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The Resource The lord of the rings : theatrical versions : 3-film collection, New Line Cinema presents a Wingnut Films production ; directed by Peter Jackson ; screenplay by Fran Walsh, Philippa Boyens and Peter Jackson

The lord of the rings : theatrical versions : 3-film collection, New Line Cinema presents a Wingnut Films production ; directed by Peter Jackson ; screenplay by Fran Walsh, Philippa Boyens and Peter Jackson

Label
The lord of the rings : theatrical versions : 3-film collection
Title
The lord of the rings
Title remainder
theatrical versions : 3-film collection
Statement of responsibility
New Line Cinema presents a Wingnut Films production ; directed by Peter Jackson ; screenplay by Fran Walsh, Philippa Boyens and Peter Jackson
Title variation
Lord of the rings
Title variation remainder
3-film collection
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In bringing J.R.R. Tolkien's nearly unfilmable work to the screen, Jackson benefited from extraordinary special effects, evocative New Zealand locales, and an exceptionally well-chosen cast, but most of all from his own adaptation with co-writers Fran Walsh and Philippa Boyens, preserving Tolkien's vision and often his very words, but also making logical changes to accommodate the medium of film. While purists complained about these changes and about characters and scenes left out of the films, the additional hours of material in the extended editions help appease them by delving more deeply into Tolkien's music, the characters, and loose ends that enrich the story, such as an explanation of the Faramir-Denethor relationship, and the appearance of the Mouth of Sauron at the gates of Mordor
Related
Cataloging source
FFL
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Andrew Lesnie ; production design, Grant Major ; film editor, John Gilbert ; music, Howard Shore
Language note
Subtitled for the deaf and hearing impaired
PerformerNote
Elijah Wood, Ian McKellan, Viggo Mortensen, Liv Tyler, Sean Astin, Cate Blanchett, John Rhys-Davies, Billy Boyd, Dominic Monaghan, Orlando Bloom, Christopher Lee, Hugo Weaving
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1961-
  • 1959-
  • 1981-
  • 1958-
  • 1892-1973
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Jackson, Peter
  • Walsh, Fran
  • Boyens, Philippa
  • Wood, Elijah
  • McKellen, Ian
  • Mortensen, Viggo
  • Shore, Howard
  • Tolkien, J. R. R.
  • New Line Cinema Corporation
  • WingNut Films (Firm)
  • New Line Home Entertainment (Firm)
Runtime
999
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Tolkien, J. R. R.
  • Tolkien, J. R. R.
  • Baggins, Frodo (Fictitious character)
  • Middle Earth (Imaginary place)
  • Baggins, Frodo (Fictitious character)
  • Middle Earth (Imaginary place)
Technique
live action
Label
The lord of the rings : theatrical versions : 3-film collection, New Line Cinema presents a Wingnut Films production ; directed by Peter Jackson ; screenplay by Fran Walsh, Philippa Boyens and Peter Jackson
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based on the books by J.R.R. Tolkien
  • Subtitle from container
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2001
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
not applicable
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Disc 1 : The fellowship of the ring -- Disc 2: The two towers -- Disc 3: The return of the king
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
3/4 in.
Edition
Theatrical versions
Extent
3 videodiscs (558 min.)
Isbn
9781622242108
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 00794043161889
  • 794043161841
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
300044691
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ocn867733442
  • (OCoLC)867733442
System details
Blu-Ray , 1080p high definition 16x9 2.4.1 DTS-HD master audio; requires Blu-Ray player
Video recording format
Blu-ray disc
Label
The lord of the rings : theatrical versions : 3-film collection, New Line Cinema presents a Wingnut Films production ; directed by Peter Jackson ; screenplay by Fran Walsh, Philippa Boyens and Peter Jackson
Publication
Note
  • Based on the books by J.R.R. Tolkien
  • Subtitle from container
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2001
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
not applicable
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Disc 1 : The fellowship of the ring -- Disc 2: The two towers -- Disc 3: The return of the king
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
3/4 in.
Edition
Theatrical versions
Extent
3 videodiscs (558 min.)
Isbn
9781622242108
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 00794043161889
  • 794043161841
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
300044691
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ocn867733442
  • (OCoLC)867733442
System details
Blu-Ray , 1080p high definition 16x9 2.4.1 DTS-HD master audio; requires Blu-Ray player
Video recording format
Blu-ray disc

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