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‘The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring’ premieres in London 10 years ago tonight (2001)

(Monday, December 10, 2001)The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring, a fantasy film directed by Peter Jackson based on the first volume of J. R. R. Tolkien’s The Lord of the Rings, was launched at a glitzy world premiere tonight in London.

Set in Middle-earth, the story tells of the Dark Lord Sauron, who is seeking the One Ring, which has found its way to the young hobbit Frodo Baggins (Elijah Wood).