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Alfred Burke

  • Feb 28, 1918 - Feb 16, 2011 (age 92)
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2011
Alfred Burke
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Alfred Burke

Alfred Burke passed away.
2002
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets
MovieNov 3, 2002

Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

When a crazy house-elf …
When a crazy house-elf named Dobby arrives in Harry's room, he warns him that there is a plot to destroy Hogwarts and that he shouldn't return. Harry then starts hearing voices through the walls, students being petrified, and a girl who died in a bathroom. He soon finds out that it is a basilisk roaming in the Chamber Of Secrets, under the control from a memory of Lord Voldemort. Is Voldemort still inactive? Or will it be a friend of his being controlled?
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2000
Longitude
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MovieJan 2, 2000

Longitude

In two parallel stories, the clockmaker John Harrison …
In two parallel stories, the clockmaker John Harrison builds the marine chronometer for safe navigation at sea in the 18th Century and the horologist Rupert Gould becomes obsessed with restoring it in the 20th Century.
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1996
A Midsummer Night's Dream
MovieNov 29, 1996

A Midsummer Night's Dream

A boy dreams the play. …
A boy dreams the play. Authority in Athens is shaky: Hermia rejects her father's choice, the Duke backs her father, and the Duchess sides with Hermia. Dad's choice, Demetrius, pursues Hermia but is loved by Helena. When Hermia and her lover meet in the woods the next night, Helena tells Demetrius in hopes she can follow and change his mind. Also in the woods are craftsmen preparing a play, plus the fairies: the fairy rulers, Oberon and Titania, are at odds, so Oberon conjures a spell and Titania falls for a craftsman bewitched with the ears of an ass. Oberon's sprite, Puck, also tries to bring the four young lovers into compatible couples but makes an error before all is right.
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1984
Kim
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MovieMay 16, 1984

Kim

A friendly street kid in India, during the last years of the …
A friendly street kid in India, during the last years of the nineteenth century, looks and considers himself Indian, but is in fact a Brit. The Brits discover his true origin, and train him as a spy.
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Pope John Paul II
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MovieApr 22, 1984

Pope John Paul II

Bio-drama tracing the life and career of Polish cardinal …
Bio-drama tracing the life and career of Polish cardinal Karol Wojtyla from his days as a young activist in Poland, to his rise and installation in 1978 as Pope of the Catholic Church.
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1981
The Borgias
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TV ShowOct 14, 1981

The Borgias

The Borgias is a British television drama serial produced by the …
The Borgias is a British television drama serial produced by the BBC in 1981, in association with the Second Network of the Italian broadcaster RAI. The series, produced by Mark Shivas, was set in Italy during the 15th century and told the story of Rodrigo Borgia (played by Adolfo Celi) – the future Pope Alexander VI – and his family, including his son Cesare (Oliver Cotton) and daughter Lucrezia (Anne Louise Lambert).
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1979
Minder
TV ShowOct 29, 1979

Minder

Minder is a British comedy-drama about the London criminal …
Minder is a British comedy-drama about the London criminal underworld. Initially produced by Verity Lambert, it was made by Euston Films, a subsidiary of Thames Television and shown on ITV (originally by Thames, then Central Independent Television in 1993 and 1994 after Thames lost its franchise). The original show ran for ten series between 29 October 1979 and 10 March 1994. The series was notable for using a range of leading British actors, as well as many up-and-coming performers before they hit the big time; at its peak it was one of ITV's biggest ratings winners.
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The House on Garibaldi Street
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MovieMay 28, 1979

The House on Garibaldi Street

After World War II, many …
After World War II, many important figures in Hitler's command escaped Germany and Occupied Europe and were rumored to be living in South America. Adolf Eichmann,wanted in connection with ...
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1978
Enemy at the Door
TV ShowJan 28, 1978

Enemy at the Door

Enemy at the Door is a British television drama series made …
Enemy at the Door is a British television drama series made by London Weekend Television for ITV. The series was shown between 1978 and 1980 and dealt with the German occupation of Guernsey, one of the Channel Islands, during the Second World War. The programme generated a certain amount of criticism in Guernsey, particularly for being obviously filmed on Jersey despite being ostensibly set on Guernsey. The series also marked the TV debut of Anthony Head as a member of the island resistance. The theme music was by Wilfred Josephs.
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1972
Best Actor
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Nomination1972

Best Actor

Nominated for "Public Eye".
British Academy Television Award
1970
One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich
MovieNov 26, 1970

One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich

Ivan Denisonvich (Tom …
Ivan Denisonvich (Tom Courtenay) is a Russian World War II hero captured by the Germans. Upon his return to Russia after the war, and during the Stalinist regime, he is sentenced to 10 ...
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1969
Randall and Hopkirk (Deceased)
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TV ShowSep 21, 1969

