Tolkien stuff on Youtube

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Tolkien stuff on Youtube

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Now you probably know there's a lot of the above on Youtube. These include "fanvids", clips of the man himself, fake Hobbit trailers, the entirety of The Return of the King (1980), and amateur re-enactments of the Fingolfin/Morgoth duel.

I'd like to share this oddity - The Tale of the Children of Húrin "trailer", assembled from other movies. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CH2kv9xyUTA

Spot the actors/actresses/sources! I don't know where the clip came from, but "Mîm" is amazing. (posted on TORC some months ago)

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Morgoth vs Fingolfin 1: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bqHJEu3JT-0

Morgoth vs Fingolfin 2: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qsgc3LvK-K4

Morgoth vs Fingolfin 3 (CGI, Lego-ish): http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sdAZu5dFr00

"Spirit of Fire" - about Fëanor, naturally: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ED3hJjuJDxE
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The battle of Morgoth vs Fingolfin is one of my favorite Tolkien scenes.
Somehow I didn't picture Fingolfin with a Captain America cape on.
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Not to mention sports shoes and white socks.

It was disconcerting to hear Shore where I expected laughter tracks.

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:rofl:
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This is a nice celtic-tinged rendering of the Beren and Lúthien poem that Strider sings at Weathertop.



And there are some neat fan-trailers out there.

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I really like that, Brian. Did you listen to any of his other stuff? His Lament to Bomomir is really nice, too, as his Song of Durin.
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Ooo, this was beautiful. :love:

Before this, my top find was They Are Taking the Hobbits to Isengard - a horse of a different feather, assuredly, but I found it hilarious.
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