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"Harry Potter" fans camp out for days before New York premiere

Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson and Rupert Grint, pose at the premiere of "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2" in central London, July 7, 2011. AP

(CBS) Harry Potter fans have been camping out for days across from New York's Lincoln Center where the American premiere of the franchise's final film, "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2," takes place tonight.

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The movie, starring Daniel Radcliff as the boy wizard and Rupert Grint and Emma Watson as his best friends, had its world premiere in London last week with writer J.K. Rowling also on hand for the debut.

All the stars are expected to walk the red carpet again tonight in New York, where the first 200 fans on line will be allowed to stand nearby. That's right - all that waiting (some have been there for six days) and they won't even get to see the movie.

But they did get some pizza, thanks to Tom Fenton, the actor who plays Draco Malfoy. Fans say he had some pizza pies delivered to the waiting crowd earlier this week. Fans have traveled here from as far away as Canada, Mexico, Australia and Japan for the event.

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