The Mystery of
George Masa chronicles the life of George Masa, a Japanese
immigrant whose hiking, exploration and photography was instrumental
in the founding of The Great Smoky Mountains National Park
and the mapping and building of the Appalachian Trail during
the 1920s and 1930s.
"A wonderful and exceptional work on an extraordinary artist."
"The story was developed wonderfully. "
"Thank you for bringing to light the story of this remarkable man."
"What a wonderful film. The best thing I have seen in years!"
"A very unique story well told."
This is the original feature length film with a total running time 92 minutes. In addition, the DVD features 45 minutes
of bonus footage not seen on Public Television, including:
interviews with director Paul Bonesteel
• George Masa
• Behind the