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  Harry Potter DVD/video fastest selling ever
Updated 13 May 2002, 08.59
Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone has become the fastest selling video ever
Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone has become the most successful video or DVD release ever - selling more than one and a quarter million copies!

The previous record was held by Titanic, starring heart-throb Leo di Caprio, which sold 1.1 million in 1997.

Some shops opened early to cope with demand

Wizards, witches and owls

HMV's Oxford Street store in London opened to big queues at midnight on Friday to sell the first copy.

The shop was transformed for the event by wizards, witches and owls.

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Lucky Toni Preece, 31, from south east London, became the first person in Britain to buy the video and DVD after queueing for 15 hours.

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