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Edmund Purdom

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Deceased 01 January 2009
Birthday 19 December 1924
ID Imdb: nm0700803
Also known as :

Edmund Anthony Cutlar Purdom

Edmond Purdom

Edmund Purdon

Real name : Edmund Anthony Cutlar Purdom

Alive :   No

Birthday Edmund Purdom: 1924.12.19

Edmund Purdom occupation actor

Edmund Anthony Cutlar Purdom (19 December 1924 – 1 January 2009) was an English actor, voice artist, and director. He worked first on stage in Britain, performing various works by Shakespeare, then la...ter in America on Broadway, until making his way to Hollywood, and eventually spent the remainder of his life appearing in Italian cinema. He is perhaps best known for his starring role in 1954's historical epic The Egyptian. By taking over important roles exited by Mario Lanza and Marlon Brando, Purdom was known by the mid-1950s as "The Replacement Star". Between the 1970s and 90s, he was a regular in European genre cinema, working with directors like Juan Piquer Simón, Joe D'Amato, Sergio Martino, Ruggero Deodato.


Filmography Edmund Purdom

Movies with Edmund Purdom

Edmund Purdom in movies (73)

Movie - The Knights of the Quest (2001)

Ugo di Clarendon

  Release date : 2001-01-01   Language italian language
  Original title : I cavalieri che fecero l'impresa

Main Actors :

Tom Baker The Doctor Tim Bentinck The Doctor (body double) Victoria Burgoyne Clare Keightley


Movie - A Bear Called Arthur (1992)

  Release date : 1992-02-14   Language italian language
  Original title : Un orso chiamato Arturo

A composer rushing to meet a deadline meets a beautiful woman who says...

Main Actors :

George Segal Billy Carol Alt Alice Doris von Thury Billy's wife


Movie - The Rift (1990)

CEO Steensland

  Release date : 1990-03-09   Language english language
  Original title : The Rift

An experimental submarine, the "Siren II", with a very experienced cre...

Main Actors :

Jack Scalia Wick Hayes R. Lee Ermey Captain Phillips Ray Wise Robbins


Movie - Don Bosco (1988)

Urbano Rattazzi

  Release date : 1988-01-31   Language italian language
  Original title : Don Bosco

Main Actors :

Ben Gazzara Don Giovanni Bosco Patsy Kensit Lina Karl Zinny Giuseppe


Movie - The Assisi Underground (1985)

Cardinal Della Costa

  Release date : 1985-05-03   Language english language
  Original title : The Assisi Underground

This film sheds light on the role of the Catholic Church and the peopl...

Main Actors :

Ben Cross Padre Rufino James Mason Bishop Nicolini Irene Papas Mother Giuseppina


Movie - Killer vs Killers (1985)

His Excelency

  Release date : 1985-01-01   Language italian language
  Original title : Killer contro killers

A businessman recruits some thieves to steal a valuable chemical formu...

Main Actors :

Henry Silva Sterling Edmund Purdom His Excelency Dalila Di Lazzaro Cherry


Movie - Fracchia Against Dracula (1985)

Conte Vlad

  Release date : 1985-12-20   Language italian language
  Original title : Fracchia contro Dracula

Fracchia is desperate: he has to sell a house within three days, or ot...

Main Actors :

Paolo Villaggio Giandomenico Fracchia Gigi Reder Rag. Filini Edmund Purdom Conte Vlad


Movie - Don't Open Till Christmas (1984)

Inspector Ian Harris

  Release date : 1984-12-07   Language english language
  Original title : Don't Open Till Christmas

Somebody with very little Christmas spirit is killing anyone in a Sant...

Main Actors :

Edmund Purdom Inspector Ian Harris Belinda Mayne Kate Briosky Mark Jones Detective Sergeant Powell


Movie - Champagne in paradiso (1983)

  Release date : 1983-07-28   Language italian language
  Original title : Champagne in paradiso

Main Actors :

Albano Romina Power Francesca Romana Coluzzi


Movie - The Scarlet and the Black (1983)

  Release date : 1983-02-02   Language english language
  Original title : The Scarlet and the Black

Fr. Hugh O'Flaherty is a Vatican official in 1943-45 who has been hidi...

