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J.R.R. TOLKIEN COLLECTION

SCREEN TREATMENT, SCRIPTS, AND SCREENPLAYS, 1957-1978


Series Box Folder Folder Title
8 1 1 Screen treatment of The Lord of the Rings, written by Morton Grady Zimmerman, annotated by J.R.R. Tolkien  (user photocopy)
1957
53/57
8 1 2 Production notes, prepared and annotated by Morton Grady Zimmerman  (user photocopy)
1957
59/63
8 1 3 Correspondence between Rayner Unwin and Forrest J. Ackerman  (user photocopy)
1957-1958
12/14
8 1 3 Letter by J.R.R. Tolkien to Forrest J. "Ackerman and Others"  (user photocopy)
June 9, 1958
2/2
8 1 4 Jenson, Todd, "The Zimmerman Film Treatment of 'The Lord of the Rings'," Beyond Bree, December 1995
8 1 - Play Cycle for The Lord of the Rings, adapted and directed by Marian Kleinau, performed at Southern Illinois University, 1967  (REB)
8 1 5
Script for "Part I: The Fellowship of the Ring"
8 1 6
Script for "Part II: The Two Towers"
8 1 7
Script for "Part III: The Return of the King"
8 1 8
Program
8 1 9
News articles and publicity photo
5 24-OS -
"Daily Egyptian," newspaper of Southern Illinois University, Vol. 49 No. 35, November 1967, featuring a map of Middle-earth and article on play production
8 2 1 Screenplay for Lord of the Rings motion picture (never produced), commissioned by United Artists, by John Boorman and Rospo Pallenberg, 1970
8 2 - Screenplays for the animated motion picture The Lord of the Rings, directed by Ralph Bakshi, Warner Bros., 1978 release, donated by David N. Villalpando.   The following three drafts do not form a complete collection. Other experimental drafts may exist. 
8 2 2
Draft by Chris Conkling, 21 September 1976
8 2 3
Draft by Chris Conkling, revised by Peter S. Beagle, 3 May 1977
8 2 4
Draft by Chris Conkling and Peter S. Beagle, revised by Ralph Bakshi, 21 September 1978
8 2 5
Donor letters explaining writing process of the drafts, 2002-2004
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