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  • Meet the Soviet Hobbit from 1976.

    First published in 1937, J.R.R. Tolkien’s classic Lord of the Rings prequel The Hobbit, or There and Back Again, has been translated into more than 40 languages. In addition to different translations, dozens of uniquely illustrated versions of the children’s story […] More

  • Liptovská Teplička the Slovak Hobbit Town

    Filmmakers work on the Lord of the Rings scenes for many months, but in Liptovská Teplička they would find their set already done! Centuries-old invention of Slovak ancestors still work and also attract tourists. These are the special cellars for potatoes which were dug many […] More