Main Actors :

Gregory Peck Monsignor Hugh O'Flaherty Christopher Plummer Col. Herbert Kappler Kenneth Colley Capt. Hirsch


Movie - Amok (1983)

  Release date : 1983-04-01   Language french language
  Original title : Amok

Amok deals with the apartheid system in South Africa. It sheds light o...

Main Actors :

Robert Liensol Miriam Makeba Douta Seck


Movie - 2019: After the Fall of New York (1983)

Pan American Confederacy President

  Release date : 1983-07-22   Language english language
  Original title : 2019 - Dopo la caduta di New York

After a nuclear war, society breaks down into two groups, the evil Eur...

Main Actors :

Michael Sopkiw Parsifal Valentine Monnier Giara Anna Kanakis Ania


Movie - Ator, the Fighting Eagle (1982)

Griba

  Release date : 1982-10-07   Language italian language
  Original title : Ator l'invincibile

The son of Torren learns of his heritage, goes to avenge the deaths of...

Main Actors :

Miles O'Keeffe Ator Sabrina Siani Roon Ritza Brown Sunya


Movie - Invaders of the Lost Gold (1982)

Rex Larson

  Release date : 1982-09-20   Language english language
  Original title : Horror Safari

A group of Japanese WWII soldiers transporting a gold shipment are cap...

Main Actors :

Stuart Whitman Mark Forrest Edmund Purdom Rex Larson Woody Strode Cal


Movie - Pieces (1982)

The Dean

  Release date : 1982-08-23   Language english language
  Original title : Mil gritos tiene la noche

A frustrated Boston detective searches for the maniac responsible for ...

Main Actors :

Christopher George Det. Lt. Bracken Lynda Day George Mary Riggs Frank Braña Det. Sgt. Holden


Movie - Monster Hunter (1981)

Father

  Release date : 1981-10-01   Language italian language
  Original title : Rosso sangue

A priest-doctor chasing a man with supernatural regenerative abilities...

Main Actors :

George Eastman Mikos Stenopolis Annie Belle Emily Charles Borromel Sgt. Ben Engleman


Movie - Deep Thoughts (1980)

The Pianist

  Release date : 1980-01-01   Language italian language
  Original title : Pensieri Morbosi

Main Actors :

Jean-Pierre Armand (as J.P. Armand) Raf Baldassarre History Professor Guy Bonnafoux


Movie - Sophia Loren: Her Own Story (1980)

Vittorio de Sica

  Release date : 1980-10-26   Language english language
  Original title : Sophia Loren: Her Own Story

Dramatization of the life of Italian actress Sophia Loren who plays he...

Main Actors :

Sophia Loren Sophia / Romilda Villani Armand Assante Riccardo Scicolone John Gavin Cary Grant


Movie - L'altra donna (1980)

Phillip

  Release date : 1980-01-01   Language english language
  Original title : L'altra donna

Wealthy woman and her Ethiopian maid form a friendship....

Main Actors :

Francesca De Sapio Olga Fantu Mengasha Regina Edmund Purdom Phillip


Movie - The Concorde Affair (1979)

Danker

  Release date : 1979-03-23   Language english language
  Original title : Concorde Affaire '79

A reporter tries to stop the crash of an aircraft after uncovering an ...

Main Actors :

James Franciscus Moses Brody Mimsy Farmer Jean Beneyton Venantino Venantini Forsythe


Movie - The New Godfathers (1979)

Secret Service Chief

  Release date : 1979-08-24   Language italian language
  Original title : I contrabbandieri di Santa Lucia

A revolution in Iran halts a heroin shipment, but an alliance of crime...

Main Actors :

Mario Merola Don Francesco Antiero Antonio Sabàto Don Michele Vizzini Gianni Garko Capitano Ivano Radovich


Movie - Lo scoiattolo (1979)

Robert Sincap

  Release date : 1979-10-01   Language italian language
  Original title : Lo scoiattolo

Main Actors :

Bulut Aras Murat Edmund Purdom Robert Sincap Karin Schubert


Movie - Rulers of the City (1976)

Luigi Cherico

  Release date : 1976-12-03   Language italian language
  Original title : I padroni della città

Tony, a mob loan collector, is dissatisfied with his station in life. ...

