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Harry Potter: Page to Screen: The Complete Filmmaking Journey $1000.00 set

Posted on November 26, 2012 at 10:00 am by David "Snackbar" Edmundson

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Entertainment Weekly reports that Warner Bros. is releasing Harry Potter: Page to Screen: The Complete Filmmaking Journey. The eight-volume collection is designed to resemble a bookshelf at Hogwarts; “Six of the books focus on the workings of the creative departments behind the films — wardrobe, props, special effects, and the like — while the seventh is a commemorative keepsake offering an intimate look at the relationships that developed between the cast and crew over the decade it took to produce all eight films. But the best part by far is the eighth book: a scale replica of The Monster Book of Monsters (don’t worry, it doesn’t bite — I hope).” All for the bargain price of $1000.00. But wait! Order from Amazon now and they’ll slash the price down to $600.00. Check out the description and photos below.

Here’s a list of the extras:

• A cloth-covered case, styled to look like a shelf from a shop in Diagon Alley
• A cloth-bound edition of Harry Potter: Page to Screen
• Seven additional volumes detailing the Harry Potter creative team’s ten years of extensive efforts:
* The Creature Shop Compendium: Flora and Fauna from the Harry Potter Films
* Environments Envisioned: Building Fantastic Sets and Scouting Dramatic Locations
* A Guide to the Graphic Arts Department: Posters, Prints, and Publications from the Harry Potter Films
* Movie Magic: Practical Props and Exciting Effects
* The Paintings of Hogwarts: Masterpieces from the School of Witchcraft and Wizardry Sets
* Ten Years Later: Life on Set with the Harry Potter Cast and Crew
* Wizard Wear and Muggle Attire: Costuming the World of Harry Potter
• A replica of The Monster Book of Monsters film prop
• A gilded portfolio of five frame-able prints of original Harry Potter concept art

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$1000.00 is pretty steep. This is a cool collection and I’d gladly buy The Monster Book of Monsters keepsake box on its own, but I’m not sure I could justify the price tag for the whole set.

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