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Smaug the dragon at Wellington Airport, New Zealand:
Dragon created by Weta Workshop, Wellington, New Zealand
Image No. Hobbit-3
In the free online encyclopedia
"Wikipedia", it mentions the following about
Smaug the dragon, created in the
fantasy novel "The Hobbit"
by J.R.R. Tolkien:
is a fictional dragon in
J. R. R. Tolkien's 1937 novel
Hobbit. He was a fearsome
Dwarf kingdom of
Erebor 150 years prior to the events described in the novel. A group of
13 Dwarves mounted a quest to take the kingdom back, aided by the
and the Hobbit
Bilbo Baggins. Smaug is described as "a most specially greedy, strong
The fantasy novel "The Hobbit" by J.R.R. Tolkien, is described in
Wikipedia as follows:
"The Hobbit, or There and Back Again, better known by its
abbreviated title The Hobbit,
fantasy novel and
children's book by
J. R. R. Tolkien. It was published on 21 September 1937 to wide critical
acclaim, being nominated for the
Carnegie Medal and awarded a prize from the
New York Herald Tribune for best juvenile fiction. The book remains
popular and is recognized as a classic in children's literature."
to see images of Gandalf, Bilbo, and the 13
dwarves in the film
"The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey"
(as seen at the top of the Embassy Theatre,
Wellington, on 27 November 2012, the day before the world premiere of the
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