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1977 The Hobbit J.R.R. Tolkien Vinyl Record Rankin Bass Buena Vista 103 Vintage






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The Hobbit

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The Hobbit, or There and Back Again
Cover has a drawing of a winged dragon with a long tail at the bottom.
Cover of the 1937 first edition, from a drawing by Tolkien
Author(s) J. R. R. Tolkien
Illustrator J. R. R. Tolkien
Cover artist J. R. R. Tolkien
Country United Kingdom
Language English
Genre(s) Children's literature
Fantasy novel
Publisher George Allen & Unwin (UK)
Publication date 21 September 1937
Media type Print (hardback)
Pages 310 pp (first edition)
ISBN n/a
Followed by The Lord of the Rings

The Hobbit, or There and Back Again, better known by its abbreviated title The Hobbit, is a fantasy novel and children's book by English author J. R. R. Tolkien. It was published on 21 September 1937 to wide critical acclaim, being nominated for the Carnegie Medal and awarded a prize from the New York Herald Tribune for best juvenile fiction. The book remains popular and is recognized as a classic in children's literature.

Set in a time "Between the Dawn of Færie and the Dominion of Men",[1] The Hobbit follows the quest of home-loving hobbit Bilbo Baggins to win a share of the treasure guarded by the dragon, Smaug. Bilbo's journey takes him from light-hearted, rural surroundings into more sinister territory. The story is told in the form of an episodic quest, and most chapters introduce a specific creature, or type of creature, of Tolkien's Wilderland. By accepting the disreputable, romantic, fey and adventurous side of his nature and applying his wits and common sense, Bilbo gains a new level of maturity, competence and wisdom. The story reaches its climax in the Battle of Five Armies, where many of the characters and creatures from earlier chapters re-emerge to engage in conflict.

Personal growth and forms of heroism are central themes of the story. Along with motifs of warfare, these themes have led critics to believe Tolkien's own experiences during World War I as instrumental in shaping the story. The author's scholarly knowledge of Germanic philology and interest in fairy tales are often noted as influences.

Encouraged by the book's critical and financial success, the publisher requested a sequel. As Tolkien's work on the successor The Lord of the Rings progressed, he made retrospective accommodations for it in The Hobbit. These few but significant changes were integrated into the second edition. Further editions followed with minor emendations, including those reflecting Tolkien's changing concept of the world into which Bilbo stumbled. The work has never been out of print. Its ongoing legacy encompasses many adaptations for stage, screen, radio, board games and video games. Several of these adaptations have received critical recognition on their own merits.

 

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey

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The Hobbit:
An Unexpected Journey

Theatrical release poster
Directed by Peter Jackson
Produced by
Screenplay by
Based on The Hobbit by
J. R. R. Tolkien
Starring
Music by Howard Shore
Cinematography Andrew Lesnie
Editing by Jabez Olssen
Studio
Distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures
Release date(s)
  • 28 November 2012 (Wellington premiere)
  • 12 December 2012 (New Zealand)
Running time 169 minutes
Country
  • New Zealand
  • United States
Language English
Budget $200–315 million
Box office $887,689,070

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey is a 2012 epic fantasy adventure film directed by Peter Jackson. It is the first of a three-part film adaptation of the 1937 novel The Hobbit by J. R. R. Tolkien, to be followed by The Desolation of Smaug and There and Back Again, due for theatrical release in 2013 and 2014, respectively. The three films together will act as prequels to Jackson's The Lord of the Rings film trilogy.

The story is set in Middle-earth sixty years before The Lord of the Rings, and portions of the film are adapted from the appendices to Tolkien's The Return of the King novel. An Unexpected Journey tells of the hobbit Bilbo Baggins (Martin Freeman), who is convinced by the wizard Gandalf (Ian McKellen) to accompany thirteen dwarves led by Thorin Oakenshield (Richard Armitage) on a quest across Middle-earth to reclaim the Lonely Mountain from Smaug the dragon. The film premiered in New Zealand on 28 November 2012 and was released internationally from 12 December 2012.

The film is written by Peter Jackson and his longtime collaborators Fran Walsh and Philippa Boyens, and Guillermo del Toro, who originally was chosen to direct the film before leaving the project in 2010. With over $886 million at the box office so far, it is the fourth highest-grossing film of 2012, and the 27th highest-grossing film of all time.



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