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Letter to Joy Hill (June 1969)

In June 1969, J.R.R. Tolkien wrote a letter to Joy Hill.[1]

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"No film nor any 'version' in another medium could appear satisfactory to any devoted and attentive reader. On the other hand some of the greater pictorial and dramatic scenes could, with modern resources, be a moving experience."


  1. Christina Scull and Wayne G. Hammond (2006), The J.R.R. Tolkien Companion and Guide: I. Chronology, p. 743