Saturday, October 15, 2011

Things of the Day

Picture
The Fellowship in action figure form. :P 

Video
Behind the scenes - Part 12. In this video, you get to see how Gollum comes to life and the filming of when Gandalf and the Three Hunters come to the Golden Hall of Edoras.

What Happened On This Day
On Earth
1931 - J.R.R. Tolkien's poem "Progress in Bimble Town" is published in The Oxford Magazine.
1963 – While dining, J.R.R. Tolkien saves the life of an old lady who nearly choked on a whiting bone.
2007 - Ring*Con 2007 in Fulda, Germany.
2009 - Mereth Aderthad XV, or "EstelCon", in Carodna, Spain.

In Arda
T.A. 3018:
With Frodo severely wounded, Strider and the four hobbits travel slowly towards Rivendell.
Gandalf hurries towards Rivendell after the Black Riders attacked him on Weathertop.
Boromir travels towards Rivendell to ask for counsel.

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