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3rd Academy Awards

The 3rd Academy Awards were awarded to films completed and screened released between August 1, 1929, and July 31, 1930, by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. [1]

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Academy Award for Best Actor

The Academy Award for Best Actor is an award presented annually by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS).

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Academy Award for Best Actress

The Academy Award for Best Actress is an award presented annually by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS).

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Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay

The Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay is one of the Academy Awards, the most prominent film awards in the United States.

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Academy Award for Best Cinematography

The Academy Award for Best Cinematography is an Academy Award awarded each year to a cinematographer for work in one particular motion picture.

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Academy Award for Best Directing

The Academy Award for Best Directing, usually known as the Best Director Oscar, is one of the Awards of Merit presented by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) to directors working in the motion picture industry.

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Academy Award for Best Picture

The Academy Award for Best Picture is one of the Academy Awards of Merit presented annually since the awards debuted in 1929, by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) to producers working in the film industry and is the only category in which every member is eligible to submit a nomination.

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Academy Award for Best Production Design

The Academy Awards are the oldest awards ceremony for achievements in motion pictures.

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Academy Award for Best Sound

The Academy Award for Best Sound Mixing is an Academy Award that recognizes the finest or most euphonic sound mixing or recording, and is generally awarded to the production sound mixers and re-recording mixers of the winning film.

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Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) is a professional honorary organization dedicated to the advancement of the arts and sciences of motion pictures.

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All Quiet on the Western Front (1930 film)

All Quiet on the Western Front is a 1930 American epic Pre-Code war film based on the Erich Maria Remarque novel of the same name.

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Ambassador Hotel (Los Angeles)

The Ambassador Hotel was a hotel in Los Angeles, California, and location of the Cocoanut Grove nightclub until it was demolished in 2005.

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Anna Christie (1930 English-language film)

Anna Christie is a 1930 MGM Pre-Code drama film adaptation of the 1922 play of the same name by Eugene O'Neill.

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Arthur Edeson

Arthur Edeson, A.S.C. (October 24, 1891 – February 14, 1970) was a film cinematographer, born in New York City.

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Bulldog Drummond (1929 film)

Bulldog Drummond is a 1929 American Pre-Code crime film in which Hugh "Bulldog" Drummond helps a beautiful young woman in distress.

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Carl Laemmle, Jr.

Carl Laemmle, Jr. (April 28, 1908 – September 24, 1979) was an American businessman and heir of Carl Laemmle, who had founded Universal Studios.

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Clarence Brown

Clarence Leon Brown (May 10, 1890 – August 17, 1987) was an American film director.

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Condemned (film)

Condemned is a 1929 American black and white Pre-Code melodrama, directed by Wesley Ruggles, and starring Ronald Colman, Ann Harding, Dudley Digges, Louis Wolheim, William Elmer, and Wilhelm von Brincken.

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Conrad Nagel

Conrad Nagel (&ndash) was an American screen actor and matinee idol of the silent film era and beyond.

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Darryl F. Zanuck

Darryl Francis Zanuck (September 5, 1902December 22, 1979) was an American film producer and studio executive; he earlier contributed stories for films starting in the silent era.

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Del Andrews

Del Andrews (1894 – 1942), born Udell Endrows, was a Hollywood writer/director in the 1920s.

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Disraeli (1929 film)

Disraeli is a 1929 American historical film directed by Alfred E. Green, released by Warner Bros. Pictures, Inc., and adapted by Julien Josephson and De Leon Anthony from the 1911 play Disraeli by Louis N. Parker.

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Douglas Shearer

Douglas G. Shearer (November 17, 1899 – January 5, 1971) was a Canadian American pioneer sound designer and recording director who played a key role in the advancement of sound technology for motion pictures.

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Ernst Lubitsch

Ernst Lubitsch (January 29, 1892November 30, 1947) was a German American film director, producer, writer, and actor.

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Frances Marion

Frances Marion (November 18, 1888Beauchamp. 1997 – May 12, 1973) was an American journalist, author, film director and screenwriter often cited as the most renowned female screenwriter of the 20th century alongside June Mathis and Anita Loos.

