Lord of the Rings Revised Location Guidebook
Lord of the Rings Location Guidebook - Expanded

Lord of the Rings Location Guidebooks

By: Ian Brodie
Harper Collins NZ - 2004

Revised Edition - 144 pages softcover
ISBN 1869504917 - Suggested List $24.99nz

Extended Edition - 176 pages hardcover
ISBN 1869505301 - Suggested List $39.99nz




In November 2001, timed to coincide with the worldwide release of the second in the Lord Of The Rings movie trilogy, The Two Towers, The Location Guidebook became an overnight success, selling 75,000 copies in its first five months, and enjoying 18-weeks at #1 on the New Zealand bestseller list.

While produced with the full cooperation of Peter Jackson and Newline Productions, rigid protection of images and details of the third and final movie, The Return Of The King, were not able to be included. In November 2003, with the release of the final movie, author Ian Brodie was finally able to complete his comprehensive review of the movie locations. With the first edition now supplemented with additional location information, new interviews with cast and crew, including an exclusive interview with Peter Jackson and a new forward by Viggo Mortenson, Ian has added new photographs and additional movie images from the third movie, along with the touring informaiton, GPS references and local directions which helped make the first edition such a success.

The Lord Of The Rings Location Guidebook Extended Edition is the perfect reference "coffeetable" book for everyone enchanted by the beauty of the locations in the movie trilogy. It contains valuable background information and exclusive anecdotes about the filming, with sections written specially by Peter Jackson, Alan Lee, Richard Taylor, Barrie Osborne, and contributions from many cast and crew. With 32 more pages than the standard softcover edition and in a larger format, the extended edition contains more, and larger, full colour photos in addition to much useful information for travelers.



Table of Contents

Extended Edition - NOTE: The standard edition has fewer pages and some topics are only in the extended edition, therefore the standard edition page numbers of the topics are (parenthesized). If the topic is not in the standard edition, there will be a (0) in the parenthesis.

005 - Acknowledgements(5)
006 - Foreword(6)
013 - Introduction to New Zealand's mythology(11)
015 - The location hunting process - Peter Jackson(13)
017 - Cameras in Middle-earth - Richard Taylor(14)
019 - Middle-earth in New Zealand - Alan Lee(15)
023 - Finding the locations - Barrie M. Osborne(20)
027 - A day in the life of an extra(0)

NORTH ISLAND
031 - Port Waikato - Weathertop(24)
032 - Matamata - Hobbiton(25)
036 - Central North Island locations(29)
038 - Tongariro National Park - Mordor(31)
040 - Whakapapa Ski Field - Mordor and the Emyn Muil(32)
043 - Ohakune - Ithilien and Mordor(34)
046 - Rangitikei River Gorge - River Anduin(36)
048 - Waitarere Forest - Trollshaw Forest and Osgiliath Wood(37)
049 - Otaki and Otaki Gorge - Leaving the Shire(38)
052 - Paraparaumu - The Pelennor Fields(40)
053 - Wellington region and locations(41)
055 - Wellington - downtown sites(42)
056 - Mt Victoria - Escape from the Nazgul(44)
059 - Mt Victoria and Lyall Bay - Dunharrow(45)
060 - The Wairarapa - an introduction(46)
062 - Fernside - Lothlorien and the Gladden Fields(48)
064 - The Putangirua Pinnacles - The Dimholt Road(49)
065 - Upper Hutt - an introduction(50)
066 - Kaitoke Regional Park - Rivendell and the Fords of Isen(51)
068 - Harcourt Park - Isengard Gardens(52)
069 - Harcourt Park - The Orc Tree(53)
071 - Hutt River - River Anduin and Rohan River(54)
072 - Wellington - a day tour(55)
073 - Wellington cafes and entertainment(56)
074 - The sets - Bree(57)
075 - The sets - Helm's Deep(58)
076 - The sets - Minas Tirith(59)

SOUTH ISLAND
078 - Nelson - an introduction(60)
079 - Nelson - artisans(61)
080 - Takaka Hill - Chetwood Forest(62)
082 - Mt Olympus - south of Rivendell(63)
084 - Mt Owen - Dimrill Dale(65)
089 - The Southern Alps - The Misty Mountains(67)
092 - Erewhon - an introducation(68)
093 - Mt Potts Station - Edoras(69)
095 - The Mackenzie Country - an introduction(71)
099 - Mt Cook and Twizel(73)
100 - Twizel - The Pelennor Fields(74)
102 - The West Coast - an introduction(75)
103 - Franz Josef Glacier - the lighting of the beacons(76)
104 - Tarras - the flight to the ford(77)
106 - Wanaka - south of Rivendell & Misty Mountains(78)
107 - Crown Range route to Queenstown(79)
111 - Kawarau River - Pillars of the Kings(82)
114 - Arrowtown - The Ford of Bruinen(84)
116 - Arrowtown - The Gladden Fields(86)
117 - Skippers Canyon - the Ford of Bruinen(87)
118 - Queenstown(88)
120 - Deer Park Heights(90)
124 - Deer Park Heights - The Two Towers(0)
125 - The Remarkables - Dimrill Dale(93)
127 - Queenstown to Glenorchy(95)
128 - Closeburn - Amon Hen(96)
129 - Twelve Mile Delta - Ithilien(97)
134 - Glenorchy - an introduction(100)
138 - Glenorchy - Isengard and Lothlorien(101)
144 - The Routeburn Track Road - Isengard(104)
145 - Walking tracks(105)
146 - Queenstown day tour(106)
151 - Mavora Lakes - Fangorn Forest(107)
152 - Movora Lakes - Nen Hithoel(108)
153 - Mararoa River - Silverlode River(109)
154 - Te Anau - an introduction(110)
155 - Takaro Road - Fangorn Forest(111)
158 - Lake Manapouri and Doubtful Sound(113)
159 - Norwest Lakes - south of rivendell and flight to the ford(114)
164 - Central Otago - an introduction(116)
166 - Poolburn - Rohan(118)
167 - Ida Valley - Rohan(117)
168 - Waiau River and Kepler Track - River Anduin(112)
169 - A New Zealand tour(121)
173 - Index(124)


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