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Old December 25 2012, 02:36 PM   #337
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Re: The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey - Grading & Discussion (Spoilers

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So I'm reading the Hobbit and it describes Smaug as being red. Then I read the ROTK appendix and it called him Smaug the Golden. And in the movie, I think he looks black.
Take a closer look at that image Neroon posted. Smaug is a deep red with contrasting gold. With the exception of the final shot, Smaug looks black because he's silhouetted to tease the audience of his full appearance.
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