3rd Academy Awards

The Oscar ceremony on November 1930 was held on November 5, 1930 at the Ambassador Hotel in Los Angeles. It was the 3rd Annual Academy Awards. Prizes were awarded films from the period between 1 August 1929 and 31 July 1930. Both the second and also the third ceremony took place in 1930. This compensation has made it possible to honor the films from the previous calendar year in future ceremonies.

For the first time an Oscar in the category " Best Sound " award ( Best Sound Recording).


Conrad Nagel

Winners and nominees

Note: According to the Statutes of the Academy actor could be nominated for one or more films. In the case of George Arliss and Norma Shearer Oscar, however, was then awarded for the movie or Disraeli The Divorcee.

Best Picture

Im Westen nichts Neues (All Quiet on the Western Front) - Universal Studios

Best Actor

George Arliss - Disraeli

Best Actress

Norma Shearer - The woman for all ( The Divorcee )

Best Director

Lewis Milestone - Im Westen nichts Neues (All Quiet on the Western Front)

Best Screenplay

Frances Marion - hell behind bars (The Big House)

Best Camera

Joseph T. Rucker and Willard Van der Veer - With Byrd at the South Pole (With Byrd at the South Pole)

Best Art

Herman Rosse - The Jazz King ( The King of Jazz)

Best Sound

Douglas Shearer ( MGM Studio Sound Department) - Hell Behind Bars (The Big House)