Randall and Hopkirk (Deceased)

Randall and Hopkirk …
Randall and Hopkirk (Deceased) is a British private detective television series, starring Mike Pratt and Kenneth Cope respectively as the private detectives Jeffrey Randall and Martin Hopkirk. The series was created by Dennis Spooner and produced by Monty Berman, and was first broadcast in 1969 and 1970. In the United States, it was given the title My Partner the Ghost. In Spain it was entitled El Detective Fantasma (The Phantom Detective).
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Guns in the Heather
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MovieJul 1, 1969

Guns in the Heather

Walt Disney's 3-part made-for-TV feature, The Secret of Boyne …
Walt Disney's 3-part made-for-TV feature, The Secret of Boyne Castle (1969), originally shown on "Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color" (the new title for "Disneyland"), re-edited into feature film form for European theatrical release.
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1965
Night Caller from Outer Space
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MovieDec 31, 1965

Night Caller from Outer Space

Scientists use radar to trace …
Scientists use radar to trace a UFO's flight, and they find a small sphere where the UFO landed. They take the sphere to their laboratory, and one of the scientists thinks she sees a strange creature. Young women begin disappearing, and Scotland Yard investigates.
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The Nanny
MovieOct 7, 1965

The Nanny

With Joey Fane back home, all Virginia and Bill Fane want is …
With Joey Fane back home, all Virginia and Bill Fane want is a calm and respectful atmosphere amongst the house. Only something is still disturbing Joey and that one thing is the Nanny. Whilst Nanny is a loving woman who helps around the house, Joey sees her as someone else someone who believes is responsible for the death of his sister.
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1964
Children of the Damned
MovieJan 10, 1964

Children of the Damned

Scientists discovers that six …
Scientists discovers that six children from six different places in the world each have superhuman intelligence to such extent that they've even developed psychic powers. The children are flown to London to be studied, but they each escape their embassy and barricade themselves in a church which the military besieges. Is there a way to resolve this stand off peacefully, and if not, what then?
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1963
Farewell Performance
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MovieDec 1, 1963

Farewell Performance

Farewell Performance is a 1963 British crime film directed by …
Farewell Performance is a 1963 British crime film directed by Robert Tronson and starring David Kernan, Frederick Jaeger and Delphi Lawrence. It is considered a lost film and is on the BFI National Archive's 75 Most Wanted List of missing films. It features musical interludes from Joe Meek acts like The Tornados and Heinz.
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The Small World of Sammy Lee
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MovieApr 1, 1963

The Small World of Sammy Lee

The Small World of Sammy …
The Small World of Sammy Lee is a 1963 British crime film written and directed by Ken Hughes and starring Anthony Newley, Julia Foster and Robert Stephens. A peep-show compere is hunted across the seedy London underworld of Soho by debt collectors.
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The Human Jungle
TV ShowMar 30, 1963

The Human Jungle

The Human Jungle is a British TV series about a psychiatrist, …
The Human Jungle is a British TV series about a psychiatrist, made for ABC Television by the small production company Independent Artists, for transmission on ITV. Starring Herbert Lom and Sally Smith, it ran for two series, which were first transmitted during 1963 and 1965.
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1962
On the Beat
MovieDec 11, 1962

On the Beat

Norman wants to be a policeman like his father was, but he …
Norman wants to be a policeman like his father was, but he fails the height test (amongst others). One day he gets out his father's old uniform and "walks the beat". This leads to a level of chaos that only Norman could cause.
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The Saint
TV ShowOct 4, 1962

The Saint

The Saint is a British ITC mystery spy thriller television series …
The Saint is a British ITC mystery spy thriller television series that aired in the United Kingdom on ITV between 1962 and 1969. It was based on the literary character Simon Templar created by Leslie Charteris in the 1920s and featured in many novels over the years. He was played by Roger Moore. Templar helps those whom conventional agencies are powerless or unwilling to protect, often using methods that skirt the law. Chief Inspector Claud Eustace Teal is his nominal nemesis who considers Templar a common criminal, but often grudgingly tolerates his actions for the greater good.
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Mix Me a Person
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MovieAug 1, 1962

Mix Me a Person

Swinging coffee bars, cigarettes, jazz, youthful delinquency …
Swinging coffee bars, cigarettes, jazz, youthful delinquency and a copper gets killed. Did Adam Faith pull the trigger? Can Anne Baxter prove his innocence in time?
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She Knows Y'Know
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MovieJun 1, 1962

She Knows Y'Know

A young man is accused of getting a girl pregnant. Two sets of …
A young man is accused of getting a girl pregnant. Two sets of parents tussle and then they find out who really got her pregnant.
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The Pot Carriers
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MovieMay 18, 1962

