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Movie Mirrors Index

Best Movies of 1930

Movie Mirrors

by Sanderson Beck

Abbreviations

 Title

Min.

c

S

M

H

P

V

En

Ed

 Abraham Lincoln 87 b 4 5 6 7 5 5 8
 All Quiet on the Western Front 131 b 8 8 8 9 8 8 9
 Animal Crackers 97 b 6 6 7 7 7 7 6
 Anna Christie 89 b 6 6 6 7 5 6 7
 Big House, The 87 b 6 6 5 7 6 6 6
 Big Trail, The 120 b 6 6 5 6 6 6 5
 Billy the Kid 95 b 6 5 5     5 4
 Bishop Murder Case, The 87 b 4 4 4     5 4
 Blue Angel, The (German) 106 b 8 7 8 9 8 7 8
 Charley's Aunt 86 b   5       5 4
 Dancing Sweeties 62 b           4 5
 Dawn Patrol, The (Flight Commander)  108  b  6 5  6     6 5
 Devil to Pay!, The  72  b  6 5  5     6 5
 Divorcee, The 82 b 5 5 5 3 5 5 6
 Dixiana 100 b 5 5 4   3 5 4
 Doorway to Hell, The 78 b   3 4     6 6
 Doughboys 80 b 5 3 5 3 5 5 4
 Earth (Russian silent)  69 b 8 8 7 7 8 5 7
 Flirting Widow, The 72 b   4     5 4
 Florodora Girl, The 79 b 4 6       5 5
 Free and Easy 92 b 6 5 4 5 5 5 4
 Golden Dawn 83 b     2 5 4
 Good News 84 b 4 4     5 4
 Green Goddess, The 73 b 5 4 5     4 5
 Half Shot at Sunrise 78 b 6 5 5 1 4 5 4
 Hell's Angels 127 b 8 7 7   6 7 6
 Hell's Heroes 65 b 7   4   4 5 6
 Hook, Line and Sinker 75 b   4 3 4 5 4
 Lady of Scandal, The 76 b     4     5 5
 Lady's Morals, A 87 b 4 4 4     4 5
 Let Us Be Gay   79 b     4   4 5 4
 Lottery Bride, The 67 b 5 5     5 5 5
 Madam Satan 116 b 5 6 5 5 5 6 5
 Matrimonial Bed, The  69  b            5  4
 Men Without Women 73 b   4     5 4
 Min and Bill 66 b 6 5 5 5 4 5 5
 Moby Dick 77 b 4 6 5     5 4
 Morocco 90 b 7 6 7 5 7 6 6
 New Moon 78 b         6 5
 Notorious Affair, A 67 b         4 5
 Office Wife, The 59 b         4 5
 Outward Bound 83 b 5 6 5     5 7
 Paid 86 b 5 5 5   5 5 4
 Passion Flower  79  b    4      4  5
 Playing Around 66 b         3 5 4
 Puttin' on the Ritz 71 b 5 4 4     5 5
 Raffles 72 b 6 6 5   6 6 5
 Reaching for the Moon 73  b 3 5 4 5 5 5 5
 River's End  74  b    4      5  4
 Romance 76 b 6 4 5 5 4 5 6
 Royal Family of Broadway, The 78 b 6 7 5     6 6
 Scarlet Pages 65 b         5 4
 Show Girl In Hollywood 78 b   4 4   5 5 4
 Silver Horde, The 75 b       5 5 5
 Sin Takes a Holiday 81 b       5 5 5
 Soup to Nuts  70  b   5        5  4
 Sunny 78 b 4 5   4 5 4
 They Learned About Women 95 b   6       5 4
 Under the Roofs of Paris (French) 87 b 6 7   7 7 6 6
 Unholy Three, The  72 b 6 5 5 6 6 4 5
 Way for a Sailor 85 b 5 4 4     5 5
 Whoopee! 93 c 6 6 5 4 4 6 5

Abbreviations

b = black and white
c = color
S = Scheuer's rating
M = Maltin's rating
H = Halliwell's rating
P = Martin & Porter's rating
V = Videohound's rating
En = Beck's entertainment value
Ed = Beck's educational value

1913-1926 1927-1929
1930 1931 1932 1933 1934 1935 1936 1937 1938 1939
1940 1941 1942 1943 1944 1945 1946 1947 1948 1949
1950 1951 1952 1953 1954 1955 1956 1957 1958 1959

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