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The broken horn of gondor? [spoilers]

So, i'm getting ready to see RotK on wednesday and decided to watch the first 2 tonight back to back. Anyway, I noticed at the end of FotR, when boromir gets hit with the 3rd arrow, his horn is like split in half, and the 2 halves are just dangling there like the prop was broken or something. Was that a movie mistake, or was it supposed to be broken by that last arrow or something? I don't remember that happening in the book and I never saw the full version, so did anyone else notice that? Was it supposed to be like that?
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Re: The broken horn of gondor? [spoilers]

Originally posted by necros
So, i'm getting ready to see RotK on wednesday and decided to watch the first 2 tonight back to back. Anyway, I noticed at the end of FotR, when boromir gets hit with the 3rd arrow, his horn is like split in half, and the 2 halves are just dangling there like the prop was broken or something. Was that a movie mistake, or was it supposed to be broken by that last arrow or something? I don't remember that happening in the book and I never saw the full version, so did anyone else notice that? Was it supposed to be like that?
For the record I'm not a trekkie type that analyzes the whole move to make sure the stars are going by in the right direction, it's just one of those things I notice every time I see the movie and it bugs me
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Yup it's like that in the book as well if IRC.
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it was mentioned in TTT:

http://www.theonering.net/scrapbook/group/928/view/7850
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oh ok.. makes more sense now, I was thinking they broke the prop or something and tried to sneak it in there anyway because it was like the only good shot they had or whatever.
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Brother, you need to see the Two Towers extended cut...all will be revealed. The cloven Horn of Gondor and much besides.
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Yeah, it's actually kind of a big deal in the book. Generations of stewards had carried that horn.
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There are a lot of things that need to be seen in the extended cut of TTT to have the theatrical cut of ROTK make perfect sense, IMO...
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To some extent, that was true also for TTT.
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Originally posted by Jackskeleton
To some extent, that was true also for TTT.
Exactly.

It's like the two MATRIX sequels... Man, it sure helped to have seen the ANIMATRIX and played the video game to understand what was going on.

To get the full LOTR trilogy rubdown, you need to see those extended cuts.
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Originally posted by scott shelton

To get the full LOTR trilogy rubdown, you need to see those extended cuts.
Or even better, read the book.

I personally feel it's a travesty to see any move adaptation without reading the source material beforehand.
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Originally posted by Josh Hinkle
I personally feel it's a travesty to see any move adaptation without reading the source material beforehand.
So did you read The Book of Exodus before watching The Ten Commandments?
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Originally posted by Goldberg74
So did you read The Book of Exodus before watching The Ten Commandments?
Well, duh, yeah.
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Originally posted by Goldberg74
So did you read The Book of Exodus before watching The Ten Commandments?
See sig, neither read (that I can remember) nor watched the movie.

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