Did You Know?
In all our pictures, we had an antagonist who becomes the good guy, and the underdog fulfills his quest.
With Jules Bass
, produced and directed 'The Hobbit (1977)(TV)' and 'The Return of the King (1980)(TV)', both of which were later remade as live-action films by Peter Jackson
. Both films also feature some casting similarities. Rankin and Bass hired Orson Bean
to be the voice of Bilbo, and later Frodo as well. The older Bilbo in Jackson's film is played by Ian Holm
, largely on account of his having...
[stop-motion] Three fourths of his films and TV specials/shows used stop motion animation.