Main Actors :

Jack Palance Scarface' Manzari Al Cliver Rick Harry Baer Tony


Movie - Big Pot (1976)

  Release date : 1976-06-15   Language italian language
  Original title : Il colpaccio

Eurocrime/Poliziotteschi movie from 1976...

Main Actors :

Al Cliver Carole André Claudine Auger


Movie - Povero Cristo (1976)

Man in Tuxedo

  Release date : 1976-01-03   Language italian language
  Original title : Poverto Cristo

A Fantasy film....

Main Actors :

Mino Reitano Giorgio Cavero Rosemary Dexter Mara Raoul Grassilli Petra


Movie - The Night Child (1975)

Doctor

  Release date : 1975-04-22   Language italian language
  Original title : Il medaglione insanguinato (Perche?!)

The titular medallion is a gift presented to young Nicole Elmi. Once t...

Main Actors :

Richard Johnson Michael Williams Joanna Cassidy Joanna Morgan Ida Galli Jill Perkins


Movie - Frankenstein's Castle of Freaks (1974)

Prefect Ewing

  Release date : 1974-02-19   Language italian language
  Original title : Il castello delle donne maledette

Brazzi plays mad Dr. Frankenstein, Dunn is an evil dwarf and Lugosi (n...

Main Actors :

Rossano Brazzi Count Frankenstein Michael Dunn Genz Edmund Purdom Prefect Ewing


Movie - Les Suspects (1974)

  Release date : 1974-11-27   Language french language
  Original title : Les Suspects

No overview found....

Main Actors :

Mimsy Farmer Candice Strasberg Paul Meurisse Laurent Kirchner Michel Bouquet Procureur Delarue


Movie - Fifteen Year Old Captain (1974)

Admiral Marlowe

  Release date : 1974-07-07   Language spanish language
  Original title : Un capitán de quince años

Dick Sand travels aboard the "Pilgrim" when, following dramatic events...

Main Actors :

José Manuel Marcos Dick Sand Edmund Purdom Admiral Marlowe Marc Cassot Captain Hull


Movie - The Big Family (1973)

Giovanni Lutture

  Release date : 1973-03-03   Language italian language
  Original title : L'onorata famiglia

Two mafia bosses, Don Antonio Marchesi and Don Peppino Scalise, battle...

Main Actors :

Raymond Pellegrin Don Peppino Scalise Simonetta Stefanelli Mrs. Vitale Giancarlo Prete Commissario La Manna


Movie - The Sinister Eyes of Dr. Orloff (1973)

Inspector Crosby (as Edmond Purdom)

  Release date : 1973-01-01   Language spanish language
  Original title : Los ojos siniestros del doctor Orloff

Amid the craggy, dusty hills of southern France (or is it northern Spa...

Main Actors :

William Berger Dr. Orloff Montserrat Prous Melissa Comfort Edmund Purdom Inspector Crosby (as Edmond Pu


Movie - From the Archives of the Criminal Police (1973)

  Release date : 1973-12-18   Language italian language
  Original title : Dagli archivi della polizia criminale

A corrupt cop steals evidence of a Mafia drug ring with plans to sell ...

Main Actors :

Edmund Purdom Cleofe Del Cile Sergio Ciani


Movie - Karzan, Jungle Lord (1972)

Lord Carter (voice) (uncredited)

  Release date : 1972-02-19   Language italian language
  Original title : Karzan, il favoloso uomo della jungla

Financed by Lord Carter and led by Captain Fox, an expedition is mount...

Main Actors :

Armando Bottin Karzan (as Johnny Kissmuller J Simonetta Vitelli Shiran (as Simone Blondel) Ettore Manni Mr. Fox


Movie - Wages of Sin (1971)

Narrator

  Release date : 1971-07-14   Language italian language
  Original title : Mille peccati.... nessuna virtù

Documentary that analyzes sexuality during it's so-called "revolution"...


Movie - Blackie the Pirate (1971)

The Viceroy

  Release date : 1971-03-12   Language italian language
  Original title : Il corsaro nero

Rivaling Pirates and Spanish gold are the ingredients for this story. ...

Main Actors :

Terence Hill Blackie Bud Spencer Skull Silvia Monti Isabel de Mendoza y Laguna


Movie - The Fifth Cord (1971)

Edouard Vermont

  Release date : 1971-08-17   Language italian language
  Original title : Giornata nera per l'ariete

A hard-drinking newspaperman gets involved in a string of brutal murde...

