The Hobbit (1977 Animated Version) (Remastered Deluxe Edition)

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Format:  DVD-R
item number:  89CJC

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  • Rated: TV-PG
  • Run Time: 1 hours, 18 minutes
  • Released: January 9, 2024
  • Originally Released: 1977
  • Label: Rankin/Bass Productions

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The 1977 American animated musical television special "The Hobbit," produced by Rankin/Bass and animated by Topcraft, brings to life J. R. R. Tolkien's 1937 literary masterpiece. This adaptation, which captivated audiences during its initial broadcast on NBC, is set in the fantastical realm of Middle Earth—a place where the everyday coexists with the magical, inhabited by elves, wizards, goblins, dragons, heroes, and hobbits. The narrative centers around Bilbo Baggins, a hobbit characterized by his love for comfort and routine, who finds himself thrust into an epic journey. Despite his reservations about adventures—particularly their tendency to delay dinner—Bilbo becomes an unlikely hero tasked with reclaiming a magnificent treasure for a group of dwarves.

This perilous quest leads him through shadowy forests, over majestic mountains, and into encounters with creatures both fearsome and wondrous, including trollsthat fancy hobbits for supper, gargantuan spiders, and a formidable dragon guarding the treasure. "The Hobbit" special is celebrated not only for its engaging storytelling and animation but also for its achievements, having been honored with a Peabody Award and a Christopher Award. This enchanting version of Tolkien's tale invites viewers on an adventure filled with danger, discovery, and the undeniable charm of Middle Earth, promising a journey as thrilling as it is unforgettable.


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  • UPC: 883929819843
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