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Lord of the Rings Barbie and Ken

Collectible Barbie and Ken Dolls Capture the Magic and Majesty of Arwen and Aragorn of The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King

Lord of the Rings Barbie and Ken

Considered by millions throughout the world to be the greatest adventure ever told, The Lord of the Rings trilogy has ignited the imaginations of millions of readers throughout the world. For the past two years, New Line Cinema brought this classic legend to the motion picture screen and introduced movie audiences to the extraordinary world of Middle-earth.

Based on New Line Cinema's upcoming film adaptation of J.R.R. Tolkien's classic novel, "The Return of the King," Barbie doll and Ken doll portray the romance and drama of Arwen and Aragorn. The characters from the mystical world of Middle-earth are brought to life with exquisite detail in a commemorative Collector Edition gift set to coincide with the third release titled "The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King" on December 17.

"Barbie Collectibles is dedicated to bringing the most beautiful and detailed renditions to life for `The Lord of the Rings' and Barbie fans alike," said Deanna Kangas, Director at Mattel. "The film provides vividly rich images to work with, and we are excited to be part of the project."

Barbie doll captures the essence of Arwen, considered to be the most beautiful of all living beings in Middle-earth, dressed in a gown with silvery details on the bodice and sleeves. The doll's beautiful long flowing hair is adorned with a beaded butterfly-patterned hair ornament.

Off on another adventurous journey to defend the Fellowship, Ken doll wears an elaborate warrior costume featuring a cloak, body armor, crown and sword.

The Lord of the Rings Barbie and Ken gift set will be available this November carrying a suggested retail price of $59.95.

New Line Cinema's "The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King" film will be released in theaters nationwide on December 17, 2003.