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Watch Lord of the Rings (the delightfully campy Soviet TV version) – CNET

The fantasy film aired on Soviet TV in 1992, then disappeared, which is probably for the best.



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While fans of J.R.R. Tolkien’s Lord of the Rings saga wait for the mega-bucks Amazon series, they can indulge in a campier version of the famed fantasy tale. If you love the cheesy films mocked by Mystery Science Theater 3000 and RiffTrax, you’ll likely appreciate the shlocky goodness of a 1991 Soviet television version of the LOTR trilogy. 
From the school-play-style costumes to the home computer-like special effects, this is a quirky bit of nostalgia…

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