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+ One of the albums on display in the record-shop window in the London façade is called “Here’s to Swimmin’ With Bow-legged Women,” by the Quint Trio. In the 1975 movie “Jaws,” a character named Quint hunts the shark with two other men — a trio. In the film, Quint (played by
+ In the film, the threesome sang "Show Me the Way to Go Home." (The shark, you'll recall) was unamused.) At Universal, that song is in the repertoire of singing shrunken heads on display in Knockturn Alley. The song was written and recorded by British duo Jimmy Campbell and Reg Connelly in 1925.
+ This one is slightly more obvious: A set of shark jawbones appears behind the herbs and potions at Mr. Mulpepper's Apothecary, a faux storefront on the main strip of Diagon Alley. (It's around the corner from Florean Fortescue's Ice-Cream Parlour.)
+ Universal Studios employees have said that telescopes on display at Wiseacre's Wizarding Equipment are made with pieces from the boats that carted visitors around the Jaws ride.