DID YOU KNOW
The last diary prop was outfitted with a tube that pumped out black fluid in a practical effect when Harry pierces it with the snakes fang. The fangs on the Basilisk that Harry encountered in the Chamber were constructed from different materials suited to their purpose. Stunts and close-ups present different requirements, explains Pierre Bohanna. The Basilisk fang used to destroy Tom Riddles notebook is a rubberized one designed not to hurt if you accidentally stab yourself with it. The fangs inside the Basilisks mouth were more solid where they were embedded but still flexible and rubbery at the pointed end for safety. The fangs were also broken down to give them the appearance of years of wear and tear.