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This was a '''giant blackboard''' at the [[Quidditch World Cup]] where gold writing appeared as if written by an invisible hand. It advertised products and turned into a scoreboard when the Cup began.
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{{Quote|...right opposite them, almost at Harry's eye level, was a gigantic blackboard. Gold writing kept dashing across it as though an invisible giant's hand were scrawling upon the blackboard and then wiping it off again; watching it, Harry saw that it was flashing advertisements across the field.|Description.|Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire}}
   
==Behind the scenes==
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This '''blackboard''' was part of the [[Quidditch Trillenium Stadium]] built for the finals of the [[1994]] [[Quidditch World Cup]]. It was located directly opposite the Top Box, almost at eye level of those seated in it. The blackboard was [[Charm|enchanted]] to display messages in golden handwriting. Prior to the game, it was used to display advertisments for various products, such as the [[Bluebottle]] and [[Bertie Bott's Every Flavour Beans]]. Once the final began, the board was converted into a scoreboard.<ref>''[[Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire]]'' - Chapter 8 (''The Quidditch World Cup'')</ref>
In the film adaption it was a screen that showed [[Viktor Krum]] when he was flying.
 
   
 
==Appearances==
 
==Appearances==
 
*''[[Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire]]''
 
*''[[Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire]]''
*''[[Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (film)]]''
 
   
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Revision as of 19:15, July 15, 2012

Advertising blackboard
Object information
Made

c. 1994

Usage

Displaying various messages, such as advertisements and the score for the Quidditch World Cup final.

"...right opposite them, almost at Harry's eye level, was a gigantic blackboard. Gold writing kept dashing across it as though an invisible giant's hand were scrawling upon the blackboard and then wiping it off again; watching it, Harry saw that it was flashing advertisements across the field."
—Description.[src]

This blackboard was part of the Quidditch Trillenium Stadium built for the finals of the 1994 Quidditch World Cup. It was located directly opposite the Top Box, almost at eye level of those seated in it. The blackboard was enchanted to display messages in golden handwriting. Prior to the game, it was used to display advertisments for various products, such as the Bluebottle and Bertie Bott's Every Flavour Beans. Once the final began, the board was converted into a scoreboard.[1]

Appearances

Notes and references

  1. Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire - Chapter 8 (The Quidditch World Cup)

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