Cinema: The New Pictures Jun. 18, 1928

The Strange Case of Captain Ramper. The world had decided that Captain Ramper was dead. No word had been heard from him since he left Germany to fly through the Arctic circle. But he was alive and insane in the frozen wilderness; his plane had been forced down and his mechanic had committed suicide after three years of hardships. Twelve more years passed; Captain Ramper's hair grew long, covered his body; he lost the power of articulate speech. Then some fishermen discovered him. They thought that he was a strange breed of polar ape....