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Old 09-20-2012, 11:30 AM   #95
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I have a friend that absolutely loathes the LOTR trilogy simply because they cut out the Tom Bombadil section of FOTR. I love the books too but I'm not that big of a purist.
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I really liked Bombadil in the book. But it would have been really hard to project that character into film. He was impossibly confusing and mysterious even in the book. It would have taken 30 minutes of explanation for viewers unfamiliar with the book to understand Tom in the film...
It didn't bother too much that they left him out of the movies. At the same time, I would've really liked to have seen come out, bouncing around in yellow boots singing "Hey dol! merry dol! ring a dong dillo!" -- mostly for comedic purposes.
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