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Book News - Original Manuscripts Up for Viewing
The original manuscripts of The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings have had their home at the Marquette Libraries’ Department in Milwaukee, Wisconsin since 1957 and now they will be open for the public to view together with other manuscripts on certain dates through-out this year and most of the next. The dates more specifically are:
May 17, 2013 July 19, 2013 September 13, 2013 November 15, 2013 January 17, 2014 March 7, 2014 May 16, 2014 July 11, 2014 September 12, 2014 November 21, 2014
The showings are open for the public and no reservations are needed.
It has been a busy few months here at Arwen-Undomiel.com, with lots of new additions to the site, and there is also a lot of new written content. For starters we now have all the poems and songs used in both The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings, as well as the beginnings of Hobbit Character Biographies. We also have Cast Biographies for those who have appeared and are set to appear in The Hobbit trilogy. As well as that, our Hobbit Gallery continues to expand as ever, and our Elvish section has had a massive update in recent weeks.
We are always working hard at Arwen-Undomiel.com to improve this site for our visitors, and very soon we shall be asking for your help regarding an aspect of this site. So keep checking back to share your thoughts with us, and in the meantime, check out all the new content!
Hundreds of new images have been added to all of the Hi-Res Galleries. The Lord of trhe Rings pages have also been updated with a new look, as well as new images never before seen on A-U. There are also new images and scans from Hobbit and new images in the character galleries.
Worldwide takings for The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey have been in excess of $1 billion US Dollars, making it one of only 15 films to exceed this total.The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King is also one of those 15.
Hobbit News - Third Movie to be Released In December
After originally being told that the final installment of the Hobbit trilogy (The Hobbit: There and Back Again) would be released on 18th July 2014, now fans will have to wait even longer as the films release date has been pushed back to 17th December 2014.