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Natalie Michelle Wright

Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets Introduction

Whoa! Harry just got pulled into Tom Riddle's diary, he's going to see the facts that we already know about Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets! Ginny Weasley opened the chamber of secrets, Tom Riddle framed him 50 years ago saying that he opening the chamber of secrets, there's a basilisk and the basilisk is a snake, there are spiders in the dark forest, Harry speaks parsletongue and everyone was assuming that Harry opened the chamber of secrets, there's Gilderoy Lockhart that loves himself too much, there's Dobby the House Elf, Hermione and some of the other students were petrified and at the ending of the film they were cured and Tom Riddle was the heir of Slytherin.

1. R.I.P Richard Harris

Richard Harris, who played Professor Albus Dumbledore in the Sorcerer's Stone and the Chamber of Secrets, passed away a few weeks before the Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets film was released.

2. Moaning Myrtle

Shirley Henderson who played Moaning Myrtle, is the oldest actress of age 37 to play a Hogwarts student.

3. Rupert Being Afraid of Spiders As Ron Wasn't An Act

Rupert Grint has a real case of severe arachnophobia, in a high degree that he still can't watch the entire scene where Aragog and the spiders appear. In the scene, where Ron and Harry are in the Dark Forest surrounded by spiders and Aragog, the look of fright on Ron's face and his uncomfortable squirming throughout the scene was not from acting, that was due to Rupert being legitimately terrified.

4. Which Hogwarts House was Moaning Myrtle In?

According to Harry Potter creator, J.K Rowling, Moaning Myrtle was a member of the Ravenclaw House.

5. When Did Filming Begin For The Chamber of Secrets?

Filming for Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets began 3 days after the release of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone.

6. Harry and Draco Chase The Golden Snitch

During the Quidditch match, some of the music that was used while Harry and Draco chase the Golden Snitch was also used during the speeder chase scene in Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones, which John Williams did both scores.

7. Crabbe and Goyle

During the scene where Crabbe and Goyle eat the floating cupcakes, Jamie Waylett (Crabbe) and Josh Herdman (Goyle) both cut their mouths on the hooks, which were used to attach the cupcakes to the fishing line that was holding the cupcakes up.

8. Remembering One Spell From The Goblet of Fire Book

The reason why Lucius Malfoy tried to outright murder Harry after he freed Dobby in the Chamber of Secrets was because Jason Isaacs (Lucius Malfoy) ad-libbed the first curse that popped in his mind, and it happened to be the Killing Curse, Jason had only read the 4th book of Harry Potter and that was the only spell he could remember.

9. Coming Up With A Epic Line

When Lucius Malfoy said, "Let us hope that Mr. Potter will always be around to save the day", it was improvised by Daniel Radcliffe and Jason Isaacs.

10. 2 Books?

"Why don't you prove it?" Lucius Malfoy asks, well, Mr. Malfoy, here's the prove. In the library scene at Diagon Alley, Lucius Malfoy takes one book out of Ginny Weasley's cauldron, but he drops 2 books back in her cauldron, which the 2nd books happens to be Tom Riddle's diary.

11. Book vs. Movie

Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets is the second shortest book of Harry Potter, but it's the longest of the films.

12. Lice?

Nurses were rushed into the production when an outbreak of head lice occurred among the young cast.

13. Which Harry Potter book is Daniel Radcliffe's Favorite?

Daniel Radcliffe has said that, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets is his favorite book.

14. Sherbet Lemon

The spell to open Dumbledore's office is Sherbet Lemon, that is a hint of the first book where Dumbledore admits that he grew quite addicted to sherbet lemons.

These interesting facts were found in Tom Riddle's diary, comment below on what you think about these interesting facts.

Source: IMDb


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