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'The Hobbit' video blog: Getting silly in the home stretch for 'An Unexpected Journey' -- VIDEO

Less than a week before the Nov. 28 world premiere of The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey in Wellington, New Zealand, director Peter Jackson has released his ninth production video diary, this time detailing the painstaking post-production process for the first of the three Hobbit films. We see hard-working teams delivering their final touches on trolls, goblins, sound effects, and dwarf beards – yes, there is apparently something called “the Department on Internal Beard-Hairs” – and the long hours have clearly made everyone a wee bit punchy. It’s understandable. According to Jackson, the deadline for the final delivery of the film is Nov. 26 – i.e. today in New Zealand.

Check out the video below: 

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Originally posted November 25 2012 — 3:54 PM EST

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