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Old 01-30-2007, 03:13 PM   #6
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Folwren is battling Black Riders on Weathertop.Folwren is battling Black Riders on Weathertop.
I would say that not only was Pippin downplayed, but also Merry. These two hobbits were very brave and considerably smart in the books, and they had a great deal of the story line. Their characters were dimmed in the movie - they were made more simplistic and shallow, I personally think.

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