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Alexis Smith

  • Jun 08, 1921 - Jun 09, 1993 (age 72)
  • 5' 9" (1.75 m)
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2006
Vigilantes
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MovieJul 29, 2006

Vigilantes

Casey and her brother Aaron lead a ragtag group of self …
Casey and her brother Aaron lead a ragtag group of self proclaimed freedom fighters. Together with their partners in crime, Dominic and Sam, these unlikely protectors of the street are suddenly thrust into a life and death struggle after they witness a murder and their attempt at vigilante justice backfires. Should they seek help from the cop relentlessly pursuing them, or make an attempt to catch a killer alone?
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1993
The Age of Innocence
MovieAug 31, 1993

The Age of Innocence

Society scion Newland Archer is engaged to May Welland, but …
Society scion Newland Archer is engaged to May Welland, but his well-ordered life is upset when he meets May's unconventional cousin, the Countess Olenska. At first, Newland becomes a defender of the Countess, whose separation from her abusive husband makes her a social outcast in the restrictive high society of late-19th Century New York, but he finds in her a kindred spirit and they fall in love.
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Alexis Smith
PersonalJune 1993

Alexis Smith

Alexis Smith passed away.
1990
Lola
MovieAug 1, 1990

Lola

NYC business woman trades Wall Street for suburban …
NYC business woman trades Wall Street for suburban Connecticut, but finds country life has its own absurdities.
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Nomination1990

Outstanding Guest Actress - Comedy Se…

Nominated for "Cheers".
Primetime Emmy Award
1988
Marcus Welby, M.D.: A Holiday Affair
MovieDec 19, 1988

Marcus Welby, M.D.: A Holiday Affair

Marcus Welby, M.D.: A Holiday Affair released.
1986
Tough Guys
MovieSep 30, 1986

Tough Guys

Tough Guys is a 1986 American action comedy film directed …
Tough Guys is a 1986 American action comedy film directed by Jeff Kanew and starring Burt Lancaster, Kirk Douglas, Eli Wallach, Charles Durning, Dana Carvey (in his film debut) and Darlanne Fluegel. It was the first film to be released under the banner of Touchstone Pictures rather than Touchstone Films. It was also the last movie to be released from Douglas' Bryna Productions.
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1982
The Trout
MovieSep 22, 1982

The Trout

Frederique (Huppert) leaves her family's small-town trout farm …
Frederique (Huppert) leaves her family's small-town trout farm to embark on an journey taking her to Japan and into the arms of a man. Irritations concerning her actions and present state ...
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1979
Nomination1979

Best Actress in a Musical

Nominated for "Platinum".
Tony Award
Nomination1979

Best Actress in a Musical

Nominated for "Platinum".
Tony Award
1978
Casey's Shadow
MovieMar 17, 1978

Casey's Shadow

Casey's Shadow is a 1978 drama Metrocolor film directed by …
Casey's Shadow is a 1978 drama Metrocolor film directed by Martin Ritt and starring Walter Matthau. The film was based on the short story "Ruidoso" (published 1974) by John McPhee. Much of the exterior shots were done in the town of Opelousas, LA (20 miles north of Lafayette, LA).
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1976
The Little Girl Who Lives Down the Lane
MovieMay 1, 1976

The Little Girl Who Lives Down the Lane

Rynn Jacobs is a thirteen …
Rynn Jacobs is a thirteen-year-old girl who lives in a secluded house that she and her father have rented in a quiet seaside community. But whenever anybody from the town tries to satisfy their curiosity, Rynn's father is never around, and it seems as if the girl is all alone. Rynn's resourcefulness is put to the test as several people try to find out what she might be hiding, including the snobby landlady and her sleazy son.
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1975
Once Is Not Enough
MovieJun 18, 1975

Once Is Not Enough

A young woman goes home to New York after a long stay in …
A young woman goes home to New York after a long stay in Europe. Her former schoolmate introduces her to the decadence of New York and she ultimately falls in love with an older man who's a stand-in for her father, before tragedy strikes.
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1973
Nightside
MovieApr 15, 1973

Nightside

The story of three people - a press agent, a private detective …
The story of three people - a press agent, a private detective and a nightclub owner - whose careers require them to spend most of the night awake and on the prowl. In the pilot episode, ...
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1972
Nomination1972

