The Strange Case of Captain Ramper

The Strange Case of Captain Ramper (German: Ramper, der Tiermensch) is a 1927 German silent drama film directed by Max Reichmann and starring Paul Wegener, Mary Johnson and Max Schreck.[1]

The Strange Case of Captain Ramper
American release poster
Directed byMax Reichmann
Written byMax Mohr (play)
Curt J. Braun
Paul Wegener
StarringPaul Wegener
Mary Johnson
Max Schreck
Music byWalter Ulfig
CinematographyHerbert Körner
Friedrich Weinmann
Deutsche Film Union
Distributed byDeutsche First National Pictures
Release date
31 October 1927
German intertitles

The film's sets were designed by the art director Leopold Blonder. It was distributed by the German subsidiary of First National Pictures. Unlike many silent films which are now lost, copies of this still survive.



  1. Giesen p.262


  • Giesen, Rolf. Nazi Propaganda Films: A History and Filmography. McFarland, 2003.
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