The Mortal Storm

The Mortal Storm

100 mins | Drama | June 14, 1940

The Roth family leads a quiet life in a small village in the German Alps during the early 1930s. When the Nazis come to power, the family is divided and Martin Brietner, a family friend is caught up in the turmoil.

The Mortal Storm

100 mins | Drama | June 14, 1940

The Mortal Storm
The Roth family leads a quiet life in a small village in the German Alps during the early 1930s. When the Nazis come to power, the family is divided and Martin Brietner, a family friend is caught up in the turmoil.
IMDb rating 7.8
Producers Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
Original title The Mortal Storm
Directors Frank Borzage
Writers Phyllis Bottome, George Froeschel, Hans Rameau, Claudine West

Cast

Margaret Sullavan

as Freya Roth

James Stewart

as Martin Breitner

Robert Young

as Fritz Marberg

Frank Morgan

as Professor Victor Roth

Robert Stack

as Otto Von Rohn

Irene Rich

as Mrs. Roth

William T. Orr

as Erich Von Rohn

Maria Ouspenskaya

as Mrs. Breitner

Gene Reynolds

as Rudi

Russell Hicks

as Rector

William Edmunds

as Lehman

Esther Dale

as Marta

Dan Dailey

as Holl

Granville Bates

as Professor Berg

Thomas W. Ross

as Professor Werner

Ward Bond

as Franz

Harry Depp

as 2nd Colleague

Julius Tannen

as 3rd Colleague

Gus Glassmire

as 4th Colleague

Rudolph Anders

as Gestapo Official Hartman

Max Davidson

as Old Postman

Tom Drake

as Second Classroom Scene

Dick Elliott

as Passport Official on Train

William Irving

as Cafe Waiter

Howard Lang

as Old Man on Train

Ted Oliver

as Concentration Camp Guard

Lucien Prival

as Passport Official on Train

Dick Rich

as Guard

Bert Roach

as Fat Song Leader in Cafe

Bodil Rosing

as Old Woman on Train

John Stark

as Gestapo Official

Robert R. Stephenson

as Gestapo Guard

William Tannen

as Nazi Clerk

Henry Victor

as Gestapo Official Confiscating Book on Train

Frank Whitbeck

as Trailer Announcer (voice)

Robert Willey

as Student Speaking in Latin

Sue Moore

as Theresa