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Marillion
   are named after   
The Name of a Novel by J. R. R. Tolkien
'The Silmarillion' is a collection of J. R. R. Tolkien's works, edited and published posthumously by his son Christopher.
J. R. R. Tolkien
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
The Hobbit (1977)
First released as a television animation movie in 1977. Has currently been announced to be released as a feature film in 2009.
J. R. R. Tolkien
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
The Lord of the Rings (1979)
First released as a feature animation in 1979. The movie was filmed in black and white with live actors then each animation cel was drawn over a film frame of the actors - a process called rotoscope. This was the first entirely rotoscoped animated feature.
J. R. R. Tolkien
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001)
Based on the 1954 book
J. R. R. Tolkien
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002)
Based on the 1955 book
J. R. R. Tolkien
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)
Based on the 1954 book
J. R. R. Tolkien
   created the character   
Bilbo Baggins
The Hobbit and briefly in Lord of the Rings
J. R. R. Tolkien
   wrote   
Lord of the Rings: Fellowship of the Ring
The first in the trilogy. It started as a sequel to J. R. R. Tolkien's earlier work, 'The Hobbit'. A best-seller.
J. R. R. Tolkien
   wrote   
Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers
The 2nd in the trilogy. A best-seller. The Lord of the Rings is considered to have had a great effect on modern fantasy; the impact of Tolkien's works is such that the use of the words "Tolkienian" and "Tolkienesque" has been recorded in the Oxford English Dictionary.
J. R. R. Tolkien
   wrote   
Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King
The 3rd in the trilogy. A best-seller. The film adaptations of the trilogy were met with both critical and commercial success. Jackson's adaptations garnered 17 Oscars, 4 for The Fellowship of the Ring, 2 for The Two Towers, and 11 for The Return of the King; these covered many of the award categories. The Return of the King in fact won all of the 11 awards for which it was nominated, including Best Picture. With a total of 30 nominations, the trilogy also became the most-nominated in the Academy's history,
J. R. R. Tolkien
   created the character   
Gandolf the Great
The Lord of the Rings
Mordor
   was created by   
J. R. R. Tolkien
Evil place in "The Hobbit" and "The Lord of the Rings"
Rohan
   was created by   
J. R. R. Tolkien
Gondor
   was created by   
J. R. R. Tolkien
Kingdom from "The Lord of the Rings
Cirith Gorgor
   was created by   
J. R. R. Tolkien
Cirith Ungol
   was created by   
J. R. R. Tolkien
Sea of Numen
   was created by   
J. R. R. Tolkien
J. R. R. Tolkien
   is buried in   
Wolvercote Cemetery, Oxfordshire, England
Author, died 1973
Huan
   appears in   
J. R. R. Tolkien
The Silmarillion--Wolfhound of Valinor
J. R. R. Tolkien
   is featured in the biography   
The Inklings
Humphrey Carpenter
J. R. R. Tolkien
   said   
"Never Laugh at Live Dragons"






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