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'''Peter Soyer Beagle''' ([[April 20]], [[1939]]) is an American fantasist and author of novels, nonfiction, and screenplays.  
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'''Peter Soyer Beagle''' ([[20 April|April 20]], [[1939]]) is an American fantasist and author of novels, nonfiction, and screenplays.  
  
==Bilbiography==
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==Bilbiography, selected==
 
===Books===
 
===Books===
 
* [[1978]]: ''[[The Film Book of J.R.R. Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings]]'' (based on screenplay)
 
* [[1978]]: ''[[The Film Book of J.R.R. Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings]]'' (based on screenplay)
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*[[1991]]: ''[[After the King|After the King: Stories In Honor of J.R.R. Tolkien]]'' (as contributor)
 
===Articles===
 
===Articles===
 
* [[1966]]: ''Holiday''
 
* [[1966]]: ''Holiday''
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* [[1984]]: ''Fantastists on Fantasy''
 
* [[1984]]: ''Fantastists on Fantasy''
 
** "Tolkien's Magic Ring"
 
** "Tolkien's Magic Ring"
 
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==Filmography==
===Filmography===
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* [[1978]]: [[The Lord of the Rings (1978 film)|''The Lord of the Rings'' (1978 film)]] (screenplay, with [[Chris Conkling]])
* [[1978]]: ''[[The Lord of the Rings (1978 film)]]'' (screenplay, with [[Chris Conkling]])
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* [[2005]]: ''[[Ringers: Lord of the Fans]]'' (interviewee)
 
* [[2005]]: ''[[Ringers: Lord of the Fans]]'' (interviewee)
 
==Convention appearances==
 
==Convention appearances==
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==Quotes==
 
==Quotes==
 
{{quote|I did want to be involved in some sort of a Tolkien project and at that time it was the only game in town. The idea of doing it live 25 years ago was inconceivable|Peter S. Beagle on animation, ''[[Ringers: Lord of the Fans]]''}}
 
{{quote|I did want to be involved in some sort of a Tolkien project and at that time it was the only game in town. The idea of doing it live 25 years ago was inconceivable|Peter S. Beagle on animation, ''[[Ringers: Lord of the Fans]]''}}
{{quote|As for [[Saul Zaentz]] and ''[[Ralph Bakshi's The Lord of the Rings|The Lord of the Rings]]'', I wrote and rewrote that script God knows how many times, eight or nine at least, for a consultant's fee with the understanding that when Part 2 came along I would be paid extra to compensate for the skimpy payment on Part 1. Well there never was a Part 2, and Saul Zaentz never felt morally obliged to live up to the promise he made.|Peter S. Beagle on Saul Zaentz, [http://tinyurl.com/55yemd Interview].}}  
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{{quote|As for [[Saul Zaentz]] and ''[[The Lord of the Rings (1978 film)|The Lord of the Rings]]'', I wrote and rewrote that script God knows how many times, eight or nine at least, for a consultant's fee with the understanding that when Part 2 came along I would be paid extra to compensate for the skimpy payment on Part 1. Well there never was a Part 2, and Saul Zaentz never felt morally obliged to live up to the promise he made.|Peter S. Beagle on Saul Zaentz, [http://tinyurl.com/55yemd Interview].}}  
  
 
==External Links==
 
==External Links==

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Peter Soyer Beagle (April 20, 1939) is an American fantasist and author of novels, nonfiction, and screenplays.

Contents

Bilbiography, selected

Books

Articles

  • 1966: Holiday
    • (June:) "Tolkien's Magic Ring"
  • 1966: The Tolkien Reader
    • "Tolkien's Magic Ring"
  • 1982: The Hobbit (US revised edition)
    • "About the Lord of the Rings Trilogy by J. R. R. Tolkien"
  • 1984: Fantastists on Fantasy
    • "Tolkien's Magic Ring"

Filmography

Convention appearances

Quotes

"I did want to be involved in some sort of a Tolkien project and at that time it was the only game in town. The idea of doing it live 25 years ago was inconceivable"
― Peter S. Beagle on animation, Ringers: Lord of the Fans
"As for Saul Zaentz and The Lord of the Rings, I wrote and rewrote that script God knows how many times, eight or nine at least, for a consultant's fee with the understanding that when Part 2 came along I would be paid extra to compensate for the skimpy payment on Part 1. Well there never was a Part 2, and Saul Zaentz never felt morally obliged to live up to the promise he made."
― Peter S. Beagle on Saul Zaentz, Interview.

External Links