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Rare animals praised for acting up for The Hobbit

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Nov 15 2012, 8:21am

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Rare animals praised for acting up for The Hobbit Can't Post

[caption id="attachment_65246" align="alignright" width="249"] Diane Kelly with Nellie, a miniature Galloway, which stars in The Hobbit.[/caption] Christchurch's own Nellie the cow could join the likes of Lassie, Flipper and Skippy when she makes an appearance in Peter Jackson's upcoming blockbuster The Hobbit.

The female miniature Galloway was "just meant to be floating in the background" of a scene in the long-awaited Peter Jackson movie when she walked up behind an actor, knocked his hat off and started licking his bald head.

"She just wouldn't stop licking his head. She's so good-natured and friendly and they just loved it so they're going to put it in the movie," said Diane Kelly, who brought Nellie to this year's Canterbury A&P Show.

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Nov 15 2012, 8:29pm

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Let the speculation begin! [In reply to] Can't Post

Whose head, and which scene?Wink

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Nov 15 2012, 8:33pm

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I couldn't make out [In reply to] Can't Post

if the head licking actually made it into the movie.

The slap-head who comes to mind is Dwalin.

A Far Dragon is the best kind...


Nov 15 2012, 8:39pm

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It says they're keeping it in [In reply to] Can't Post

Dwalin came to my mind as well, but he doesn't wear a hat?

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Nov 15 2012, 9:11pm

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Probably [In reply to] Can't Post

Just a hobbit extra.


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