J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings are incredible fantasy and adventure stories, and also some of my favorite books of all time. In the books, both Frodo and Bilbo Baggins share the same birthday – September 22! To celebrate, here are three videos you might enjoy. Also be sure to check out my list of great items inspired by The Hobbit!
Leonard Nimoy – The Ballad of Bilbo Baggins
I adore Leonard Nimoy, and I find this song as delightful as it is terrible. And I have absolutely no idea of what is happening in this music video:
The Lord of the Rings Mythology Explained
Tolkien was a master of world-building, and it can be intimidating at times. Here is a wonder four-minute explanation of some of the main points of the mythology of the books.
The Battle of Five Armies from the 1977 cartoon film of The Hobbit
This film from 1977 is a little bit trippy and a little bit hilarious, but this is one of my favorite sequences from the film.