J.R.R. Tolkien: Origins of Middle Earth, clip 1, video

From Show Sold Separately: Promos, Spoilers, and Other Media Paratexts by Jonathan Gray

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  • Musical cues in the J. R. R. Tolkien: Origins of Middle Earth documentary draw from the film's score to elide Tolkien's and the Fellowship's respective journeys.


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    Language: en

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    There were the Inklings.

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    The Inklings were a sort of club, an informal
    club of people, of like mind.

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    C.S. Lewis, Charles Williams, Tolkien himself,
    and several others.

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    They used to meet and sort of have a good
    drink of beer in the pub.

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    They shared a love of tobacco and a love of
    ale and good food.

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    Just like hobbits, in fact, but they also
    share an understanding of language and literature.