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Franklin Hansen

Franklin Hansen (May 2, 1897 – January 13, 1982) was an American sound engineer.

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George Abbott

George Francis Abbott (June 25, 1887 – January 31, 1995) was an American theater producer and director, playwright, screenwriter, and film director and producer whose career spanned more than nine decades.

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George Arliss

George Arliss (10 April 1868 – 5 February 1946) was an English actor, author, playwright and filmmaker who found success in the United States.

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George Groves (sound engineer)

George Robert Groves (13 December 1901 – 4 September 1976) was a film sound pioneer who played a significant role in developing the technology that brought sound to the silent screen.

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Gloria Swanson

Gloria May Josephine Swanson (March 27, 1899 – April 4, 1985) was an American actress, singer, and producer perhaps best known for her role as Norma Desmond, a reclusive silent film star, in the critically acclaimed 1950 film, Sunset Boulevard.

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Greta Garbo

Greta Garbo (born Greta Lovisa Gustafsson (18 September 1905 – 15 April 1990) was a Swedish film actress and an international star and icon during Hollywood's silent and classic periods. Garbo was nominated three times for the Academy Award for Best Actress and received an honorary one in 1954 for her "luminous and unforgettable screen performances." She also won the New York Film Critics Circle Award for Best Actress for both Anna Karenina (1935) and Camille (1936). In 1999, the American Film Institute ranked Garbo fifth on their list of greatest female stars of all time, after Katharine Hepburn, Bette Davis, Audrey Hepburn, and Ingrid Bergman. Garbo launched her career with a secondary role in the 1924 Swedish film The Saga of Gosta Berling. Her performance caught the attention of Louis B. Mayer, chief executive of Metro Goldwyn Mayer (MGM), who brought her to Hollywood in 1925. She immediately stirred interest with her first silent film, Torrent, released in 1926; a year later, her performance in Flesh and the Devil, her third movie, made her an international star. Garbo's first talking film was Anna Christie (1930). MGM marketers enticed the public with the catch-phrase "Garbo talks!" That same year she starred in Romance. For her performances in these films she received the first of three Academy Award nominations for Best Actress. (Academy rules at the time allowed for a performer to receive a single nomination for their work in more than one film.) In 1932, her popularity allowed her to dictate the terms of her contract and she became increasingly selective about her roles. Her success continued in films such as Mata Hari (1931) and Grand Hotel (1932). Many critics and film historians consider her performance as the doomed courtesan Marguerite Gautier in Camille (1936) to be her finest. The role gained her a second Academy Award nomination. Garbo's career soon declined, however, and she was one of the many stars labeled "Box Office Poison" in 1938. Her career revived upon her turn to comedy in Ninotchka (1939), which earned her a third Academy Award nomination, but after the failure of Two-Faced Woman (1941), she retired from the screen, at the age of 35, after acting in twenty-eight films. Although she was offered many opportunities to return to the screen, she declined all of them. Instead, she lived a private life, shunning publicity. Garbo never married, had no children and lived alone as an adult. She was something of an art collector and her art collection was worth millions at the time of her death.

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Hallelujah! (film)

Hallelujah is a 1929 American Pre-Code Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer musical directed by King Vidor, and starring Daniel L. Haynes and Nina Mae McKinney.

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Hans Dreier

Hans Dreier (August 21, 1885 – October 24, 1966) was a film art director.

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Harry Perry (cinematographer)

Harry Perry (May 2, 1888 – February 9, 1985) was an American cinematographer who was nominated for an Academy Award at the 3rd Academy Awards for Best Cinematography for the film Hell's Angels along with Tony Gaudio.

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Hell's Angels (film)

Hell's Angels is a 1930 American war film, directed and produced by Howard Hughes and starring Ben Lyon, James Hall and Jean Harlow.

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Herman Rosse

Hermann Rosse (1 January 1887 – 13 April 1965) was a Dutch-born American art director.

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Howard Estabrook

Howard Estabrook (July 11, 1884 – July 16, 1978) was an American actor, film director and producer, and screenwriter.

