Sure, the trailer for Peter Jackson’s adaptation of The Hobbit got everyone talking, but it’s so three weeks ago. Here’s something really fresh: a twelve-minute “animatic” version of The Hobbit produced by legendary animator Gene Deitch in 1966.
Nick Moran is the social media editor for The Millions. He was born in Hoboken, NJ and he returned there after graduating from the University of Miami. Before leaving the publishing industry, he worked for Norton, John Wiley & Sons, and Oxford University Press. His interests can be followed on his Tumblr, Nick Recommends and Twitter, @nemoran3.
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