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Concerning Hobbits (scene)

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Concerning Hobbits
Scene from
The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring
Three hobbits smoking.jpg
Scene number2 (extended edition only)
Duration 2:58
Event Bilbo writes his memoirs, preparations for the Birthday Party
Characters Bilbo Baggins
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Concerning Hobbits is the second scene of The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (extended edition). This scene was not featured in the theatrical release of The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring. The scene is something of an adaptation of the prologue of the novel: Concerning Hobbits.

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Bilbo is finishing his memoirs, recording various information about the Shire and hobbits and general. Several partygoers try and fail to get Bilbo's attention, who calls out for Frodo to answer the door, unaware that Frodo has left Bag End to meet Gandalf.

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The narration of the scene is largely constructed from the prologue of the Lord of the Rings, as well as other select passages. The scene itself is an invention to serve as a prologue for the movies. The only contradiction of the text is that Bilbo gives the date as 1400 of the Shire Reckoning, when it is in fact 1401.

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