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  •  What about the History of Middle Earth? (1+ / 0-)
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    You know, that big honkin' twelve-volume set Tolkien's son Christopher edited.  Are those eligible for adaptation under the current deal?

    Tom Smith Online
    I want a leader who shoots for the moon. The last time we had one, we got to the moon.

    by filkertom on Sat Nov 17, 2012 at 03:24:16 PM PST

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      Tolkien sold the film rights to The Hobbits and LOTR.  His estate hasn't sold anything else, and isn't going to.

      "Shit-dripping pond scum" may not advance the English language but it shows people are working to see our common tongue doesn't stagnate at some elitist level.

      by Ratmum on Sun Nov 18, 2012 at 06:27:41 PM PST

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