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The Barrels scene

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Jan 12 2013, 12:20am


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The Barrels scene [In reply to] Can't Post

Is a pretty unique chapter in literature. It's one of Bilbo's really shining moments. I think it's going to have to be a narrow escape, followed by near-death in the rapids. You'd need that, this after all an adventure, not a travelogue.

How far will they go? I won't even speculate. I've seen some of those shots that were posted last year that showed them shooting some of the scenes with the actors half-in and out of the barrels. I guess what we really ought to ask is: How long are the dwarves sealed up in the barrels?

Does this mean it's really a two-part barrel adventure?

1. Narrow escape from the cellars, hidden in the barrels
2. Bilbo helps the dwarves exit the barrels, and they decide to float down the river in them -- big mistake -- they end up in the rapids.

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Barrels out of Bond cartermoulton Send a private message to cartermoulton Jan 10 2013, 6:26pm
    It's for the future LOTR theme park Kimtc Send a private message to Kimtc Jan 10 2013, 6:46pm
        It's for the future LOTR theme park Brandybuckled Send a private message to Brandybuckled Jan 10 2013, 7:39pm
            We need a theme park thread Kimtc Send a private message to Kimtc Jan 10 2013, 8:14pm
                What we need is obviously a Silmarillion themepark Kassandros Send a private message to Kassandros Jan 10 2013, 8:16pm
                    Ha! You have just described most parents' experiences in theme parks. Kimtc Send a private message to Kimtc Jan 10 2013, 8:39pm
                    Shut up and take my money! stoutfiles Send a private message to stoutfiles Jan 10 2013, 8:39pm
                    Oh dear! Brandybuckled Send a private message to Brandybuckled Jan 10 2013, 8:41pm
                        I lost my keys Kullervo Send a private message to Kullervo Jan 10 2013, 9:33pm
                    I want... Rostron2 Send a private message to Rostron2 Jan 10 2013, 9:45pm
                        Other great attractions Kullervo Send a private message to Kullervo Jan 10 2013, 10:00pm
                            Let's not forget Rostron2 Send a private message to Rostron2 Jan 10 2013, 10:30pm
    If they would make it slow Kullervo Send a private message to Kullervo Jan 10 2013, 6:53pm
        in the lotr imin Send a private message to imin Jan 10 2013, 10:40pm
            Fair enough Kullervo Send a private message to Kullervo Jan 10 2013, 11:21pm
                Really it could work either way imin Send a private message to imin Jan 10 2013, 11:34pm
                    Well said Kullervo Send a private message to Kullervo Jan 10 2013, 11:54pm
                        Haha so true [blush] imin Send a private message to imin Jan 11 2013, 12:09am
                            Agreed Ave Moria Send a private message to Ave Moria Jan 11 2013, 1:17am
                        I could see that working Eleniel Send a private message to Eleniel Jan 11 2013, 8:52am
    Yay! Great! ShireHorse Send a private message to ShireHorse Jan 10 2013, 6:55pm
        they are allowed to be exciting... jtarkey Send a private message to jtarkey Jan 10 2013, 7:54pm
            The problem is R11 Send a private message to R11 Jan 10 2013, 9:30pm
            agree with cartermoulton Send a private message to cartermoulton Jan 10 2013, 10:18pm
                Not sure I see the problem. marillaraina Send a private message to marillaraina Jan 11 2013, 1:33am
                    I hope you're right jtarkey Send a private message to jtarkey Jan 11 2013, 6:59am
                        They need a new casking director. Bumblingidiot Send a private message to Bumblingidiot Jan 11 2013, 3:55pm
    There's no turning back now Rostron2 Send a private message to Rostron2 Jan 10 2013, 8:00pm
    am I the only one? There&ThereAgain Send a private message to There&ThereAgain Jan 10 2013, 8:46pm
    As long as the Dwarves get from A to B, I'm not too worried. DanielLB Send a private message to DanielLB Jan 10 2013, 10:02pm
    and don't forget... carrioncrow Send a private message to carrioncrow Jan 10 2013, 10:22pm
    The Barrels scene Rostron2 Send a private message to Rostron2 Jan 12 2013, 12:20am

 
 
 

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