Main Actors :

Franco Nero Andrea Bild Silvia Monti Helene Wolfgang Preiss Police inspector


Movie - Thomas and the Bewitched (1970)

Marcus

  Release date : 1970-09-28   Language italian language
  Original title : Thomas e gli indemoniati

Main Actors :

Edmund Purdom Marcus Anita Sanders Giorgia Bob Tonelli Bob


Movie - Naked and Violent (1970)

Narrator (voice): English version

  Release date : 1970-07-29   Language italian language
  Original title : America così nuda, così violenta

Cult director Sergio Martino, during the most glorious mondo years, de...

Main Actors :

Guido Gerosa Commentary Gianfranco Vene Commentary Edmund Purdom Voice: narration: English vers


Movie - Chrysanthemums for a Bunch of Swine (1968)

Padre

  Release date : 1968-01-01   Language italian language
  Original title : Crisantemi per un branco di carogne

A bandit kidnaps the belle of a village and hides with her and his gan...

Main Actors :

Edmund Purdom Padre Gianni Manera Malo Marilena Possenti


Movie - Piluk, the Timid One (1968)

Piluk

  Release date : 1968-03-07   Language italian language
  Original title : Giurò... e li uccise ad uno ad uno

A sheriff is killed by the leader of the local bad guys, and the fathe...

Main Actors :

Edmund Purdom Piluk Luigi Barbieri Dr. Lukas Bruno Piergentili Roy Mason


Movie - Los cuatreros (1965)

Tom Jameson / Jim James

  Release date : 1965-05-24   Language spanish language
  Original title : Los cuatreros

A band of fierce rustlers is ravaging the region of Las Cruces. Appear...

Main Actors :

Edmund Purdom Tom Jameson Frank Latimore Ladd Fernando Sancho Sancho


Movie - The Last Ride to Santa Cruz (1964)

Sheriff Kelly

  Release date : 1964-03-28   Language german language
  Original title : Der letzte Ritt nach Santa Cruz

A former sheriff begins to persecute the gang led by Pedro Ortiz, afte...

Main Actors :

Edmund Purdom Sheriff Kelly Mario Adorf Pedro Ortiz Marianne Koch Elizabeth Kelly


Movie - The Beauty Jungle (1964)

Rex Carrick

  Release date : 1964-08-25   Language english language
  Original title : The Beauty Jungle

A Bristol typist joins the world of beauty contests....

Main Actors :

Janette Scott Shirley Ian Hendry Don Ronald Fraser Walter Carey


Movie - The Yellow Rolls-Royce (1964)

Fane

  Release date : 1964-12-31   Language english language
  Original title : The Yellow Rolls-Royce

One Rolls-Royce belongs to three vastly different owners, starting wit...

Main Actors :

Ingrid Bergman Gerda Millett Rex Harrison Lord Charles Frinton - The Mar Shirley MacLaine Mae Jenkins


Movie - Heroes of Fort Worth (1964)

Major 'Sugar' Patterson

  Release date : 1964-12-17   Language italian language
  Original title : Gli eroi di Fort Worth

During the War of Independence, a group of Southern soldiers form an a...

Main Actors :

Edmund Purdom Major 'Sugar' Patterson Paul Piaget Major Sam Allison / Sam Shane Ida Galli Nelly Bonnet


Movie - The Comedy Man (1964)

Julian Baxter

  Release date : 1964-09-03   Language english language
  Original title : The Comedy Man

A middle-aged stock actor goes to London to try the big time. After mu...

Main Actors :

Kenneth More Chick Byrd Cecil Parker Thomas Rutherford Dennis Price Tommy Morris


Movie - Lafayette (1962)

Silas Deane

  Release date : 1962-02-14   Language french language
  Original title : La Fayette

Main Actors :

Pascale Audret Adrienne de La Fayette Jack Hawkins General Cornwallis Michel Le Royer La Fayette


Movie - Nefertiti, Queen of the Nile (1961)

Tumos

  Release date : 1961-09-20   Language italian language
  Original title : Nefertiti, regina del Nilo

Chronicles the rise and fall of the woman who eventually became known ...

