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Title:
A visual guide to J.R.R. Tolkien's The two towers
Author:
Tolkien, J. R. R. (John Ronald Reuel), 1892-1973.
Edition:
[DVD version].
Publication Information:
West Long Branch, NJ : Kultur, [2002?]
Physical Description:
1 videodisc (60 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Summary:
Discover why J.R.R. Tolkien's book has become an icon of 20th century culture. This program features 3D computerized animations of Middle Earth, illustrations by the Brothers Hildebrandt, rare archive footage of the author, and analysis by Tolkien scholars.
General Note:
Title from disc label.

Extra features: Biographical profile ; The art of the Brothers Hildebrant.

For specific features see interactive menu.
Language:
English
Contents:
Introduction -- Synopsis -- The journey -- The world of Middle Earth -- The races of Middle Earth -- Character development -- Key themes -- Sources -- Languages -- Conclusion.
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ISBN:
9780769728018
Format :
DVD

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Central Library PR6039.O32 T977 2002V Adult DVD Central Library
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This video features a comprehensive analysis of The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers and provides an in-depth look at its characters, the various languages and inhabitants of Middle-earth, computer-animated maps of the famous fantasy world, and a host of information concerning the author's sources and influences. Some highlights include audio clips of Tolkien himself reading from The Two Towers, as well as a highly detailed lesson on the book's dominant and underlying themes, as interpreted by Tolkien authority Michael Stanton. ~ Tracie Cooper, Rovi


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