9. The candles used in Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone were originally real candles suspended from wires, but they switched to digital after the candles fell from the ceiling.
The candles burned the wires, causing them to fall. The directors therefore switched to prevent the cast from harm.
17. And last but not least, the adorable Emma Watson used to mouth Harry and Ron’s lines.
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