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Irving Thalberg

Irving Grant Thalberg (May 30, 1899 – September 14, 1936) was an American film producer during the early years of motion pictures.

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Jack L. Warner

Jack Leonard "J.

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Jack Okey

John Clark "Jack" Okey (June 3, 1889 – January 8, 1963) was an American art director.

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John Meehan (screenwriter)

John Meehan (May 8, 1890 – November 12, 1954) was a Canadian screenwriter.

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John Tribby

John Tribby (October 30, 1903 – February 1983) was an American sound engineer.

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Joseph T. Rucker

Joseph T. Rucker (January 1, 1887 – October 21, 1957) was an American cinematographer who won the Academy Award at the 3rd Academy Awards for Best Cinematography for the film With Byrd at the South Pole.

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Julien Josephson

Julien Josephson (October 24, 1881 – April 14, 1959) was an American motion picture screenwriter.

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King of Jazz

King of Jazz is a 1930 American color film starring Paul Whiteman and His Orchestra.

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King Vidor

King Wallis Vidor (February 8, 1894 – November 1, 1982) was an American film director, film producer, and screenwriter whose career spanned nearly seven decades.

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Lawrence Tibbett

Lawrence Mervil Tibbett (November 16, 1896 – July 15, 1960) was a famous American opera singer and recording artist who also performed as a film actor and radio personality.

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Lewis Milestone

Lewis Milestone (born Leib Milstein; September 30, 1895 – September 25, 1980) was a Moldovan-born American motion picture director.

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Los Angeles

Los Angeles, officially the City of Los Angeles and often known by its initials L.A., is the second-largest city in the United States, the most populous city in the U.S. state of California, and the county seat of Los Angeles County.

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Maurice Chevalier

Maurice Auguste Chevalier (September 12, 1888 – January 1, 1972) was a French actor, Cabaret singer and entertainer.

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Maxwell Anderson

James Maxwell Anderson (December 15, 1888 – February 28, 1959) was an American playwright, author, poet, journalist and lyricist.

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Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer

Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios, Inc. (abbreviated MGM, also known as Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, or simply Metro) is an American media company, involved primarily in the production and distribution of feature films and television programs.

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Nancy Carroll

Nancy Carroll (November 19, 1903 – August 6, 1965) was an American actress.

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Norma Shearer

Edith Norma Shearer (August 10, 1902 – June 12, 1983) was a Canadian-American actress, and a major Hollywood star from 1925 through 1942.

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Oscar Lagerstrom

Oscar Lagerstrom (November 19, 1890 – July 30, 1974) was an American sound engineer.

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Paramount Pictures

Paramount Pictures Corporation (commonly known as Paramount Studios or simply Paramount, and formerly known as Famous Players-Lasky Corporation) is a film studio, television production company and motion picture distributor, consistently ranked as one of the "Big Six" film studios of Hollywood.

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Raffles (1930 film)

Raffles is a 1930 American Pre-Code comedy-mystery film produced by Samuel Goldwyn.

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Robert Z. Leonard

Robert Zigler Leonard (October 7, 1889 – August 27, 1968) was an American film director, actor, producer and screenwriter.

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Romance (1930 film)

Romance is a 1930 American Pre-Code film directed by Clarence Brown, starring Greta Garbo, Lewis Stone, and Gavin Gordon.

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Ronald Colman

Ronald Charles Colman (9 February 1891 – 19 May 1958) was an English actor, popular during the 1930s and 1940s.

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Ruth Chatterton

Ruth Chatterton (December 24, 1892 – November 24, 1961) was an American stage, film and television actress.

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Sally (1929 film)

Sally (1929) is the fourth all talking all-color feature movie ever made (the first was On with the Show 1929).

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Sarah and Son

Sarah and Son is a 1930 Pre-Code American drama film which tells the story of a woman who searches for the son that her abusive husband sold to a wealthy family.

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Song of the Flame

Song of the Flame (1930) is an all-talking pre-code musical operetta film photographed entirely in Technicolor.

