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A highwayman came riding up to the old inn door...

Reera the Red
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Mar 23 2013, 10:08pm


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At the beginning of the film, when Bilbo opens his chest full of memorabilia, the first thing you see is a sheet of manuscript, which he removes to reveal Sting and other objects.

The sheet of manuscript contains the beginning of the famous poem "The Highwayman", by Alfred Noyes, published in 1906:


Why? I have absolutely no idea.

(Yes, I've begun working on the frame capture collection. Probably be a couple of weeks before it's ready to go live; there's a lot of work involved.)


(This post was edited by Ataahua on Mar 24 2013, 2:39am)

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A highwayman came riding up to the old inn door... Reera the Red Send a private message to Reera the Red Mar 23 2013, 10:08pm
    Someones been reading Lusitano Send a private message to Lusitano Mar 23 2013, 10:10pm
        No. Reera the Red Send a private message to Reera the Red Mar 23 2013, 10:17pm
            Oh Lusitano Send a private message to Lusitano Mar 23 2013, 11:02pm
        Allow me to introduce to you, dernwyn Send a private message to dernwyn Mar 23 2013, 10:28pm
    Fascinating! dernwyn Send a private message to dernwyn Mar 23 2013, 10:31pm
        Of course, they knew perfectly well... Reera the Red Send a private message to Reera the Red Mar 23 2013, 10:51pm
    A simply amazing detail! Thanks! Brethil Send a private message to Brethil Mar 23 2013, 10:43pm
    Thank you for posting this beautiful detail! GloryBox Send a private message to GloryBox Mar 23 2013, 11:38pm
    Reera! Wow! Roheryn Send a private message to Roheryn Mar 24 2013, 12:45am
        Most of it's just out of focus... Reera the Red Send a private message to Reera the Red Mar 24 2013, 1:15am
            Roughly chopped pumpkin seeds! Roheryn Send a private message to Roheryn Mar 24 2013, 2:48am
                Isn't that the truth Ham_Sammy Send a private message to Ham_Sammy Mar 24 2013, 2:48pm
    Intriguing image, but oversized. Ataahua Send a private message to Ataahua Mar 24 2013, 2:40am
        I would replace with a link, but... Reera the Red Send a private message to Reera the Red Mar 24 2013, 3:05am
            I love that.... dormouse Send a private message to dormouse Mar 24 2013, 9:27am
    Good spot Reera! DanielLB Send a private message to DanielLB Mar 24 2013, 9:47am
    Nice catch! Noyes also wrote a poem called "The Blue Mountains" which was set to music by Elgar Oin K Send a private message to Oin K Mar 25 2013, 2:11am

 
 
 

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