Main Actors :

Jeanne Crain Nefertiti Vincent Price Benakon Edmund Purdom Tumos


Movie - The Last of the Vikings (1961)

King Sveno

  Release date : 1961-02-08   Language italian language
  Original title : L'ultimo dei Vikinghi

In this historical drama, a Viking prince returns to his homeland only...

Main Actors :

Cameron Mitchell Harald Edmund Purdom King Sveno Isabelle Corey Hilde


Movie - White Slave Ship (1961)

Dr. Bradley

  Release date : 1961-12-01   Language italian language
  Original title : L'ammutinamento

The Albatross travels from England to the New World in 1675, with a nu...

Main Actors :

Pier Angeli Polly Edmund Purdom Dr. Bradley Armand Mestral Calico Jack


Movie - Suleiman the Conqueror (1961)

Ibrahim Pascià

  Release date : 1961-12-07   Language italian language
  Original title : Solimano il conquistatore

Historical film, telling the story of Turkish Sultan Suleiman's attemp...

Main Actors :

Edmund Purdom Ibrahim Pascià Giorgia Moll Vesna Orlovich Alberto Farnese Gaspard


Movie - The Cossacks (1960)

  Release date : 1960-02-04   Language italian language
  Original title : I cosacchi

Main Actors :

Edmund Purdom John Drew Barrymore Giorgia Moll


Movie - Moment of Danger (1960)

Peter Carran

  Release date : 1960-01-26   Language english language
  Original title : Moment of Danger

Having been coerced unto helping a criminal pull off a jewellery theft...

Main Actors :

Trevor Howard John Bain Dorothy Dandridge Gianna Edmund Purdom Peter Carran


Movie - Das große Wunschkonzert (1960)

Harry Mell

  Release date : 1960-12-19   Language german language
  Original title : Das große Wunschkonzert

Main Actors :

Carlos Thompson René von Geldern Linda Christian Vilma Cortini Edmund Purdom Harry Mell


Movie - Fury of the Pagans (1960)

Toryok

  Release date : 1960-10-26   Language italian language
  Original title : La furia dei barbari

In an imaginary northern European country during the High Middle Ages,...

Main Actors :

Edmund Purdom Toryok Rossana Podestà Leonora Livio Lorenzon Kovo


Movie - The Loves of Salammbo (1960)

  Release date : 1960-03-24   Language italian language
  Original title : Salambò

During the 3rd century B.C. a horde of barbarians are hired by the Pho...

Main Actors :

Jeanne Valérie Salambo Jacques Sernas Mathos Edmund Purdom


Movie - The Diary of Anne Frank (1959)

British Radio Announcer (voice) (uncredited)

  Release date : 1959-03-18   Language english language
  Original title : The Diary of Anne Frank

The true, harrowing story of a young Jewish girl who, with her family ...

Main Actors :

Millie Perkins Anne Frank Joseph Schildkraut Otto Frank Shelley Winters Petronella Van Daan


Movie - Herod the Great (1958)

  Release date : 1958-12-31   Language italian language
  Original title : Erode il grande

The King of Judea drives himself mad fighting off invaders and his wif...

Main Actors :

Edmund Purdom Sandra Milo Elena Zareschi


Movie - Agguato a Tangeri (1957)

John Milwood

  Release date : 1957-01-01   Language italian language
  Original title : Agguato a Tangeri

An American police detective's investigation into a series of murders ...

Main Actors :

Edmund Purdom John Milwood Geneviève Page Mary Gino Cervi Bolevasco


Movie - Strange Intruder (1956)

Paul Quentin

  Release date : 1956-09-02   Language english language
  Original title : Strange Intruder

A Korean War veteran must find his buddy's widow and children to keep ...

Main Actors :

Edmund Purdom Paul Quentin Ida Lupino Alice Carmichael Mimi Gibson Libby Carmichael


Movie - The King's Thief (1955)

Michael Dermott

  Release date : 1955-08-05   Language english language
  Original title : The King's Thief

An ex-soldier turned highwayman uncovers a plot to take control of Eng...

