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The Mortal Storm

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The Mortal Storm
Directed byFrank Borzage
Screenplay byClaudine West
Hans Rameau
George Froeschel
Based onThe Mortal Storm
(1937 novel)
by Phyllis Bottome
Produced byFrank Borzage
Victor Saville
StarringMargaret Sullavan
James Stewart
Robert Young
Frank Morgan
Robert Stack
Narrated byShepperd Strudwick
CinematographyWilliam H. Daniels
Lloyd Knechtel
Leonard Smith
Edited byElmo Veron
Music byBronislau Kaper
Eugene Zador
Edward Kane
Distributed byMetro-Goldwyn-Mayer
Release date
  • June 14, 1940 (1940-06-14)
Running time
100 minutes
CountryUnited States

The Mortal Storm is a 1940 American drama movie directed by Frank Borzage and based on the 1937 novel of the same name by Phyllis Bottome. It stars Margaret Sullivan, James Stewart, Robert Young, Robert Stack, Frank Morgan, Irene Rich, Ward Bond, Esther Dale and was distributed by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. The movie shows the impact on Germans after Adolf Hitler becomes chancellor of Germany and a dictator.

A year after the film's release, Stewart began serving in the United States Army Air Forces during World War II.

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