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Kääbik, Estonian edition of The Hobbit (1977)

Kaabik, cover to the Estonian edition of The Hobbit by JRR Tolkien

A few months ago I posted some charming foreign language editions of JRR Tolkien’s beloved children’s story The Hobbitfeaturing illustrations from some truly talented artists. Time for another I think… Continue reading Kääbik, Estonian edition of The Hobbit (1977)

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The Hobbit (O Poveste Cu Un Hobbit) Romanian Edition, 1976

O Poveste Cu Un Hobbit by Livia Rusz

Published in 1976 O Poveste Cu Un Hobbit (“A Story About a Hobbit”) was the first illustrated Romanian-language edition of JRR Tolkien’s classic children’s story The Hobbit. Continue reading The Hobbit (O Poveste Cu Un Hobbit) Romanian Edition, 1976

The first Tolkien movie trilogy, part 1: The Hobbit (1977)

The Hobbit, 1977

“I’m Mr. Bilbo Baggins, I’ve lost my dwarves,
my wizard and my way.”

Before director Peter Jackson’s hugely successful adaption of The Lord of The Rings, and his equally ambitious interpretation of The Hobbit, there were other attempts to bring the world of JRR Tolkien’s Middle-earth to the screen. Three animated adaptions in particular formed their own Tolkien trilogy of sorts, beginning with The Hobbit in 1977. Continue reading The first Tolkien movie trilogy, part 1: The Hobbit (1977)