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The lord of the rings : original animated classic / screenplay by Chris Conkling, Peter S. Beagle ; produced by Saul Zaentz ; directed by Ralph Bakshi.

Conkling, Chris, (screenwriter.). Beagle, Peter S., (screenwriter.). Zaentz, Saul, (producer.). Bakshi, Ralph, (director.). Guard, Christopher, 1953- (voice actor.). Squire, William, 1916-1989 (voice actor.). Scholes, Paul, (voice actor.). Hurt, John, 1940-2017 (voice actor.).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Sage Library System. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Hood River County Library District.

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Frodo the Hobbit and his friends fight to save Middle-Earth from the Dark Power.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Hood River County Library J DVD FIC LOR (Text) 33892100714329 Children's DVDs DVD System_Only_3months 11/25/2020 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 1419885596
  • ISBN: 9781419885594
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (133 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Remastered deluxe edition.
  • Publisher: Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, [2010]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Based on the novels "The fellowhip of the ring" and "The two towers" by J.R.R. Tolkien.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1978.
Features: Forging through the darkness : the Ralph Bakshi vision for "The lord of the rings."
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Director of photography, Timothy Galfas ; editor, Donald W. Ernst ; music composed and conducted by Leonard Rosenman.
Participant or Performer Note:
Voices: Christopher Guard, William Squire, Michael Scholes, John Hurt.
Summary, etc.:
Frodo the Hobbit and his friends fight to save Middle-Earth from the Dark Power.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: PG.
System Details Note:
DVD, Dolby digital 5.1 surround.
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction Note:
For private home use only.
Language Note:
In English, French, or Spanish with optional English or Spanish subtitles.
Awards Note:
Giffoni Film Festival: 1980, Golden Gryphon (Ralph Bakshi)
Subject: Tolkien, J. R. R. (John Ronald Reuel), 1892-1973 > Film adaptations.
Baggins, Frodo > Drama.
Middle Earth (Imaginary place) > Drama.
Quests (Expeditions) > Drama.
Good and evil > Drama.
Wizards > Drama.
Magicians > Drama.
Feature films.
Animated films.
Genre: Animated films.
Entertainment DVD.
Fantasy films.
Feature films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Film adaptations.

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