RE: [mythsoc] Ring around the eyeball.
- Yes, apparently the film originally had a sequence in which a humanoid Sauron, which some dubbed "Annatar" (even though that fair form was destroyed, but details, details :)), appeared to confront Aragorn before the Morannon. This is a shot from the unused footage:
Jackson changed his mind, though, and replaced the Dark Lord with a very big troll to smush out hero with his hoof or foot, whatever.
As for how Jackson's floaty Eye could wear the Ring, maybe that's one of those things like how the disembodied Sauron could convey the Ring to Middle-earth after the Numenorean cataclysm. The mind need not "boggle" such things, as Tolkien would say! Jackson would not have been able to come up with such a line.
Or maybe the Ring could fit into a giant contact lens.
David D. Oberhelman
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