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The Lego Sets for The Lord of the Rings

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  • WendellWag@aol.com
    Here s a minute and six seconds long video with some detailed shots of the six available sets:
    Message 1 of 5 , Apr 8, 2012
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      Here's a minute and six seconds long video with some detailed shots of the six available sets:
       
       
      Click on the big rectangle with the arrow pointing to the right in it.
       
      Anybody know who gave Lego the permission to do this - the Estate or the film people?
       
      Wendell Wagner
    • GH Chinoy
      Wendell, et al., At the bottom of the LEGO Lord of the Rings website http://thelordoftherings.lego.com/en-us/default.aspx it says: *© 2012 New Line
      Message 2 of 5 , Apr 9, 2012
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        Wendell, et al.,

        At the bottom of the LEGO Lord of the Rings website http://thelordoftherings.lego.com/en-us/default.aspx  it says:

        © 2012 New Line Productions, Inc. All rights reserved. The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship
        of the Ring, The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers, The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the
        King and the names of the characters, items, events and places therein are trademarks of The Saul
        Zaentz Company d/b/a Middle-earth Enterprises under license to New Line Productions, Inc.

        Not to mention, they have a cave troll.

        I'm excited about the sets!

        H

        On Sun, Apr 8, 2012 at 11:35 PM, <WendellWag@...> wrote:
         

        Here's a minute and six seconds long video with some detailed shots of the six available sets:
         
         
        Click on the big rectangle with the arrow pointing to the right in it.
         
        Anybody know who gave Lego the permission to do this - the Estate or the film people?
         
        Wendell Wagner


      • WendellWag@aol.com
        Next question: Given that there doesn t appear to be anything in the Lego sets that is derived from the movie rather than the book, why should New Line/Saul
        Message 3 of 5 , Apr 10, 2012
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          Next question:  Given that there doesn't appear to be anything in the Lego sets that is derived from the movie rather than the book, why should New Line/Saul Zaentz Company/Middle-earth Enterprises be the ones who have contracted with the manufacturers rather than the Tolkien Estate?
           
          Wendell Wagner
           
          In a message dated 4/9/2012 8:59:53 A.M. Eastern Daylight Time, ghcfilter@... writes:
          At the bottom of the LEGO Lord of the Rings website http://thelordoftherings.lego.com/en-us/default.aspx  it says:

          © 2012 New Line Productions, Inc. All rights reserved. The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship
          of the Ring, The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers, The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the
          King and the names of the characters, items, events and places therein are trademarks of The Saul
          Zaentz Company d/b/a Middle-earth Enterprises under license to New Line Productions, Inc.
        • Ellen
          The Saul Zaentz company owns the rights to everything based on the books. See the text below--I ve added asterisks around the relevant text. Ellen Denham ©
          Message 4 of 5 , Apr 10, 2012
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            The Saul Zaentz company owns the rights to everything based on the books.  See the text below--I've added asterisks around the relevant text.

            Ellen Denham

            © 2012 New Line Productions, Inc. All rights reserved. **The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship
            of the Ring, The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers, The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the
            King and the names of the characters, items, events and places therein are trademarks of The Saul
            Zaentz Company d/b/a Middle-earth Enterprises** under license to New Line Productions, Inc.

            On 4/10/12 7:49 AM, WendellWag@... wrote:
             

            Next question:  Given that there doesn't appear to be anything in the Lego sets that is derived from the movie rather than the book, why should New Line/Saul Zaentz Company/Middle-earth Enterprises be the ones who have contracted with the manufacturers rather than the Tolkien Estate?
             
            Wendell Wagner
             
            In a message dated 4/9/2012 8:59:53 A.M. Eastern Daylight Time, ghcfilter@... writes:
            At the bottom of the LEGO Lord of the Rings website http://thelordoftherings.lego.com/en-us/default.aspx  it says:

            © 2012 New Line Productions, Inc. All rights reserved. The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship
            of the Ring, The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers, The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the
            King and the names of the characters, items, events and places therein are trademarks of The Saul
            Zaentz Company d/b/a Middle-earth Enterprises under license to New Line Productions, Inc.
          • WendellWag@aol.com
            So you mean that they own the rights to the book itself, or do you mean that they own the rights to everything except publication rights of the book, even if
            Message 5 of 5 , Apr 10, 2012
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              So you mean that they own the rights to the book itself, or do you mean that they own the rights to everything except publication rights of the book, even if it has nothing to do with the movies?
               
              Wendell Wagner
               
              In a message dated 4/10/2012 8:02:53 A.M. Eastern Daylight Time, carnimiriel@... writes:
               

              The Saul Zaentz company owns the rights to everything based on the books.  See the text below--I've added asterisks around the relevant text.

              Ellen Denham

              © 2012 New Line Productions, Inc. All rights reserved. **The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship
              of the Ring, The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers, The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the
              King and the names of the characters, items, events and places therein are trademarks of The Saul
              Zaentz Company d/b/a Middle-earth Enterprises** under license to New Line Productions, Inc.

              On 4/10/12 7:49 AM, WendellWag@... wrote:

               

              Next question:  Given that there doesn't appear to be anything in the Lego sets that is derived from the movie rather than the book, why should New Line/Saul Zaentz Company/Middle-earth Enterprises be the ones who have contracted with the manufacturers rather than the Tolkien Estate?
               
              Wendell Wagner
               
              In a message dated 4/9/2012 8:59:53 A.M. Eastern Daylight Time, ghcfilter@... writes:
              At the bottom of the LEGO Lord of the Rings website http://thelordoftherings.lego.com/en-us/default.aspx  it says:

              © 2012 New Line Productions, Inc. All rights reserved. The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship
              of the Ring, The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers, The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the
              King and the names of the characters, items, events and places therein are trademarks of The Saul
              Zaentz Company d/b/a Middle-earth Enterprises under license to New Line Productions, Inc.

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