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William Silvester

William Silvester
Posted by in Canon discussion / Essays
Is “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them: The Original Screenplay” really the Original Screenplay? Or is the widely available version actually “The Original Screenplay 2.0”? Every film has a screenplay or script. In Great Britain the norm is double-hole-punched A4 paper which is slightly taller and narrower than the North American… Read More
Posted by in Characters / Essays / Theories
There is very little background information about the Scamander brothers or the war service of any other wizards in canon (WFT). Therefore, we must depend on the books written about the making of the films and trust that the information in them was, at least, approved by JKR. We don’t… Read More
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One of the lines from “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them” that has always bothered me was Jacob Kowalski’s statement that “I only got back in ’24.” “From Europe…I was part of the Expeditionary Forces there.” The First World War ended in November 1918. Why did it take Jacob… Read More
Posted by in About Sources
Synopses by William Silvester Chapter 1 – The Boy Who Lived In which we meet the Dursleys and learn of the peculiar happenings surrounding the arrival of Harry Potter on their doorstep including a conversation between Professors Dumbledore and McGonagall. Chapter 2 – The Vanishing Glass In which is related… Read More
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by William Silvester Chapter 1 – The Worst Birthday In which we are reminded of the happenings during Harry’s first year at Hogwarts, uncle Vernon has a very important dinner guest coming, dinner plans are made, and Harry’s birthday is forgotten again. Chapter 2 – Dobby’s Warning In which Dobby,… Read More