The Hobbit (Cartoon)

The Hobbit (Cartoon)

Based on the 1937 novel of the same name by J.R.R. Tolkien, The Hobbit was originally made to be a television special. The film stands out through its vivid soundtrack, clever and tight script, wonderful voice acting, and terrific character and creature design. The Hobbit uses lyrics adapted from the original novel.

Eclipsed by the later adaptation directed by Peter Jackson, this animated film is an excellent introduction for children to Tolkien’s universe and legendarium. The entire family will enjoy its beautiful animation and its adventure plot full of surprise, fun and excellent musical accompaniment.


  • Original title: The Hobbit
  • Original language: English
  • Genre: Fantasy
  • Release year: 1977
  • Public: Adults, teenagers, children
The Hobbit (Cartoon)


Catalin Sturza (PhD., Literature) is a professional writer. In the last fifteen years he published many essays, articles and books - including an extensive study about fantasy literature. A committed connoisseur of G.K. Chesterton's works, he is one of the most important translators of the works of the famous English writer.

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