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The Lord of the Rings: Official Movie Guide

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An introduction to the talented actors and filmmakers who have labored for years to bring Tolkien's work to the screen.

For several years, a huge team of dedicated moviemakers has been transforming the exotic landscapes of New Zealand into the Middle-earth of J.R.R. Tolkien's epic masterwork, The Lord of the Rings. It is a massive production by fans of Tolkien's work for fans of Tolkien's work.

This fully authorized Official Movie Guide is the perfect introduction to the total immersion in Tolkien's world that filmgoers will experience. In full color throughout, including lavish, full-bleed production stills, and with exclusive biographies of the stars and filmmakers, this book gives readers a privileged access to behind-the-scenes material found nowhere else.

Featuring color photos of the cast, locations, sets, costumes, and creatures of the films, the book also includes an entertaining overview of the conception, design, and logistical challenges of a film project of this epic scale and grandeur.

Synopsis:

An introduction to the talented actors and filmmakers who have labored for years to bring Tolkien's work to the screen.

For several years, a huge team of dedicated moviemakers has been transforming the exotic landscapes of New Zealand into the Middle-earth of J.R.R. Tolkien's epic masterwork, The Lord of the Rings. It is a massive production by fans of Tolkien's work for fans of Tolkien's work.

This fully authorized Official Movie Guide is the perfect introduction to the total immersion in Tolkien's world that filmgoers will experience. In full color throughout, including lavish, full-bleed production stills, and with exclusive biographies of the stars and filmmakers, this book gives readers a privileged access to behind-the-scenes material found nowhere else.

Featuring color photos of the cast, locations, sets, costumes, and creatures of the films, the book also includes an entertaining overview of the conception, design, and logistical challenges of a film project of this epic scale and grandeur.

About the Author

J.R.R. Tolkien was born on January 3, 1892. After serving in the First World War, he embarked upon a distinguished career as a professor of Anglo-Saxon at Oxford University. He is the renowned creator of Middle-earth and author of the great modern classic, The Hobbit, the prelude to his epic masterpiece, The Lord of the Rings. Other works by J.R.R. Tolkien include The Silmarillion. J.R.R. Tolkien died in 1973 at the age of 81.Brian Sibley is the author of The Lord of the Rings Official Movie Guide which spent seventeen weeks on The New York Times bestseller list, as well as The Map of Tolkien's Middle-earth, and The Land of Narnia: Exploring the World of C.S. Lewis. He lives in England.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780618154029
Author:
Sibley, Brian
Publisher:
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Author:
Tolkien, J.R.R.
Author:
Sibley, Brian
Location:
Boston
Subject:
Film - General
Subject:
Film - History & Criticism
Subject:
Film - Guides & Reviews
Subject:
Fantasy - Epic
Subject:
Film & Video - History & Criticism
Subject:
Film & Video - Guides & Reviews
Subject:
Fantasy - General
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1st
Edition Description:
Trade Cloth
Series:
Lord of the Rings / J.R.R. Tolkien (Hardcover)
Publication Date:
November 6, 2001
Binding:
Hardback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
120
Dimensions:
11.40x9.04x.59 in. 1.78 lbs.

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Product details 120 pages Houghton Mifflin Company - English 9780618154029 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , An introduction to the talented actors and filmmakers who have labored for years to bring Tolkien's work to the screen.

For several years, a huge team of dedicated moviemakers has been transforming the exotic landscapes of New Zealand into the Middle-earth of J.R.R. Tolkien's epic masterwork, The Lord of the Rings. It is a massive production by fans of Tolkien's work for fans of Tolkien's work.

This fully authorized Official Movie Guide is the perfect introduction to the total immersion in Tolkien's world that filmgoers will experience. In full color throughout, including lavish, full-bleed production stills, and with exclusive biographies of the stars and filmmakers, this book gives readers a privileged access to behind-the-scenes material found nowhere else.

Featuring color photos of the cast, locations, sets, costumes, and creatures of the films, the book also includes an entertaining overview of the conception, design, and logistical challenges of a film project of this epic scale and grandeur.

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