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Ng-Beyond the Movie-Lord of the Rings-Return of the King DVD 1 of 1

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Format: DVD
Sku: 40232142
UPC: 727994750581
UPC 14: 00727994750581
Category Keywords: Documentary  Fantasy  Filmmaking  History
Rating: NR
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Join National Geographic for a compelling exploration of the real-world parallels to the events and characters brought to life in the epic motion picture The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King.

Discover the legacy of history's "reluctant heroes" and their striking resemblance to the film's characters. Compare the roles of "wise counselors" like Gandalf, and powerful friendships like that of Frodo and Sam, to their historic counterparts. Thrilling film footage illustrates how history-changing events are reflected in the film's story of courage and camaraderie triumphing over impossible odds.

Insights from leading historians, field experts and members of the filmmaking team make this a must-have addition to every Lord of the Rings collection!

Editor's Note
This extraordinary documentary explores the facts behind the fantastical world of THE LORD OF THE RINGS: THE RETURN OF THE KING. Released in tandem with Peter Jackson's epic motion picture, this National Geographic special studies the origins of J.R.R. Tolkien's Middle-earth and how the real world mirrors that magical realm. Using exclusive behind-the-scenes footage, interviews with both the filmmakers and historians, and scenes from the stunning live-action movie, this informative study is fascinating for fans of literature, history, and cinema.


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Release Information
Video Mfg Name Studio: Warner
Video Release Date Release Date: 5/10/2005
Video Release Year Original Release Date: 2003
Video CategoryId Catalog ID: 75058
Video UPC UPC: 00727994750581
Video Number of Discs Number of Discs: 1

Audio & Video
Video Original Language Original Language: English
Video Audio Spec Available Audio Tracks: English
Video Color Spec Video: Color

Aspect Ratio
Video Aspect Ratio 4:3
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