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Tolkien's Monsters / Driscoll, Emily V.

Other author/creatorDriscoll, Emily V.
Other author/creatorFilms for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm)
Other author/creatorFilms Media Group.
Format Electronic and Video (Streaming)
Publication InfoNew York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2011], ©2009.
Description1 streaming video file (45 min.) : sound, color, digital file.
Supplemental Content Part of the Films on Demand collection
Contents Greatest Myth of Modern Times (1:34) -- Influence of Mythology (1:52) -- Ancient Connections and Symbolism (2:21) -- Malevolence of the One Ring (2:44) -- Evil Ring and Gollum (1:24) -- Frodo's Journey Begins (3:14) -- Tolkien's Creation Myth (3:01) -- Inspiration for the Epic (2:49) -- Importance of Runic Language (2:34) -- Dragon Allegories (2:09) -- Echoes of WWI Experiences (4:03) -- Horrors of War (1:52) -- Fire and Brimstone (3:51) -- Gandalf the Wizard (2:42) -- The Last Temptation (2:48) -- Epic Climax (1:58) -- Good Triumphs over Evil (1:32) -- Changed by Traumatic Events (1:48) -- Commentary and Credits: Tolkien's Monsters (0:36)
Abstract This episode of Clash of the Gods presents the real story behind our most renowned modern myth - that classic story of good vs. evil, fought in the world of Middle Earth. We enter creator J.R.R. Tolkien's fantastical world of hobbits, orcs, and wizards, and uncover the real life influences that shaped his epic fantasy, The Lord of the Rings. Intriguing connections and parallels are drawn from this epic saga to the battlefields of World War I and the Bible.
General noteEncoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on November 30, 2011.
General noteFilms on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
Access restrictionAccess requires authentication through Films on Demand.
Interest grade level 8 and up.
Technical detailsMode of access: Internet.
Technical detailsSystem requirements: FOD playback platform.
Source of descriptionTitle from distributor's description.
Issued in other formOriginally produced: Driscoll, Driscoll V., 2009.
Genre/formEducational films.
Genre/formInternet videos.
Publisher number45471 Films Media Group

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