Shortly before WW II, MGM, most powerful of all Hollywood film studios, openly declared its personal war on Hitler's Third Reich by producing the powerful film THE MORTAL STORM. Hitler took one look at the film and banned all MGM movies in Nazi Germany. Though the film deals with the rise
of the Nazi regime in the early 1930s, it nevertheless scathingly profiles the hideous tyranny Hitler and his fellow thugs practiced over once-civilized Germany. Morgan is a professor with a large and happy family in 1933. Surrounding him are his wife, Rich, his daughter Sullavan, his son
Reynolds, and two stepsons, Stack and Orr, plus two young suitors for his daughter's hand, Yo...