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The New Zealand Army Helped in the Making of the Lord of the Ring Films by Filling in as Soldiers and Orcs.

It had been the independent filmmaker’s lifelong dream to make a live-action version of J.R.R. Tolkien’s works, an endeavor that other filmmakers thought was too ambitious. However, by utilizing cutting-edge techniques, Director Sir Peter Jackson could bring Middle Earth to life. His confidence was undoubtedly boosted because he knew where to find the locations that …

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