Thousands queue overnight for Hobbit world premiere

Tens of thousands of fans dressed in medieval costumes camped overnight to catch a glimpse of the stars from new film The Hobbit today.

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World premiere of The Hobbit

New Zealand's capital city Wellington is preparing itself for the world premiere of The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey. The movie is director Peter Jackson's first film in a new triliogy based on the stories of J.R.R. Tolkien.