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Street of Chance (1930 film)

Street of Chance is a 1930 American Pre-Code film directed by John Cromwell and starring William Powell, Jean Arthur, Kay Francis and Regis Toomey.

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The Big House (1930 film)

The Big House is a 1930 American Pre-Code crime drama film directed by George Hill and released by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.

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The Big Pond

The Big Pond is a 1930 American romantic comedy film based on a 1928 play of the same name by George Middleton and A.E. Thomas.

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The Case of Sergeant Grischa (film)

The Case of Sergeant Grischa is a 1930 American drama film directed by Herbert Brenon, based on the German novel of the same name by Arnold Zweig.

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The Devil's Holiday

The Devil's Holiday is a 1930 American Pre-Code film starring Nancy Carroll, Phillips Holmes, ZaSu Pitts, James Kirkwood, Sr., Hobart Bosworth, and Ned Sparks, and released by Paramount Pictures.

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The Divorcee

The Divorcee is a 1930 American Pre-Code drama film written by Nick Grindé, John Meehan and Zelda Sears, based on the novel Ex-Wife by Ursula Parrott.

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The Green Goddess (1930 film)

The Green Goddess is a 1930 American Pre-Code film directed by Alfred E. Green.

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The Love Parade

The Love Parade is a 1929 American Pre-Code musical comedy film about the marital difficulties of Queen Louise of Sylvania (Jeanette MacDonald) and her consort, Count Alfred Renard (Maurice Chevalier).

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The Rogue Song

The Rogue Song is a 1930 romantic musical film which tells the story of a Russian bandit who falls in love with a princess, but takes his revenge on her when her brother rapes and kills his sister.

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The Trespasser

The Trespasser is a 1929 American film directed and written by Edmund Goulding, starring Gloria Swanson, Robert Ames, Purnell Pratt, Henry B. Walthall, and Wally Albright.

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The Vagabond King (1930 film)

The Vagabond King is a 1930 American musical operetta film photographed entirely in two-color Technicolor.

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Their Own Desire

Their Own Desire is a 1929 American Pre-Code romantic drama film starring Norma Shearer, Belle Bennett, Lewis Stone, Robert Montgomery, and Helene Millard.

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Tony Gaudio

Tony Gaudio, A.S.C. (20 November 1883 - 10 August 1951) was an Italian American cinematographer and the first to create a montage sequence for a film.

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Universal Studios

Universal Studios Inc. (also known as Universal Pictures), is an American film studio, owned by Comcast through its wholly owned subsidiary NBCUniversal,Lieberman, David.

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Victor Milner

Victor Milner, A.S.C. (December 15, 1893 – October 29, 1972) (sometimes Victor Miller) was an American cinematographer.

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Wallace Beery

Wallace Fitzgerald Beery (April 1, 1885 – April 15, 1949) was an American film actor.

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Warner Bros.

Warner Bros.

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Willard Van der Veer

Willard Van der Veer (August 23, 1894 – June 16, 1963) was an American cinematographer who won an Academy Award at the 3rd Academy Awards for Best Cinematography for the film With Byrd at the South Pole with Joseph T. Rucker.

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William Cameron Menzies

William Cameron Menzies (July 29, 1896March 5, 1957) was an American film production designer (a job title he invented) and art director who also worked as a director, producer, and screenwriter during a career spanning five decades.

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William H. Daniels

William H. Daniels, A.S.C. (December 1, 1901 – June 14, 1970) was a film cinematographer who was Greta Garbo's personal lensman.

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With Byrd at the South Pole

With Byrd at the South Pole (1930) is a documentary film about Rear Admiral Richard E. Byrd and his 1st quest to the South Pole beginning at the Little America-Exploration Base.

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1929 in film

In the year of 1929, there are many significant films.

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1930 in film

The following is an overview of 1930 in film, including significant events, a list of films released and notable births and deaths.

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1st Academy Awards

The 1st Academy Awards ceremony, presented by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS), honored the best films of 1927 and 1928 and took place on May 16, 1929, at a private dinner held at the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel in Los Angeles, California.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/3rd_Academy_Awards

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