Harry Potter and the Sorcerers Stone by J.K. RowlingHarry Potters life is miserable. His parents are dead and hes stuck with his heartless relatives, who force him to live in a tiny closet under the stairs. But his fortune changes when he receives a letter that tells him the truth about himself: hes a wizard. A mysterious visitor rescues him from his relatives and takes him to his new home, Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry.
After a lifetime of bottling up his magical powers, Harry finally feels like a normal kid. But even within the Wizarding community, he is special. He is the boy who lived: the only person to have ever survived a killing curse inflicted by the evil Lord Voldemort, who launched a brutal takeover of the Wizarding world, only to vanish after failing to kill Harry.
Though Harrys first year at Hogwarts is the best of his life, not everything is perfect. There is a dangerous secret object hidden within the castle walls, and Harry believes its his responsibility to prevent it from falling into evil hands. But doing so will bring him into contact with forces more terrifying than he ever could have imagined.
Full of sympathetic characters, wildly imaginative situations, and countless exciting details, the first installment in the series assembles an unforgettable magical world and sets the stage for many high-stakes adventures to come.
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Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone
Rowling 's novel of the same name. The film is the first instalment of the Harry Potter film series and was written by Steve Kloves and produced by David Heyman. Its story follows Harry Potter 's first year at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry as he discovers that he is a famous wizard and begins his education. Warner Bros. Production began in the United Kingdom in , with Chris Columbus being chosen to create the film from a short list of directors that included Steven Spielberg and Rob Reiner.
Rowling , released on 16 November , Sometime later, Hagrid arrives with the sleeping infant Harry on a flying motorcycle. As the three walk to the front lawn of Privet Drive house 4 , McGonagall initially objects to Dumbledore leaving Harry with the Muggle non-Magical family that lives there known as the Dursleys , as she sees them as the "worst sort of Muggles" after spying on them day by day in her Animagus form a silver tabby cat. Dumbledore tells her that the Dursleys are the only living relatives Harry has left since his mother's sister Petunia Fiona Shaw is the only Dursley that had Lily's blood in her which ensured the protection of Harry and his family. After Dumbledore places Harry on the doorstep with a letter, he wishes him luck before he, McGonagall, and Hagrid depart. Ten years pass, and Harry Daniel Radcliffe lives as a household servant to the Dursleys, who treat him with hostility and tries to be a seemingly ordinary boy. His spoiled cousin, Dudley Dursley Harry Melling constantly bullies him.
The first novel in the Harry Potter series and Rowling's debut novel , it follows Harry Potter , a young wizard who discovers his magical heritage on his eleventh birthday, when he receives a letter of acceptance to Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. Harry makes close friends and a few enemies during his first year at the school, and with the help of his friends, Harry faces an attempted comeback by the dark wizard Lord Voldemort , who killed Harry's parents, but failed to kill Harry when he was just 15 months old. The book was first published in the United Kingdom on 26 June by Bloomsbury. It won most of the British book awards that were judged by children and other awards in the US. The book reached the top of the New York Times list of best-selling fiction in August and stayed near the top of that list for much of and It has been translated into at least 73 other languages, and has been made into a feature-length film of the same name , as have all six of its sequels.
Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone is a fantasy film directed by Chris Columbus and .. The extended version has a running time of about minutes , which has previously been shown during certain .. "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone: Movie Review". Time. Archived from the original on 10 July
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This special Extended Cut was then aired as a 4 hours Harry Potter special, which besides the movie included several interviews, behind the scenes footage as well as making-ofs. This was clearly meant as advertisement for the third part of the saga,"Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban", which was then about to be released in cinemas. Therefore, some of the featurettes were about the third part. Even during the movie, some short interview sequences, each about 1 minute long, were aired. In those, the three young lead actors commented on the third installment of the series. Due to all those changes the total running time added up to minutes.