Credits for The Lord of the Rings


The Cast

(in order of appearance):

Humphrey Bogart as Frodo
Sydney Greenstreet as Gandalf the Grey
Dooley Wilson as Sam
Bob Steele as the Nazgul
Charles Waldron as Elrond
Godzilla as the Balrog
Marlene Dietrich as Galadriel
Orson Welles as Saruman
Peter Lorre as Gollum
Sydney Greenstreet as Gandalf the White

Frodo's stunt-double - Joseph Cotten



(Film-plate from the Hitchcock movie 'Secret Agent' (Gaumont-British Picture and Rank Organisation, 1936), warning that the film is not suitable for children.


The Credits

Voice credits:
Cory Nealy as the voice of Frodo Baggins
Kaye Borland as the voice of Galadriel
Brian Morningstar as the voice of Saruman
O. Sharp as the voice of Everyone Else
Miscellanious verbal effects by Dart Sharp

Based (rather loosely) on the epic novel The Lord of the Rings by J.R.R. Tolkien, which is copyright in various years by Mr. Tolkien and the Tolkien Estate.


Motion picture clips were selected from the following copyrighted sources, with respect and thanks:
The Maltese Falcon (Warner Brothers and First National Pictures, 1941)
The Big Sleep (Warner Brothers, 1946)
Casablanca (Warner Brothers, 1942)
The Enforcer (Warner Brothers and United States Pictures, 1951)
The Third Man (British Lion, London Film Productions and Selznick Releasing Organization, 1951)
Sherlock Holmes Faces Death (Universal, 1943)
Dead Reckoning (Columbia, 1947)
Godzilla, King of the Monsters (Toho, 1956)
High Sierra (Warner Brothers, 1941)
Morocco (Paramount, 1930)
The Lady from Shanghai (Columbia, 1948)
Dark Passage (Warner Brothers, Corona and Fair, 1947)
Saboteur (Universal and Frank Lloyd Productions, 1942)
Dante's Peak (Universal and Pacific Western, 1997)
The Man Who Knew Too Much (Gaumont-British Picture and Gaumont International, 1934)
The Thief of Bagdad (Douglas Fairbanks Pictures and United Artists, 1924)
M (Nero Film, 1931)

Incidental music was taken from the soundtracks of Bernard Herrmann, who would doubtless not approve of what has been done with his music:
Mysterious Island (Columbia, 1961)
Fahrenheit 451 (Anglo Enterprises and Vineyard, 1966)
Torn Curtain (unused score, 1966)
Jane Eyre (20th Century Fox, 1944)
The Trouble With Harry (Paramount and Alfred J. Hitchcock Productions, 1955)
Vertigo (Paramount and Alfred J. Hitchcock Productions, 1958)
Citizen Kane (Mercury Productions and RKO Radio Pictures, 1941)
Marnie (Universal and Geoffrey-Stanley Productions, 1964)
Psycho (Shamley Productions, 1960)
Man in the Grey Flannel Suit (20th Century Fox, 1956)
Music for the Warner Brothers logo was taken from "Casablanca" (Warner Brothers, 1942).
Music for War Bonds salutation was taken from "Sherlock Holmes Faces Death" (Universal, 1943).
Music for "The Road Goes Ever On" was written by Herman Hupfeld for "Casablanca". Lyrics were adapted from the works of J.R.R. Tolkien.
Piano music in last scene was taken from "The Big Sleep" (Warner Brothers, 1946)
Voices of clerks in the Barad-dur courtesy of the TV series Kung Fu, "The Devil's Champion" (Warner Brothers, aired 8 November 1974).


Composed on twin networked PII 400MHz processors using:
Apple QuickTime, version 4.0 (formatting and compression)
     - H.261 video compression
     - QDesign Music 2 audio compression
Asymetrix Digital Video Producer, version 4.0 (video editing)
Asymetrix Digital Video Capture, version 4.0 (video capture)
Softlab-nsk DDClip video/audio mixer, version 2.23 (sound mixing)
Apple MakeEffectMovie Visual Transitions, version 1.0d13 (special effects)
Syntrillium CoolEdit Sound Editor, 1996 release (sound recording and processing)
JASC Paint Shop Pro, version 3.11 (title cards and animation)
JASC Paint Shop Pro, version 7, trial version (image filters)
JASC Animation Shop, version 3, trial version (cropping and image layering)
Microsoft VidEdit, version 1.1 (cropping)

Special thanks go to William H. Hsu, who has kindly provided space on the ringil.cis.ksu.edu server for the distribution of this movie.

Story based rather loosely on The Lord of the Rings by J.R.R. Tolkien.
Dialogue, composition, editing, directing (such as it is) and original artwork by O. Sharp.
Additional footage shot by O. Sharp and Karen Sharp.
Props, transportation, catering, casting and general moral support gracefully provided by Karen Sharp.

Composition, adaption, dialogue and all other newly-created material is copyright © 2001 by O. Sharp. All pre-existing materials are copyright by their various owners, as given above.

Please don't sue me.


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