Tolkien’s Lost Poem

A lost audio recording of a full speech by J.R.R. Tolkien as well as a lost poem by the author has been discovered and is being restored for release to the world!

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12 thoughts on “Tolkien’s Lost Poem

    1. No time? Dude, I’m already throwing money at my computer screen. I’m pretty sure if this got on kickstarter, it would earn a million dollars. This kind of thing is gold to LOTR fans.

  1. *jumps up and down*

    I can’t WAIT to hear it! I agree, put it on Kickstarter, you’ll have the money in record time, because are a lot of Tolkien fanboys/girls out there that do ANYTHING to get this done and hear it!

  2. This is just a sample, right? When will the rest be posted? If they’re having problems restoring it have they tried submitting it to Oxford or British Film Societies or American Film Societies?

    1. We’re actually speaking with BBC Archival labs, among others. More news will be coming in the next few days for people signed up on the mailing list.

  3. Just making sure I’ve not missed anything here…! :-) I see a sample has been posted on Facebook today in the Tolkien Society group, but I’ve not had any emails to speak of yet. Have any been sent? I don’t see anything in my spam folder.

    Is there a way to make a donation to the project yet?

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