The Pot Carriers

The Pot Carriers is a 1962 British comedy-drama film directed …
The Pot Carriers is a 1962 British comedy-drama film directed by Peter Graham Scott and produced by Gordon Scott for ABPC. It stars Ronald Fraser, Paul Massie, Carole Lesley and Dennis Price. The film is largely set in Wandsworth prison and is a remake of the ITV Play of the Week: The Pot Carriers (1960), which writer Mike Watts based on his own prison experiences. The film centres around a young prisoner called Rainbow as he struggles to adjust to his first stretch behind bars.
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Crooks Anonymous
MovieApr 1, 1962

Crooks Anonymous

Forsdyke, a pathological petty thief subjects himself to a strict …
Forsdyke, a pathological petty thief subjects himself to a strict correction course run by a wealthy ex-con Widdowes and his Crooks Anonymous organization. Forsdyke's young and innocent girlfriend Babette, holds the hopes for his recovery and promises that she'll marry him if he'll reform. However, Forsdyke loses control when he's locked in a department store over Christmas.
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1961
The Avengers
TV ShowJan 7, 1961

The Avengers

The Avengers is a British espionage television series …
The Avengers is a British espionage television series created in 1961. It initially focused on Dr. David Keel (Ian Hendry), aided by John Steed (Patrick Macnee). Hendry left after the first series; Steed then became the main character, partnered by a succession of assistants. His most famous assistants were intelligent, stylish and assertive women: Cathy Gale (Honor Blackman), Emma Peel (Diana Rigg) and Tara King (Linda Thorson). The series ran from 1961 until 1969, screening as one-hour episodes for its entire run. The pilot episode, "Hot Snow", aired on 7 January 1961. The final episode, "Bizarre", aired on 21 April 1969 in the United States, and on 21 May 1969 in the United Kingdom.
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1960
Danger Man
TV ShowSep 11, 1960

Danger Man

Danger Man (titled Secret Agent in the United States, and …
Danger Man (titled Secret Agent in the United States, and Destination Danger and John Drake in other non-UK markets) is a British television series that was broadcast between 1960 and 1962, and again between 1964 and 1968. The series featured Patrick McGoohan as secret agent John Drake. Ralph Smart created the programme and wrote many of the scripts. Danger Man was financed by Lew Grade's ITC Entertainment.
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Dead Lucky
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MovieJun 1, 1960

Dead Lucky

Mike Billings decides to give gambling a go and it …
Mike Billings decides to give gambling a go and it happens he's good at it. His instant fortune attracts quite a number of characters including a con artist, a hired killer, and the requisite attractive woman.
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The Trials of Oscar Wilde
MovieMay 1, 1960

The Trials of Oscar Wilde

At the height of his fame, …
At the height of his fame, Oscar Wilde angers the Marquis of Queensberry by having what is (correctly) believed to be a romantic relationship with Queensberry's son Lord Alfred Douglas ("Bosie"), who is twenty years Wilde's junior. When Queensberry slanders Wilde, the artist decides to take the matter to court and brings about his own downfall.
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The Angry Silence
MovieMar 15, 1960

The Angry Silence

Due to hard work and low wages, employees at a specific …
Due to hard work and low wages, employees at a specific company want to strike against their contract. Best of all, all of these employees have the union behind them. They are all ready for change in more ways than one. However, a young man in the factory does not want to join the strike. He does not believe it is the right thing to do, and he loves his job. This puts this young man face to face with coworkers who want to punch his face in because he does not want to join the strike. At all times, this young man is prepared to stand his ground.
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Moment of Danger
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MovieJan 26, 1960

Moment of Danger

A jewel thief pulls off a big heist, stabs his partner in crime in …
A jewel thief pulls off a big heist, stabs his partner in crime in the back, dumps his girlfriend and goes on the run with the loot. The ex-partner and the girlfriend team up to go after him.
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1959
Model for Murder
MovieFeb 1, 1959

Model for Murder

Model for Murder released.
One Step Beyond
TV ShowJan 20, 1959

One Step Beyond

Alcoa Presents: One Step Beyond (also known as One Step …
Alcoa Presents: One Step Beyond (also known as One Step Beyond) was an American anthology series created by Merwin Gerard. The original series was broadcast for three seasons by the American Broadcasting Company (ABC) from January 1959 to July 1961.
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Operation Amsterdam
MovieJan 12, 1959

Operation Amsterdam

Operation Amsterdam is a 1959 British action film, directed by …
Operation Amsterdam is a 1959 British action film, directed by Michael McCarthy, and featuring Peter Finch, Eva Bartok and Tony Britton. It is based on a true story as described in the book Adventure in Diamonds, by David E Walker. The action of the story covers a few days in May 1940 when the Germans invaded the Netherlands. The composer Philip Green composed two original pieces of music for the film, the Pierement Waltz and the Amsterdam Polka.
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1958
The Man Upstairs
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MovieSep 30, 1958

