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25 Fun Facts About the Props in Harry Potter

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Posted by: Mel
July 09, 2011, 07:45 PM

The Hollywood Reporter has released a list of 25 interesting facts about the props and sets used to make the Harry Potter films. Some facts include:

1.Daniel Radcliffe wore out  60-70 wands during the making of the Harry Potter films.
2. Every wand that you see in any of the Harry Potter films is created on-site. No two wands are alike…not even the Weasley twins’!
3. Wands are 13-15 inch long and haven’t changed in length, so the actors have had to grow into them over the years. 
4. Dumbledore’s wand was a very elaborate design, even though its significance of being the Elder Wand was far from being known when made.


You can read the rest of the facts here.

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31 Comments

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76 Points

Awesome, those facts are really interesting :D

Posted by Wiz Witch on July 10, 2011, 03:35 PM report to moderator
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1317 Points

Interesting read. Love the background fun facts. Still want an Elder wand of my own.

Posted by hewy on July 10, 2011, 04:50 PM report to moderator
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Makes you wonder what exactly Harry was doing with those wands.

Posted by Chad_ on July 10, 2011, 05:01 PM report to moderator
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186 Points

Daniel probably got annoyed putting on all those different glasses.

Posted by CorruptedNethicite on July 10, 2011, 05:35 PM report to moderator
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227 Points

hmm interesting! i learned something new today :3

Posted by handhrfan18 on July 10, 2011, 07:47 PM report to moderator
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1985 Points

Talk about awesome facts.

Posted by jhangelgurl (ITC!) on July 10, 2011, 07:52 PM report to moderator
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80418 Points

The stuff is way, way cool…

Posted by Won_Two on July 10, 2011, 08:31 PM report to moderator
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790 Points

This is pretty interesting!

Posted by MissingHedwig on July 10, 2011, 11:15 PM report to moderator
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3463 Points

Haha, awesome!!!

Posted by BeAchL0veEr05 ☼ on July 11, 2011, 01:33 AM report to moderator
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8316 Points

It’s absolutely amazing!! Loved the facts! :D

Posted by forgetmenot_007 on July 11, 2011, 04:05 AM report to moderator
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668 Points

This is a great article, I love all of the details that have went into all of the props and sets. I imagine the crew put a lot of love, sweat & tears into creating all of this magical world for the movies. I am grateful that they took the time to make everything so special!!

Posted by Little Deatheater on July 11, 2011, 10:27 AM report to moderator
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362 Points

This facts are awesome. I would like to see the paintings in which the producers where immortalized! I wonder if all the actors got to choose something to keep as a souvenir… I know Dan kept the first and last glasses he wore as Harry, but what about the others? Emma should’ve be allowed to keep the timeturner or something like that as well as Rup, the Puter Outer…

Posted by Halfblood Princess on July 11, 2011, 11:17 AM report to moderator
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OMG! I ment to write “Put Outer”… my bad…

Posted by Halfblood Princess on July 11, 2011, 11:19 AM report to moderator
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1466 Points

Cool facts, and that’s a lot of glasses!

Posted by Jacket on July 12, 2011, 11:47 AM report to moderator
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omg those facts are awesome i want a wand some of the glasses and some coins

Posted by rdm122 on July 12, 2011, 07:50 PM report to moderator
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