Main Actors :

Ann Blyth Lady Mary Edmund Purdom Michael Dermott David Niven James - Duke of Brampton


Movie - The Prodigal (1955)

Micah

  Release date : 1955-05-06   Language english language
  Original title : The Prodigal

A wealthy young Hebrew traveling in Damascus renounces his faith after...

Main Actors :

Lana Turner Samarra Edmund Purdom Micah Louis Calhern Nahreeb


Movie - The Student Prince (1954)

Prince Karl Franz

  Release date : 1954-06-15   Language english language
  Original title : The Student Prince

A prince has a romance with a barmaid before he must give up personal ...

Main Actors :

Ann Blyth Kathie Ruder Edmund Purdom Prince Karl Franz John Ericson Count Von Asterburg


Movie - The Egyptian (1954)

Sinhue

  Release date : 1954-08-25   Language english language
  Original title : The Egyptian

In eighteenth-dynasty Egypt, Sinuhe, a poor orphan, becomes a brillian...

Main Actors :

Jean Simmons Merit Victor Mature Horemheb Gene Tierney Baketamon


Movie - Athena (1954)

Adam Calhorn Shaw

  Release date : 1954-11-04   Language english language
  Original title : Athena

A stuffy young lawyer's outlook on life drastically changes when he me...

Main Actors :

Jane Powell Athena Mulvain Debbie Reynolds Minerva Mulvain Virginia Gibson Niobe Mulvain


Movie - Julius Caesar (1953)

Strato

  Release date : 1953-06-04   Language english language
  Original title : Julius Caesar

The assassination of the would be ruler of Rome at the hands of Brutus...

Main Actors :

Marlon Brando Marc Antony James Mason Brutus John Gielgud Cassius


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    English · en

    Edmund Anthony Cutlar Purdom (19 December 1924 – 1 January 2009) was an English actor, voice artist, and director. He worked first on stage in Britain, performing various works by Shakespeare, then later in America on Broadway, until making his way to Hollywood, and eventually spent the remainder of his life appearing in Italian cinema. He is perhaps best known for his starring role in 1954's historical epic The Egyptian. By taking over important roles exited by Mario Lanza and Marlon Brando, Purdom was known by the mid-1950s as "The Replacement Star". Between the 1970s and 90s, he was a regular in European genre cinema, working with directors like Juan Piquer Simón, Joe D'Amato, Sergio Martino, Ruggero Deodato.

    Romana · ro

    Edmund Purdom, pe numele complet Edmund Anthony Cutlar Purdom, s-a nascut la data de 19.12.1924, in Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire, Marea Britanie, si a decedat la data de 01.01.2009, la Roma, Lazio, Italia, de insuficienta cardiaca. A fost fiul unui artist si critic; a urmat scolile Douai, Sf. Ignatie si Downside din Anglia, Marea Britanie. A inceput sa joace pe scena in 1945. A fost actor si regizor, care a ramas cunoscut pentru prestatiile sale din productii, ca: Iulius Cezar - 1953, Printul student - 1954, Egipteanul - 1954, Irod cel Mare - 1959, Salambo - 1960, Rolls Royce-ul galben - 1964, Corsarul negru - 1971, Capitan la 15 ani - 1974, Sophia Loren: Povestea vietii - 1980, Mil gritos tiene la noche -1982, Rosu si negru - 1983, Don Bosco - 1990, Al saptelea manuscris - 1999, Titanic: Legenda continua - 2000. A lucrat intens ca actor de dublare vocala timp de mai multi ani, dubland voci numeroase pentru filme europene (in mare parte italiene) in engleza. in plan personal, a fost casatorit cu Tita Phillips, din 1951 pana in 1956, cand au divortat; au avut doi copii; cu Alicia Darr, din 1957 pana in 1958; au divortat; cu Linda Christian, din 1962 pana in 1963, au divortat; cu Vivienne Purdom, din 2000 pana in 2009, la moartea lui. A fost tatal lui Lilan Purdom, jurnalist francez de televiziune. A fost singura personalitate care si-a indepartat amprentele din fata Teatrului Chinezesc, fost Grauman. Purdom a primit onoarea la numai sase zile dupa premiera filmului Egipteanul (1954). Gestul sau a avut un rasunet atat de mare incat amprentele sale au fost indepartate rapid, spatiul fiind ocupat ulterior de amprentele actorului Yul Brynner.

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