The New York Times’s Ten Best Films of 1930

• With Byrd at the South Pole (1930)
All Quiet on the Western Front (1930, Lewis Milestone)
• Journey’s End (1930, James Whale)
• Lightnin’ (1930, Henry King)
• The Devil to Pay (1930, George Fitzmaurice)
• Outward Bound (1930, Robert Milton)
• Tom Sawyer (1930, John Cromwell)
• Holiday (1930, Edward H. Griffith)
• Abraham Lincoln (1930, D.W. Griffith)
• Anna Christie (1930, Clarence Brown)


Mordaunt Hall, The New York Times, 4 January 1931. Last Year&#8217 s Best Films: 390 Screen Features Including a Few Silent Ones, Presented Here in Twelve Months