When did they start filming The Lord of the Rings?

When did they start filming The Lord of the Rings?

Principal photography for all three films was conducted concurrently in many locations within New Zealand’s conservation areas and national parks between 11 October 1999, and 22 December 2000, a period of 438 days. Pick-up shoots were conducted annually from 2001 to 2004.

What is a gaffer in a movie?

A gaffer in the motion picture industry and on a television crew is the head electrician, responsible for the execution (and sometimes the design) of the lighting plan for a production. The term gaffer originally related to the moving of overhead equipment to control lighting levels using a gaff.

Do babies have kneecaps when they are born?

As such, it takes a little longer than some bones to, well, become bone. Although it doesn’t show up on X-rays, your baby does in fact have kneecaps. They’re just not bony kneecaps. At birth, these kneecaps are still cartilage, and remain so for a few years.

What does the phrase Ship Ahoy mean?

ahoy. From “a-hoy”; ‘hoy’ being a Middle English greeting dating back to the fourteenth century. Interjection[edit] (nautical) Used to hail a ship, a boat or a person, or to attract attention.

Do bananas have seeds in them?

Wild bananas, prior to domestication, do have seeds. But like seedless grapes, humans have found and cultivated seedless mutations. So now all banana trees come from cuttings and there are no seeds in the fruit. The little brown specs in a banana are the vestiges of seeds that did not develop because of the mutation.

How many states does Mexico have?

Comprised of 31 states and one federal district, the nation of Mexico is home to the world’s largest population of Spanish speakers. From the temples of Chichen Itza, to the beaches of Cancun or the bustle of Mexico City, Mexico boasts a diverse landscape and rich history.

What state is bordered by only one other state?

Maine is the only state to border exactly one other state (New Hampshire to the west). Maine is the easternmost state in the United States both in its extreme points and its geographic center.

How old does furniture have to be to be considered antique?

The rule of thumb used by most antique dealers is that anything about 100 years or older is an antique. Items that are old, but not quite that old, are called vintage.