Best Drama Movies of 1930
The Florodora Girl
A chorus girl gets bad advice from her fellow chorines in handling a rich suitor who assumes she is a gold-digger.
Show Girl in Hollywood
Broadway actress leaves New York to become a star in Hollywood, and succeeds despite sleazy directors and her own ego.
The Hard Guy
Guy and Ellen are desperate to find a way to get food and medicine for their sick child. Job are very hard to come by during the Great Depression and many are driven to desperate measures.
Men Without Women
Navy divers clear the torpedo tube of a sunken submarine.
One Night at Susie's
A woman gets help from her gangster friends after her foster son takes the blame for a murder he did not commit.
New York girl has a dull boyfriend and seems destined for a dull marriage when she meets a rich playboy who has money to burn and places to go.
Son of the Gods
The popular Caucasian-looking son (Richard Barthelmess) of a wealthy Chinese businessman lives away from his widowed father and passes as white, but experiences prejudice, rejection, insult, and heartache when the socialite (Constance Bennett) he loves learns of his heritage.
Five Minutes from the Station
When Bert Adams brings his boss, Mr. Mason, home for dinner, he and his wife Carrie hope Mason will take the opportunity to announce that Bert will be promoted to fill a new vacancy in the company's shipping department. But Mr. Mason has other plans for that vacancy, and for Bert.
Way Out West
Wise-guy carnival barker Windy bilks a group of cowboys out of their money, gets caught and is forced into working off the debt on their ranch. He falls in love with Molly, the pretty owner of the ranch, but runs afoul of foreman Steve, who also loves Molly.
The Truth About Youth
A young man falls into the clutches of a nightclub singer who corrupts him.