I'm sure the majority of people who attended Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince this weekend were as disturbed as I was to find the most famous of the Unicorn tapestries hanging at Hogwarts and not in the Cloisters where it belongs! The art direction team selected the celebrated work to hang on the wall outside the Room of Requirement. In the book, the tapestry that hangs there is a Rowling invention wherein Barnabas the Barmy is seen rehearsing trolls for a ballet. In the movie, we see the Unicorn in Captivity:
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