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The Hobbit (1966 film)

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{{disambig-more|The Hobbit|[[The Hobbit (disambiguation)]]}}'''''The Hobbit''''' was the first film adaptation of ''[[The Hobbit]]'', created by [[Gene Deitch]] in 1966. The film was produced by [[Bill Snyder]] and took less than a month to create. The film was approximately 12 minutes long and was only created so Snyder could extend his license for ''[[The Lord of the Rings]]'' and sell it back to Tolkien and his publishers, which he did for $100,000. Unfortunately no copies were made and the film has long been lost.
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{{disambig-more|The Hobbit|[[The Hobbit (disambiguation)]]}}'''''The Hobbit''''' was the first film adaptation of ''[[The Hobbit]]'', created by [[Gene Deitch]] in 1966. The film was produced by [[William Snyder]] and took less than a month to create. The film was approximately 12 minutes long and was only created so Snyder could extend his license for ''[[The Lord of the Rings]]'' and sell it back to Tolkien and his publishers, which he did for $100,000.  
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== External links ==
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* [http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_detailpage&v=UBnVL1Y2src The Hobbit (1966 film)] at YouTube
  
 
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The name The Hobbit refers to more than one character, item or concept. For a list of other meanings, see The Hobbit (disambiguation).

The Hobbit was the first film adaptation of The Hobbit, created by Gene Deitch in 1966. The film was produced by William Snyder and took less than a month to create. The film was approximately 12 minutes long and was only created so Snyder could extend his license for The Lord of the Rings and sell it back to Tolkien and his publishers, which he did for $100,000.

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