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Vern Troyer for CGI Dobby in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows?

DH Film
Posted by: sue
May 13, 2009, 03:56 PM

We have another look today at location filming photos from Shell Cottage courtesy of TLC reader Victoria. As noted below, she was present for the filming of the Shell Cottage scenes for Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows yesterday in Wales. Also present was her sister Nadean Jarvis who owns Panache Imagery. Special for the readers of Leaky, Nadeen sent along some wonderful new photos which you can see starting here in our galleries. They also report that apparently actor Vern Troyer  was on set apparently to do work for Dobby along with actor Toby Jones. Mr Troyer can be seen here wearing special pants that contain white dots that will be used as the CGI special effects for Dobby later in the film. 

Also noteworthy is this of Ron (Rupert Grint) comforting what seems to be an injured Hermione on the beach, as well as this of Dan Radcliffe as Harry Potter. Context is important on the latter as this was snapped at the end of the scene, where Harry has just buried Dobby, and Harry then bows in head in grief and silence. On a lighter note are some very lovely photos of actress Emma Watson, captured in rare private moments during the ten hour event yesterday, including this of Emma taking photos of Nadean photographing her, then all enjoying a laugh at the moment.  You can also see new wonderful clear photos of Dom Gleeson (Bill Weasley), and here with Dan and Evanna,  as well as a black and white photo of Dan Radcliffe, Rupert Grint and Evanna Lynch. Nadean has asked these not be copied but are here as a treat for Leaky readers and Harry Potter fans to enjoy.

Filming continues today on location at Freshwater Beach in Pembrokeshire, Wales for Deathly Hallows.
Thanks ever so much to Victoria and Nadean

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A lot of great picts.

Posted by Dolemite [FTC!] on May 13, 2009, 04:50 PM report to moderator
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cool! =)))))))

Posted by floridianhp*ROAR* on May 13, 2009, 04:52 PM report to moderator
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Haha I agree with ChristinePotter. Great photos, and very interesting! Thanks, Sue! _

Posted by maera-kyrie on May 13, 2009, 04:57 PM report to moderator
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Haha I agree with ChristinePotter. Great photos, and very interesting! Thanks, Sue! _

Posted by maera-kyrie on May 13, 2009, 04:59 PM report to moderator
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Caracticus: I’ll try to explain it for you(:

Verne Troyer DID play the role of Griphook in PS/SS, but only played him. Warwick Davis did the speaking part of Griphook, since Verne Troyer is not British.

So it is much easier to let Warwick Davis play Griphook in DH, since he should do the voice anyway(:

Posted by Lilleby on May 13, 2009, 05:07 PM report to moderator
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These pics are AWESOME!!

Posted by cghambright on May 13, 2009, 05:16 PM report to moderator
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Why is he dobby? it doesnt makes sense…

Posted by Bubblelicious749 on May 13, 2009, 05:19 PM report to moderator
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Brilliant pics! Best ones i have seen yet :D

I can’t see if Bill, has scars on his face or not? Can anybody else?

You would think they would do it with make up?

Thanks again for the pics though. Amazing

Posted by Prisoner Of Azkaban on May 13, 2009, 05:45 PM report to moderator
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awesome pictures :D

Posted by mai {beatnik owl} on May 13, 2009, 05:48 PM report to moderator
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Hes Dobby because they needed a real person to play the dying scene. The suit is covered in tiny dots that are ready with a computer, with that they can then get the real human movement of the death scene and then they fill in the gaps with speciel FX. Its really hard to type it lol, in the film you wont see it as vern at all.

Posted by victoria_price on May 13, 2009, 05:49 PM report to moderator
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In the black and white pic of Hermione carrying Dobby, with Ron’s profile just behind her, we can see a small slash of a wound on her neck. Bellatrix’s knife is IN. This scene is going to be so intense!

Posted by twiwizardjedi on May 13, 2009, 05:50 PM report to moderator
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these are awesome! thank you so much!
I don’t know what to think about Bill. I always imagined him way prettier.hm:(
Dan and Rupes look so tired.bless them! but this is so exciting..guys,they’re filming our last HP book :(

Posted by Matea on May 13, 2009, 06:17 PM report to moderator
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Wow — these pictures are so fabulous! They are giving loving attention to these scenes, you can tell. The photo of Harry in sorrow — the last one — is heartbreaking! WOW!

Posted by weasleywannabe1997 on May 13, 2009, 06:20 PM report to moderator
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These are great pictures, thank you so much! I like the one of Emma taking a picture of Nadean taking a picture, haha. :-)

Posted by Wingardium Leviosa ❄WBM❄ on May 13, 2009, 06:35 PM report to moderator
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I’m trying not to look at too many photos, but wait for the movie instead. The personal ones of the cast are great to look at though.

Posted by Verity Weasley on May 13, 2009, 06:44 PM report to moderator
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