Nineteen years ago, JRR Tolkien’s groundbreaking fantasy story “The Lord of the Rings” made its debut as an iconic film franchise. Director Peter Jackson assembled an incredible team of actors and craftsmen to bring the richly detailed world of Middle-earth to life.
Each of the three films was released with an extended DVD edition that contained many hours of “behind the scenes” features. These mini-documentaries revealed details of prop design, fun cameos, and production tricks that the average viewer probably wouldn’t have noticed otherwise.
We’ve gone through the bonus material for the first film, The Fellowship of the Ring, to bring you the best details and facts.
15 details from Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring that you probably missed
This text was translated from English by Hendrikje Rudnick. You can find the original here.