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Lord of the Rings Trilogy - The Exhibition Opens

Lord of the Rings Motion Picture Trilogy - The Exhibition London, U.K.September 16, 2003 - January 11, 2004

THE LORD OF THE RINGS Motion Picture Trilogy - The Exhibition is running at the Science Museum. Hundreds of props from the movies including models, armory and costumes will be on display alongside interactive computer demonstrations of the cutting-edge technology used to bring the story to life. Visitors will also have a chance to see the first two films of the trilogy at the Science Museum's cinema.

The exhibition includes:* Demonstrations of special effects, including the combining of 'real' and 'digital' action and CGI (computer-generated-image technology).* A scaling interactive explaining one way that the films managed to make characters seem different heights, which allows visitors to become Hobbit sized in a scene from THE FELLOWSHIP OF THE RING. * A display on the prosthetics, which transformed actors, including Hobbit hands and feet.* Weapons belonging to Arwen, Gandalf, Frodo, and Aragorn.* Outfits including Arwen's riding costume, Galadriel's stunning dress and Gandalf's robes.

For more information visit www.sciencemuseum.org.uk.

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