGINE (Ernest Palmer); KING OF JAZZ (Jerome Ash, Hal Mohr & Ray Rennahan); PEOPLE ON SUNDAY (Eugen Schüfftan); A PROPOS DE NICE (Boris Kaufman); THE RIGHT TO LOVE (Charles Lang); THE ROYAL FAMILY OF BROADWAY (George J. Folsey); UNDER THE ROOFS OF PARIS (Georges Perinal & Georges Raulet)

King Of Jazz
King Of Jazz
BEST COSTUME DESIGN
ABRAHAM LINCOLN (Walter Israel)
THE BLUE ANGEL (Tihamer Varady)
THE GREEN GODDESS (Earl Luick)
KING OF JAZZ (Herman Rosse)
LADIES OF LEISURE (Edward Stevenson)
MONTE CARLO (Travis Banton)
MOROCCO (Travis Banton)
PARAMOUNT ON PARADE (Travis Banton)
ROMANCE (Adrian)
THE ROYAL FAMILY OF BROADWAY (Travis Banton)

Also Considered:
ANNA CHRISTIE (Adrian); THE DIVORCEE (Adrian); HOLIDAY (Gwen Wakeling); JUST IMAGINE (Alice O'Neill & Dolly Tree); MADAM SATAN (Adrian); THE ROGUE SONG (Adrian); STREET OF CHANGE (Travis Banton); UNDER THE ROOFS OF PARIS (Rene Hubert); THE VAGABOND KING (Travis Banton); WHOOPEE! (John Harkrider)

Hell's Angels
Hell's Angels
BEST FILM EDITING
ALL QUIET ON THE WESTERN FRONT (Edgar Adams & Milton Carruth)
THE BIG HOUSE (Blanche Sewell)
THE DAWN PATROL (Ray Curtiss)
HELL'S ANGELS (Douglas Biggs & Frank Lawrence)
ZEMLYA (Aleksandr Dovzhenko)

Also Considered:
THE BLUE ANGEL (Walter Klee & Sam Winston); L'AGE D'OR (Luis Bunuel); MOROCCO (Sam Winston); A PROPOS DE NICE (Jean Vigo & Boris Kaufman); RAFFLES (Stuart Heisler)

Abraham Lincoln
Abraham Lincoln
BEST MAKEUP
ABRAHAM LINCOLN (Robert Stephanoff)
THE BLUE ANGEL (Waldemar Jabs & Oscar Schmidt)
KING OF JAZZ (Jack Pierce)


Also Considered:
THE BAT WHISPERS (S.E. Jennings); THE ROGUE SONG (George Westmore); THE VAGABOND KING (James Collins)

Under The Roofs Of Paris
Under The Roofs Of Paris
BEST ORIGINAL SCORE
ANNA CHRISTIE (William Axt)
HELL'S ANGELS (Hugo Riesenfeld)
MONTE CARLO (W. Franke Harling)
MOROCCO (Karl Hajos)
UNDER THE ROOFS OF PARIS (Raoul Moretti & Vincent Scotto)

Also Considered:
ALL QUIET ON THE WESTERN FRONT (Sam Perry & Heinz Roemheld); THE BLUE ANGEL (Friedrich Hollander); THE DAWN PATROL (Rex Dunn); HOG WILD (Marvin Hatley); JUST IMAGINE (Hugo Friedhofer)

Monte Carlo
Monte Carlo
BEST ORIGINAL SONG
"All I Want Is Just One Girl" - PARAMOUNT ON PARADE (Richard A. Whiting & Leo Robin)
"Always In All Ways" - MONTE CARLO (Richard A. Whiting, W. Franke Harling & Leo Robin)
"Beyond The Blue Horizon" - MONTE CARLO (Richard A. Whiting, W. Franke Harling & Leo Robin)
"Down In Mexico" - THE CUCKOOS (Bert Kalmar & Harry Ruby)
"Falling In Love Again" - THE BLUE ANGEL (Friedrich Hollander) 
"Under The Roofs Of Paris" - UNDER THE ROOFS OF PARIS (Raoul Moretti & Rene Nazalles)

Also Considered:
"All Quiet On The Western Front" - ALL QUIET ON THE WESTERN FRONT (Lou Handman & Bernie Grossman); "Anytime's The Time To Fall In Love" - PARAMOUNT ON PARADE (Elsie Janis & Jack King); "Blonde Women" - THE BLUE ANGEL (Friedrich Hollander); "Hello, I Must Be Going" - ANIMAL CRACKERS (Harry Ruby & Bert Kalmar); "I Represent" - ANIMAL CRACKERS (Harry Ruby & Bert Kalmar); "Song Of The Big Trail" - THE BIG TRAIL (James F. Hanley & Joseph McCarthy)

All Quiet On The Western Front
All Quiet On The Western Front
BEST SOUND
ALL QUIET ON THE WESTERN FRONT (C. Roy Hunter)
THE BIG HOUSE (Douglas Shearer)
THE CASE OF SERGEANT GRISCHA (John E. Tribby)
HELL'S ANGELS (Lodge Cunningham)
RAFFLES (Oscar Lagerstrom)

Also Considered:
BILLY THE KID (Douglas Shearer); THE BLUE ANGEL (Fritz Thiery); MOBY DICK (Charles David Forrest); MOROCCO (Harry D. Mills); THE SONG OF THE FLAME (George R. Groves)

Hell's Angels
Hell's Angels
BEST SPECIAL EFFECTS
ALL QUIET ON THE WESTERN FRONT (Frank H. Booth & Harry Lonsdale)
THE DAWN PATROL (Fred Jackman & Harry Redmond)
HELL'S ANGELS (Roy Davidson)

Also Considered:
THE BIG TRAIL (credit unknown); JUST IMAGINE (credit unknown); MOBY DICK (Fred Jackman)

Most Wins:

4 - ALL QUIET ON THE WESTERN FRONT

2 - ABRAHAM LINCOLN; HELL'S ANGELS; KING OF JAZZ

1 - ANNA CHRISTIE; THE BIG HOUSE; THE BLUE ANGEL; HOG WILD; MONTE CARLO; MOROCCO; UNDER THE ROOFS OF PARIS



Most Nominations:

9 - THE BLUE ANGEL

8 - ANNA CHRISTIE; THE BIG HOUSE; THE DAWN PATROL; HELL'S ANGELS; MOROCCO

7 - ALL QUIET ON THE WESTERN FRONT

5 - MONTE CARLO; ZEMLYA