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Osgiliath

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Peter (cont.): [Osgiliath] Now if you look at the back of the shot that’s coming up here [screen cap], you’ll see Minas Tirith against the Mountains – it’s hard to see, but it’s at the very back of the shot – and we actually removed that from the theatrical version because people at New Line saw it and thought that Minas Tirith was Helm’s Deep, and thought that these people were approaching Helm’s Deep, and –

Philippa: Oh, God.

Peter: – had a whole lot of expectations that, obviously, weren’t going to happen, so we actually took… We took Minas Tirith out of this shot, and another shot when they enter the city just so it wasn’t there, …

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