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As the day progresses, information has hit the web concerning the Harry Potter press event attended by Tom and his fellow HP actors James Phelps, Oliver Phelps, and Bonnie Wright. An article from AFP gives highlights concerning the tour the event kicked-off including information about the event and where to catch it again throughout France.
Also, new unmarked photos have been found via the French based UHP gallery. Thanks to AvantLAube for the tip on that one!
To see the rest of the photos from Tom’s day in Paris, check out the Fnac Signing (2009) gallery here at Feltbeats.com!
To read the below article in its original French, click here.
The Harry Potter train begins its tour of France in Paris
PARIS: Hundreds of Parisian Harry Potter fans arrived Monday evening at the Gare du Nord in Paris to see the special train chartered by Warner Bros. for the promotion of the next adventure on the big screen’s most famous magician in the world.
Composed of three cars in the colors of the feature film “Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince” (released July 15), this train will tour France with ten stops (Lille Flandres-10 / 6, Reims on 11 / 6 , Lyon Perrache 12 / 6, Marseilles on 13 / 6, Bordeaux on 14 / 6, Limoges 15 / 6, Tours on 16 / 6, Rennes on 17 / 6, Nantes on 20 / 6 and Strasbourg on 21 / 6 ).
At the Gare du Nord, Route 15, the “Muggles” (people without magic powers, according to the work of JK Rowling), were aboard the express train to Pourdlard for a trip to dock in the Harry Potter universe.
The 3-car train exhibitions offer of 150 m long sets of the last film, with many objects and costumes of the actors displayed. Indeed, many were at the Gare du Nord for this inaugural starting with Tom Felton (Draco Malfoy) and Rupert Grint (Ron Weasley) and Bonnie Wright (Ginny Weasley).
Animal actors and did not demerit the applause: Hedwig, the owl of Harry Potter, Crockdur the dog of Hagrid, Crookshanks the cat of Miss Hermione, had also made the trip to the Gare du Nord and continue in the regions on the train.
Some 5,000 visitors are expected in each stage of the city “Hogwarts Express”. Process of exception, the convoy will be led by relay drivers test SNCF specially selected.