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Mika Milovana

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'''Princess Mika Milovana''' was the Princess of [[Dale]] in the [[The Hobbit (1966 film)|1966 adaptation of ''The Hobbit'']].<ref name="video">{{webcite|articleurl=http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_detailpage&v=UBnVL1Y2src|articlename=The Hobbit.mp4|dated=5-Jan-2012|website=[http://www.youtube.com/ YouTube]|accessed=17-Feb-2012}}</ref>
  
 
==History==
 
==History==

Revision as of 11:46, 17 February 2012

Princess Mika Milovana was the Princess of Dale in the 1966 adaptation of The Hobbit.[1]

History

Princess Mika Milovana was one of three who survived the destruction of Dale by the dragon Slag, the others being a watchman and General Thorin Oakenshield.[1]

The Princess got angry when Bilbo refused to accept his prophesied role of the dragon slayer and declared that she would go alone to the Lonely Mountain. Dismayed that a child should enter into such peril, Bilbo agreed to go.[1]

After Bilbo had killed Slag, Dale was restored. Bilbo and Mika reigned there together for a time before they returned to Hobbiton.[1]

Etymology

According to Gene Deitch, the director of The Hobbit (1966 film), the Princess was named after Pete Seeger’s eldest daughter "Mika". Her second name, "Milovana", 'means a beloved woman' in Czech.'[2]

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 "The Hobbit.mp4" dated 5 January 2012, YouTube (accessed 17 February 2012)
  2. Gene Deitch, "William L. Snyder" dated 12 January 2012, genedeitchcredits (accessed 17 February 2012)