Best Actress in a Musical

Nominated for "Follies".
Tony Award
Nomination1972

Best Actress in a Musical

Nominated for "Follies".
Tony Award
Award1972

Best Actress in a Musical

Won award for "Follies".
Tony Award
Award1972

Best Actress in a Musical

Won award for "Follies".
Tony Award
1971
Award1971

Outstanding Performance

Won award for "Follies".
Drama Desk Award
Nomination1971

Outstanding Performance

Nominated for "Follies".
Drama Desk Award
1959
The Young Philadelphians
MovieMay 21, 1959

The Young Philadelphians

Up and coming, young …
Up and coming, young lawyer Anthony Lawrence faces several ethical and emotional dilemmas as he climbs the Philadelphia social ladder. His personal and professional skills are tested as he tries to balance the needs of his fiance Joan, the expectations of his colleagues and his own obligation to defend his friend Chester on a murder count.
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1958
This Happy Feeling
MovieJun 18, 1958

This Happy Feeling

On a stormy night, young woman asks another guest at party …
On a stormy night, young woman asks another guest at party to rescue her from her lecherous boss and take her to the train station. When her rescuer suggests that she stop at his place to ...
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1957
Beau James
MovieJun 7, 1957

Beau James

The story of Jimmy Walker who became mayor of New York …
The story of Jimmy Walker who became mayor of New York in the '20s. Used by professional politicians and money-grabbers, Walker himself was "stupid but clean", although his open affair with Betty Compton cost him dear.
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1955
The Eternal Sea
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MovieApr 20, 1955

The Eternal Sea

The Eternal Sea (aka The Admiral Hoskins Story) is a 1955 …
The Eternal Sea (aka The Admiral Hoskins Story) is a 1955 American war film directed by John H. Auer and starring Sterling Hayden, Alexis Smith and Ben Cooper. After an American naval officer loses his leg at the Battle of Leyte Gulf, he resists attempts to retire him and continues in the service after learning to cope with his disability. He goes on to be promoted to admiral and commands an aircraft carrier during the Korean War.
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1954
The Sleeping Tiger
MovieJun 21, 1954

The Sleeping Tiger

A psychotherapist attempts to rehabilitate a convict in his …
A psychotherapist attempts to rehabilitate a convict in his home after he breaks in. The criminal cooperates rather than being handed over to the police. The therapist's wife becomes infatuated with the man in the hopes he will take her away.
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1953
Split Second
MovieMay 2, 1953

Split Second

Sam Hurley, "Nation's No. 1 killer" with a cold contempt for …
Sam Hurley, "Nation's No. 1 killer" with a cold contempt for "heroes," escapes prison with two companions and takes a mixed bag of hostages to Nevada ghost town Lost Hope City. He knows they won't be found there because an atom-bomb test is planned for next morning! Relationships shift and tension builds as Hurley keeps the others in suspense as to whether he will let them escape before bomb time.
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1952
The Turning Point
MovieNov 14, 1952

The Turning Point

Jerry McKibbon is a tough, no nonsense reporter, …
Jerry McKibbon is a tough, no nonsense reporter, mentoring special prosecutor John Conroy in routing out corrupt officials in the city, which may even include Conroy's own police detective father as a suspect.
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1951
Cave of Outlaws
MovieNov 1, 1951

Cave of Outlaws

In 1880s Arizona teenager Pete Carver and a gang rob a …
In 1880s Arizona teenager Pete Carver and a gang rob a train and head for nearby caves to hide the loot.They're followed by the sheriff's posse inside the caves where a gunfight kills everyone except for Pete who surrenders to the sheriff.Despite being beaten Pete refuses to tell where the loot is and he's sent to prison.After his release he returns to the town located nearby the caves.Since the train robbery the caves have become a legend for many who still hope to find the hidden gold.By venturing inside the dangerous caves some even paid with their lives.When Pete arrives in town people know he's back for the loot.They're nice to him offering their goods and services to Pete on credit hoping to share in the loot.One such person is local beauty Elizabeth Trent whose husband disappeared in the caves some time ago while searching for the loot.Another person is Wells Fargo detective Dobbs who's following Pete to retrieve the stolen gold.
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Here Comes the Groom
MovieSep 20, 1951

