November 30, 2001
LotR Fan Club
Sweepstakes Winner Announced
(NORFOLK, Va. November 30, 2001) Bradley of Surrey, British
Columbia, will soon be on their way to London for the highly-anticipated world premiere of
The Fellowship of The Ring on December 10, 2001. Inkinen was randomly selected from more
than 20,000 fans who entered Decipherıs Lord of the Rings Fan Club London Premiere
Sweepstakes at LOTRfanclub.com. Sweepstakes entries were collected between October 17 and
November 15, 2001.
"I never thought this would happen," said Inkinen, who first read The Lord of
the Rings in 1980. "I've read the entire trilogy at least 15 times ĉ most recently
this fall, in anticipation of the film." Mr. Inkinen is a passionate Tolkien fan and
book collector. His book collection includes a hard-to-find first edition copy of The Road
Goes Ever On.
Sarah Bradley, Inkinenıs wife, is also excited about the trip. "We have talked about
going to England forever," says Bradley. "For Tomi to get to go to England and
to see the world premiere of this film, itıs the ultimate dream vacation."
The Lord of the Rings Fan Club launched on October 17, 2001, with an unprecedented charter
membership program on LOTRfanclub.com. Charter members receive an annual subscription to
the bimonthly movie magazine; a limited-edition, widescreen-format collector's lithograph
(featuring scenes from The Fellowship of the Ring); a 10% discount at the Fan Clubıs
online store and catalog; preference (two weeks before general public) in purchasing
exclusive, limited-edition collectibles; fan mail service to link fans directly to the
stars of the trilogy; plus only charter members will have the honor of seeing their names
in the credits of the movie DVDs.
To sign up, fans can visit LOTRfanclub.com, go to the official Lord of the Rings web site
at lordoftherings.net and click on "Fan Club, or call 1-800-451-6381 (North America
only) or 303-856-2201 (from anywhere in the world) between the hours of 9 a.m. and 6 p.m.
For more information contact Karen Levy at 757.664.1144 or firstname.lastname@example.org.