J.R.R. TOLKIEN COLLECTION SCREEN TREATMENT, SCRIPTS, AND SCREENPLAYS, 1957-1978
|8||1||1||Screen treatment of The Lord of the Rings, written by Morton Grady Zimmerman, annotated by J.R.R. Tolkien (user photocopy)
|8||1||2||Production notes, prepared and annotated by Morton Grady Zimmerman (user photocopy)
|8||1||3||Correspondence between Rayner Unwin and Forrest J. Ackerman (user photocopy)
|8||1||3||Letter by J.R.R. Tolkien to Forrest J. "Ackerman and Others" (user photocopy)
June 9, 1958
|8||1||4||Jenson, Todd, "The Zimmerman Film Treatment of 'The Lord of the Rings'," Beyond Bree, December 1995|
|8||1||-||Play Cycle for The Lord of the Rings, adapted and directed by Marian Kleinau, performed at Southern Illinois University, 1967 (REB)|
Script for "Part I: The Fellowship of the Ring"
Script for "Part II: The Two Towers"
Script for "Part III: The Return of the King"
News articles and publicity photo
"Daily Egyptian," newspaper of Southern Illinois University, Vol. 49 No. 35, November 1967, featuring a map of Middle-earth and article on play production
|8||2||1||Screenplay for Lord of the Rings motion picture (never produced), commissioned by United Artists, by John Boorman and Rospo Pallenberg, 1970|
|8||2||-||Screenplays for the animated motion picture The Lord of the Rings, directed by Ralph Bakshi, Warner Bros., 1978 release, donated by David N. Villalpando. The following three drafts do not form a complete collection. Other experimental drafts may exist.|
Draft by Chris Conkling, 21 September 1976
Draft by Chris Conkling, revised by Peter S. Beagle, 3 May 1977
Draft by Chris Conkling and Peter S. Beagle, revised by Ralph Bakshi, 21 September 1978
Donor letters explaining writing process of the drafts, 2002