Here Comes the Groom

Here Comes the Groom is a romantic comedy about a …
Here Comes the Groom is a romantic comedy about a foreign correspondent running an adoption agency for war orphans in Paris. He hears that his fiance will no longer wait for him and is now engaged to a rich and handsome businessman. He is given a five day window to win her hand in marriage before he loses her and the children forever.
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1950
Undercover Girl
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MovieNov 2, 1950

Undercover Girl

Undercover Girl is a 1950 American film noir crime film directed …
Undercover Girl is a 1950 American film noir crime film directed by Joseph Pevney and starring Alexis Smith and Scott Brady. This is the second movie for Joseph Pevney as a director.
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Wyoming Mail
MovieOct 10, 1950

Wyoming Mail

In 1869, when the railroad mail service is threatened by …
In 1869, when the railroad mail service is threatened by frequent bandit attacks, the government hires Steve Davis to infiltrate a gang in order to destroy it from inside.
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Montana
MovieJan 10, 1950

Montana

Australian sheep-man Morgan Lane comes to Montana …
Australian sheep-man Morgan Lane comes to Montana looking for government-owned grazing land, and encamps his sheep at the boundary line (where the bad grazing ends and the good grazing begins) set up by the cattle barons to keep the sheep from nubbing away at the good grass. He goes to town, posing as a merchant, explains his Australian accent, and learns that Maria Singleton, owner of a large ranch, and Rodney Ackroyd (who never explains where he got his name), another ranch owner and Miss Singleton's fiancée, are the leaders of the cattlemen against the sheep-men. Romance tugs at Morgan and Miss Singleton, who quickly decides that Morgan has a much better name than Rodney (and other attributes) but the cattle-vs.-sheep feud keeps them apart. Until they meet in the street for a showdown gunfight following a disastrous clash between the cattle and sheep factions.
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1949
Any Number Can Play
MovieJun 30, 1949

Any Number Can Play

Any Number Can Play released.
One Last Fling
MovieJun 30, 1949

One Last Fling

A bored housewife wants to return to her former job at the music …
A bored housewife wants to return to her former job at the music store her husband manages, but he has promised the position to an old flame. Complications ensue.
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South of St. Louis
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MovieMar 1, 1949

South of St. Louis

South of St Louis is a 1949 Western film directed by Ray …
South of St Louis is a 1949 Western film directed by Ray Enright and starring Joel McCrea. It chronicles the friendship between three ranchers after their ranch is destroyed by raiders led by the infamous Luke Cotrell. The film was originally titled Distant Drums, but was later changed to its current title, which refers to Civil War army deserters.
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1948
Whiplash
MovieDec 24, 1948

Whiplash

Whiplash is a 1948 American film noir directed by Lewis Seiler …
Whiplash is a 1948 American film noir directed by Lewis Seiler and written by Kenneth Earl, Harriet Frank, Jr., Maurice Geraghty and Gordon Kahn. The film stars Dane Clark, Alexis Smith, Zachary Scott and Eve Arden.
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The Decision of Christopher Blake
MovieDec 23, 1948

The Decision of Christopher Blake

Evelyn and Ken Blake are …
Evelyn and Ken Blake are about to break up their marriage and get a divorce. While she still loves him, she can not forgive his infidelity. Their son, 12-year-old Christopher, is hurt and confused. The divorce suit goes to court and Ted must choose which of his parents he wants to stay with, and is unable to decide.
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The Woman in White
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MovieMay 7, 1948

The Woman in White

A young painter stumbles upon an assortment of odd characters …
A young painter stumbles upon an assortment of odd characters at an English estate where he has been hired to give art lessons to beautiful Laura Fairlie. Among them are Anne Catherick, a strange young woman dressed in white whom he meets in the forest and who bears a striking resemblance to Laura; cunning Count Fosco, who hopes to obtain an inheritance for nobleman Sir Percival Glyde, whom he plans to have Laura marry; Mr. Fairlie, a hypochondriac who can't stand to have anyone make the slightest noise; and eccentric Countess Fosco who has her own dark secret. The artist also finds himself drawn to Marion Halcomb, a distant relation to Laura whom the Count also has plans for.
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1947
Stallion Road
MovieApr 4, 1947

