A realistic, gripping drama that has La Rocque searching for the records of the lost Alfred Lothar Wegener expedition to Greenland. La Rocque is joined on the perilous journey by three experienced explorers and a financial backer who has gone along for the "adventure." This film was
praised for its authenticity in its use of the Greenland landscape, and the scene where the group is trapped on an iceberg illustrates that point. The financial backer is driven mad by the dangers and wants to stay back, but La Rocque keeps pushing on. His wife, Riefenstahl, is a noted flier and
goes after them, but ends up crashing the plane and becoming marooned with the others. As me...