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J.R.R. Tolkien
     

J.R.R. Tolkien

Director: Julian Birkett

Cast: Juliet Aubrey, Rob Inglis, Chris Villiers

 
This BBC produced documentary takes an in-depth look at the life of legendary fantasy author J.R.R. Tolkien, examining how his childhood in the English West Midlands influenced his ideas on language, literature, and mythology, and how the modest author felt about his immense success following publication of the Hobbit, and Lord of the Rings.

Overview

This BBC produced documentary takes an in-depth look at the life of legendary fantasy author J.R.R. Tolkien, examining how his childhood in the English West Midlands influenced his ideas on language, literature, and mythology, and how the modest author felt about his immense success following publication of the Hobbit, and Lord of the Rings.

Product Details

Release Date:
04/28/2009
UPC:
0032031445291
Original Release:
1998
Rating:
NR
Source:
Kultur Video
Region Code:
1
Presentation:
[B&W]
Sound:
[Dolby Digital Stereo]
Time:
0:48:00

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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- J.R.R. Tolkien
1. A Mythology for England [4:30]
2. Early Years [4:19]
3. The Hobbit [9:00]
4. Silmarillion [6:26]
5. The Lord of the Rings [7:13]
6. Counter-Culture [7:45]
7. Green Movement [2:57]
8. Legacy [5:25]

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