Shortage of props for the Dead Army?

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  1. Curufeanor

    Curufeanor Master Noldori Elvensmith

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    Did anyone notice that the King of the Dead carried the prop of Glamdring? Look closely when he attacks Aragorn, and right when Aragorn parries the blow, you can plainly see that the King of the Dead Army has the Glamdring prop in his hand. Wonder why...
     
  2. Kuja

    Kuja New Member

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    ...could be a coincedence...that both swords look similar
     
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    Maybe it will be explainded in the ROTK EE DVD special features.
     
  4. Calarustithil

    Calarustithil Smith of Gondolin

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    Take a lok at this photo: http://gallery.fantasyvault.net/showphoto.php?photo=1191&size=big&password=&sort=1&cat=500

    I got from the Fellowship EE DVD Appencies disc one. It was under Gandalf's gallery. I think this sword was the original version of the Glamndring. The handle and crossguard look like the King of the Dead's sword. If you notice, there's a pic on that site where you can see the pommel on the King of the Dead sword. The pommel looks round just like the Gandalf sword in my pic. They must have taken Gandalf's reject sword and aged it for use for the King of the Dead.

    I posted this pic in another thread that was about the two swords at Bag End. I believe we came to the conclusion that this was one sword and the other was an Esterling sword.
     
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    tharkun coraxion

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    nooo,
    this is not the original version of glamdring, and also the sword the king of the dead carries isn't glamdring at all. And these two swords are not the same: the picture of that gandalf sword, is the sword he carries in fotr, when he visits saruman(he left glamdring in rivendel), it seems to be teh sword of the ''witchking'', when he was human, you can see it on his side in the fotr prologue!
     
  7. Curufeanor

    Curufeanor Master Noldori Elvensmith

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    Im saying that the Dead King's sword looks like Glamdring, not his riding sword, as I am well aquainted with the riding sword (I have participated in and created several forums regarding
    the 'mystery' riding sword). Look at the scene when Aragorn parries and brings down the Dead King's sword, and you will see that it is very strikingly similar to Glamdring, blade, cross-guard, and all the way to the pommel.
     
  8. king jones

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    Actually he carries the witchkings sword from the prolugue.