A video released by a New Zealand airline to help promote passenger safety on-board its aircraft has racked up nearly 10 million YouTube hits online - thanks to its Hobbit-inspired theme.
Featuring a brief cameo appearance by legendary director Sir Peter Jackson, air hostesses run the adventure-themed video and advise passengers dressed in fantasy attire from the film.
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