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29 Magical Pictures From The 2001 Premiere Of Harry Potter

A few extra spins of your Time-Turner should bring you right back!

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Nine-year-old Phoebe Lett (left) poses with Harry Potter glasses at the Scholastic Store in New York City. Three-year-old Christian Robb (right) of Centennial, Colorado, stares up at the movie poster announcing that Harry Potter and The Sorcerer's Stone is now showing at the United Artists Continental 6 Theaters.

With a fire-breathing magic book, the magician Gunther Veh (left) performs for a group of children at the premiere of the Harry Potter film in a Hamburg cinema. Eight-year-old Kelly O'Connell (right) attends a Harry Potter costume party at The Scholastic Store's Hogwarts Castle in New York.


Daniel Radcliffe and Robbie Coltrane (left) arriving to the premiere of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone at the Ziegfeld Theatre in New York. Rupert Grint (right) sits at a dinner table during the movie premiere's after party.


A Harry Potter figure (left) on display at a Kmart store in Troy, Michigan. Various Harry Potter merchandise (right) is on view at the London premiere of the film, including a toy Baby Norbert dragon, a potion class activity set, backpack, note cards, t-shirt, hat, eyeglass picture frame and a stuffed Hedwig owl.

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South Korean children look at various Harry Potter items at a department store in Seoul, South Korea. The movie opened in South Korea on Dec, 14, 2001.

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Women walk past a billboard at a Beijing bus stop advertising the release of the film Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone. The blockbuster movie opened across the country on Jan. 30, 2001.

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Young Thai students walk past a Bangkok cinema advertising the soon-to-be-released Harry Potter movie in Thailand. Tickets for the film, which opened in 120 theaters across Thailand on Nov. 30, 2001, were subject to a surcharge to cover the high costs of promoting it in the kingdom.


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