The Man Upstairs

John Wilson is troubled with pain and and an inability to sleep. …
John Wilson is troubled with pain and and an inability to sleep. He tries to light the gas-fire and seeks help from another lodger, artist Nicholas, who is spending the night with his model...
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The Man Inside
MovieSep 7, 1958

The Man Inside

An English bookkeeper (Nigel Patrick) who works for a …
An English bookkeeper (Nigel Patrick) who works for a jeweler steals a priceless jewel, and kills a man in the process. He flees to the continent and embarks on the life of his dreams; spending lavishly and pursuing women (including Anita Ekberg). A detective (Jack Palance) tracking him soon discovers that he's not the only one looking for him and begins to suspect there's more to the case than just an ordinary jewel theft.
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Law and Disorder
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MovieJun 10, 1958

Law and Disorder

A British petty criminal lies to his son about his frequent prison …
A British petty criminal lies to his son about his frequent prison terms by inventing honorable plausible explanations for his absences from home but things get complicated when his son becomes a judge's assistant.
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Tank Force
MovieApr 22, 1958

Tank Force

Daniel Thatcher is an American sergeant serving with a …
Daniel Thatcher is an American sergeant serving with a British tank corps in North Africa. He and most of his unit are captured by the Germans, who learn his identity as a man who once tried to assassinate Josef Goebbels, Hitler's right-hand man. Thatcher's wife was killed in the concentration camps, and now, after his failed attempt to kill the Nazi leader, Thatcher is a real prize for his captors. But Thatcher prefers not to go back to Germany as a prize, so he leads his fellow tankers in an escape attempt.
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1957
High Flight
MovieSep 12, 1957

High Flight

High Flight is a 1957, CinemaScope, British, cold …
High Flight is a 1957, CinemaScope, British, cold war drama film in Technicolor, directed by John Gilling and featuring Ray Milland, Bernard Lee and Leslie Phillips. High Flight was filmed with the co-operation of the Royal Air Force (RAF). The title of the film was derived from the poem of the same name by Pilot Officer John Gillespie Magee, Jr., an American aviator who flew for the Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) and lost his life in 1941 over RAF Cranwell, where much of the film was shot.
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Bitter Victory
MovieAug 28, 1957

Bitter Victory

A Commander receives a citation for an attack on General …
A Commander receives a citation for an attack on General Erwin Rommel's headquarters, which is actually undeserved, as the Commander is unfit for his job. On top of that, unbeknownst to him, his wife is having an affair with one of his officers.
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Let's Be Happy
MovieMay 8, 1957

Let's Be Happy

Let's Be Happy is a Technicolor 1957 British musical film …
Let's Be Happy is a Technicolor 1957 British musical film starring Tony Martin and Vera-Ellen and directed by Henry Levin. It was written by Dorothy Cooper and Diana Morgan in CinemaScope. This film was an updated remake of Jeannie (1941), starring Barbara Mullen, which itself was based on the stage play Jeannie by Aimée Stuart.
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Interpol
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MovieApr 2, 1957

Interpol

U.S. narcotics agent Charles Sturgis trails international …
U.S. narcotics agent Charles Sturgis trails international dope smuggler Frank McNally by following his reluctant accomplice, Gina Broger, through the "pickup alleys" of New York, London, Lisbon, Rome, Naples and Athens. When Gina is finally arrested by Interpol, she helps Sturgis trace McNally and his $3,000,000 consignment back to New York.
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Yangtse Incident: The Story of H.M.S. Amethyst
MovieApr 1, 1957

Yangtse Incident: The Story of H.M.S. A…

In 1949, during the Chinese …
In 1949, during the Chinese Civil War, British warship H.M.S. Amethyst sails up the Yangtse river but on the return trip finds its way blocked by a barrage fire from the Communist Chinese shore batteries.
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1955
Touch and Go
MovieOct 3, 1955

Touch and Go

When Jim Fletcher is told by his firm, that his new furniture …
When Jim Fletcher is told by his firm, that his new furniture designs, are not in keeping with the firms image. he threatens to resign, and decides to uproot his family, and emigrate to Australia. but his problems are only just beginning.
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1954
Walt Disney anthology television series
TV ShowOct 27, 1954

Walt Disney anthology television series

Walt Disney Productions …
Walt Disney Productions (later The Walt Disney Company) has produced an anthology television series under several different titles since 1954. The original version of the series premiered on ABC on Wednesday, October 27, 1954. The show was broadcast weekly on one of the Big Three television networks until 1990, a 36-year span with only a two-year hiatus in 1984-85. The series was broadcast on Sunday for 25 of those years. From 1991 until 1997, the series aired infrequently.
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1918
Alfred Burke
BirthFebruary 1918

Alfred Burke

Alfred Burke was born.
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