Fast facts
I got these from RingMessenger on AIM.
You can add him to your buddy list and talk to him about  the movies or books
whenever you want. He's full of information!
The facts are directly quoted.

~"At the height of production, "The Lord of the Rings" had a 2,400-person crew."

~"Over 550 hours of behind-the-scenes footage was shot on set."

~"There were five shooting units in the production."

~"The 9 cast members of the Fellowship got tatoos of "9" in Elvish script at the end of the shoot."

~"For the first time ever done in cinema history, three films were made simultaneously."

~"100 hand-forged and inlaid weapons were created by the Weta Workshop."

~"250 horses were used in one scene."

~"The most lunches served on set at once: 800."

~"Sets had to withstand 60 lbs. per square foot to be safe for cast and crew."

~"5,000 cubic meters of vegetables/flowers were planted in Hobbiton a year before filming began."

~"200 individually crafted Orc masks were created by the Weta Workshop."

~"Over 100 locations were used in the film."


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