Merry: We're going too! You'd have to send us home tied up in a sack to stop us!
Pippin: Anyways, you need people of intelligence on this type of mission...quest...thing.
Merry: Well that rules you out, Pip.
After Gandalf removes the One Ring from the fire and places it in Frodo's hand. The large overhead set light is reflected in the Ring, above Frodo's reflection, as he turns it between his fingers in the second close-up of the Ring. See more...
Not a mistake, but a wonderful in-joke. When Boromir is teaching Merry and Pippin to use their swords, you can hear him counting numbers as he delivers the blows to be parried. These numbers - "2, 1, 5" - are in fact the correct numbers for the system of parries used by the Society of American Fight Directors, and many stunt coordinators and fight masters worldwide. Boromir even matches the numbers to the correct locations. The numbering system is supposed to have been based on historic European fencing manuals, but if the folk of Middle-Earth knew it, it must have be a good deal older! See more...
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|Title||The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring|
|Original entry||When the argument breaks out during the Council of Elrond, the elves are standing on the viewer's left, and the dwarves on the right. But when a reflection of them is seen in the Ring, the elves are still on the left side and the dwarves on the right side.|