Stallion Road

A veterinarian and rancher (Ronald Reagan) and a novelist …
A veterinarian and rancher (Ronald Reagan) and a novelist (Zachery Scott) compete for the affections of a horse breeder (Alexis Smith) during an outbreak of anthrax.
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The Two Mrs. Carrolls
MovieMar 4, 1947

The Two Mrs. Carrolls

Struggling artist Geoffrey …
Struggling artist Geoffrey Carroll meets Sally whilst on holiday in the country. A romance develops but he doesn't tell her he's already married. Suffering from mental illness, Geoffrey returns home where he paints an impression of his wife as the angel of death and then promptly poisons her. He marries Sally but after a while he finds a strange urge to paint her as the angel of death too and history seems about to repeat itself.
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1946
Of Human Bondage
MovieJul 5, 1946

Of Human Bondage

A medical student with a club foot falls for a beautiful but …
A medical student with a club foot falls for a beautiful but ambitious waitress. She soon leaves him, but gets pregnant and comes back to him for help.
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Night and Day
MovieJul 2, 1946

Night and Day

The fictionalized biography of composer Cole Porter from …
The fictionalized biography of composer Cole Porter from his days at Yale in the 1910s through the height of his success to the 1940s. The film's attempted biography matches many public myths surrounding Cole at the time, despite its lack of relationship with truth. For instance, truth and movie are different in regards to: his sex life (he was a gay man in a marriage of convenience with a divorcee friend), his relationship with his wife, Monty Wooley was a contemporary (not Professor), and his French military experience was a hoax.
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One More Tomorrow
MovieMay 24, 1946

One More Tomorrow

Shiftless playboy Tom Collier lives to jump from party to party- …
Shiftless playboy Tom Collier lives to jump from party to party--until he meets photographer Christie Sage. Through Christie, Tom takes over the ownership of The Bantam, a liberal magazine ...
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1945
Rhapsody in Blue
MovieJun 26, 1945

Rhapsody in Blue

Composer George Gershwin is driven by his need to …
Composer George Gershwin is driven by his need to succeed. Unfortunately his drive destroys his romantic relationships with singer Julie Adams, who is desperately in love with him, and aloof socialite Christine Gilbert.
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Conflict
MovieJun 15, 1945

Conflict

Conflict is a 1945 American black-and-white suspense film noir …
Conflict is a 1945 American black-and-white suspense film noir made by Warner Brothers. It was directed by Curtis Bernhardt, produced by William Jacobs with Jack L. Warner as executive producer from a screenplay by Arthur T. Horman and Dwight Taylor, based on the story The Pentacle by Alfred Neumann and Robert Siodmak. It starred Humphrey Bogart, Alexis Smith, and Sydney Greenstreet. The film is the only pairing of Bogart and Greenstreet where Bogart, rather than Greenstreet, is the villain or corrupt character.
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The Horn Blows at Midnight
MovieApr 20, 1945

The Horn Blows at Midnight

Falling asleep during the …
Falling asleep during the Paradise Coffee ("The Coffee that Makes You Sleep") Program, the band's third trumpeter dreams he's Athanael, an angel deputized to blow the Last Trumpet at ...
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1944
Hollywood Canteen
MovieDec 15, 1944

Hollywood Canteen

Two soldiers on sick leave spend three nights at the Hollywood …
Two soldiers on sick leave spend three nights at the Hollywood Canteen before going back to active duty. With a little friendly help from John Garfield, Slim gets to kiss Joan Leslie, whom he has been dreaming about while in the Pacific. He meets her later at the Farmer's Market. On the third night, Slim is the millionth man into the Canteen, earning him a date with Joan. Slim thinks he's been duped when she doesn't show up at his train. Slim's buddy Sergant dances with Joan Crawford. Canteen President Bette Davis praises the canteen and the war effort. Virtually everyone Warners could spare entertains.
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Craig Stevens
MarriageJune 1944

