Geil of Doylestown: Forgotten Explorer (2013)
45min · Documentary · 21 July 2013
A preacher who held thousands spellbound. A photographer who captured images of vanishing cultures. An explorer who traveled to the ends of the earth. And a life story lost. A century ago, William Edgar Geil, the first man to travel the length of the Great Wall of China, was one of the world's most celebrated travelers and speakers. Yet he remains unknown to modern audiences, even in his Pennsylvania hometown... This documentary revises his extraordinary legacy.
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