The Mortal Storm (1940) Stars Frank Morgan, Margaret Sullavan, James Stewart and Robert. Young Professor Victor Roth (Morgan) enjoys a tranquil life with his family in Germany. His daughter Freya (Sullavan) is courted both by Martin (Stewart) and Fritz (Young). However, when the Nazis take control of the country, all their lives are shaken. Martin must flee to Austria because of his political stance. Victor loses his job and is sent to a concentration camp when he speaks out against Hitler. Meanwhile, Fritz joins the Nazis and is obliged to hunt down Freya. Not Rated: 1 hour 40 minutes. Linda Dubin to introduce the film.