TV Movie | Not Rated | | Animation, Adventure, Family
A homebody hobbit in Middle Earth gets talked into joining a quest with a group of dwarves to recover their treasure from a dragon.
The goblins' song as they capture the dwarfs and Bilbo is adapted from the version written in the book.
Gandalf the Grey:
This is a map of Lonely Mountain, presented to me 100 years ago by your father.
Thorin: Why wasn't it given to me, the rightful heir?
Gandalf the Grey: I have chosen my own time to give it to you.
Bilbo Baggins: Oh, I do love maps! I have quite a collection of them.
Thorin: Bah! I remember the ...
Gandalf the Grey: ...
When Elrond reveals the moon runes on the dwarves' map, he reads the phrased as quoted directly from the book "Stand by the grey stone...", however the phrase shown is "Five feet high the door and three may walk abreast." This is a phrase which was not written in the moon runes.
The 2001 DVD release by Warner Brothers omited a number of sound effects from the origianl Sony VHS release. The sound when characters die; when Sting attacks the Spiders in Mirkwood; Smaug's screams as he attacks Lake Town; the flapping of the Thrush's wings in all scenes; when the arrows bounce off of Smaug and when the Black Arrow pierces Smaug's belly; and the howling of the Wargs during the Battle of Five Armies.
Down, Down To Goblin Town
Performed by the Goblin Chorus
$100,000,000 (UK) (2 February 1977)
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