Craig Stevens

Craig Stevens (born Gail Shikles Jr.; July 8, 1918 – May 10, …
Craig Stevens (born Gail Shikles Jr.; July 8, 1918 – May 10, 2000) was an American film and television actor, best known for his starring role on television as private detective Peter Gunn from 1958 to 1961.
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The Adventures of Mark Twain
MovieMay 3, 1944

The Adventures of Mark Twain

He was a riverboat pilot, …
He was a riverboat pilot, newspaper reporter, penniless prospector, would-be entrepreneur, loving family man, world traveler, pomposity burster and raconteur. Then he passed away on April 21, 1910 at age 75 shorty after Halley's Comet returned as he predicted. This turns out that the man who created adventures for Tom Sawyer, Huckleberry Finn and a Connecticut Yankee led a mighty adventurous life himself. Samuel Langhorne Clemens (Mark Twain) said, "Truth is a very valuable thing. I believe we should be economical with it." And that sets the tone for what follows: a biography about the immortal humorist's life from Hannibal boyhood to Big River exploits to global literary lion and more.
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1943
Thank Your Lucky Stars
MovieSep 25, 1943

Thank Your Lucky Stars

Two producers are putting …
Two producers are putting together a wartime charity show with an all-star cast but the egotism of radio personality Eddie Cantor disrupts their plans.
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The Constant Nymph
MovieJun 23, 1943

The Constant Nymph

Fourteen-year-old Tessa is hopelessly in love with …
Fourteen-year-old Tessa is hopelessly in love with handsome composer Lewis Dodd, a family friend. Lewis adores Tessa, but has never shown any romantic feelings toward her. When Tessa's father dies, Lewis contacts her late mother's wealthy family so they'll take care of Tessa and her sisters. Lewis becomes taken with Tessa's haughty cousin Florence and the two soon marry and head off for Florence's estate in England. Meanwhile, Florence sends Tessa and her sister Paula off to finishing school. The girls run away from school and Tessa moves in with Florence and Louis. Florence soon becomes consumed with jealousy over the bond between her husband and Tessa.
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1942
Gentleman Jim
MovieNov 14, 1942

Gentleman Jim

Gentleman Jim is a 1942 film starring Errol Flynn as …
Gentleman Jim is a 1942 film starring Errol Flynn as heavyweight boxing champion James J. Corbett (1866–1933). The supporting cast includes Alexis Smith, Jack Carson, Alan Hale, William Frawley, and Ward Bond. The movie was based upon Corbett's autobiography, The Roar of the Crowd, and directed by Raoul Walsh. The role was one of Flynn's favorites.
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1941
Steel Against the Sky
MovieDec 13, 1941

Steel Against the Sky

Rough-hewn Rocky Evans …
Rough-hewn Rocky Evans has two great loves--his job building bridges and beautiful Helen Powers, his boss' daughter. But it's Rocky's shiftless brother Chuck who wins Helen's affections. ...
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The Smiling Ghost
MovieSep 6, 1941

The Smiling Ghost

Elinor Fairchild, a wealthy, beautiful widow, described by the …
Elinor Fairchild, a wealthy, beautiful widow, described by the scandal sheets as "The Kiss of Death Girl," because the last three men she has been engaged to marry all met a violent death. For a stipulated amount of money, 'Lucky" Downing, a newly-graduated chemical engineer, agrees to 'be engaged' to her. Then, the mysterious "Smilin' Ghost" makes attempts on his life.
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Dive Bomber
MovieAug 12, 1941

Dive Bomber

When Dr. Doug Lee fails to save the life of navy pilot Swede …
When Dr. Doug Lee fails to save the life of navy pilot Swede Larson, who blacked out and crashed after entering a steep dive, the flyer's friends take an immediate dislike to him and disparage his efforts to learn more about the problem by becoming a flyer himself. Lee's new superior officer, Dr. Lance Rogers, also exhibits resentment toward the presumptuous newcomer. They ultimately become friends and form a mutual bond of personal and professional respect when their research develops a high altitude flying suit which they hope will prevent the kind of blackouts that killed Swede. Unfortunately the process of experimental testing of the new device proves to be a dangerous undertaking.
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1921
Alexis Smith
BirthJune 1921

Alexis Smith

Alexis Smith was born.
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