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List of Merle Oberon Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. Wuthering Heights (1939)
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Wuthering Heights
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Based on a novel of the same name, this romantic drama film is about Heathcliff, an orphaned boy who is found on the streets by Mr Earnshaw.  He brings him home to live with his own children Cathy and Hindley. Over the years, Cathy and Heathcliff develop feelings for one another, although Hindley despises Heathcliff. However, their neighbor Edgar also falls for Cathy, and proposes to her. Heathcliff decides to disappear from her life forever.

Role:
Cathy
Starring:
David Niven, Laurence Olivier, Donald Crisp, Flora Robson
Directed By:
2. These Three (1936)
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These Three
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Role:
Karen Wright
Starring:
Walter Brennan, Joel McCrea, Miriam Hopkins, Catherine Doucet
Directed By:
3. The Scarlet Pimpernel (1934)
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2
The Scarlet Pimpernel
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2
Role:
Lady Blakeney
Starring:
Leslie Howard, Bramwell Fletcher, Nigel Bruce, Raymond Massey
Directed By:
Harold Young
4. Forever and a Day (1943)
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2
Forever and a Day
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2

During the Second World War, an American travels all the way to Britain, to sell an old house near London, belonging to his family. However, he gets involved in much more than a simple real estate transaction. 

Starring:
Ray Milland, Elsa Lanchester, Charles Laughton, Buster Keaton, George Kirby, Doreen Munroe, May Beatty
Directed By:
Edmund Goulding, Cedric Hardwicke, Frank Lloyd, Victor Saville, Robert Stevenson
5. The Lodger (1944)
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2
The Lodger
TV-PG
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2
Role:
Kitty Langley
Starring:
Sara Allgood, Cedric Hardwicke, George Sanders, Laird Cregar
Directed By:
John Brahm
6. Todo es posible en Granada (1954)
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Todo es posible en Granada
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2
Role:
Margaret Faulson
Starring:
Francisco Rabal, Félix Dafauce, Peter Damon, Rafael Bardem
Directed By:
José Luis Sáenz de Heredia
8. The Cowboy and the Lady (1938)
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The Cowboy and the Lady
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2

Mary Smith, the bored daughter of presidential hopeful Horace Smith, is living a scandal-free life. She falls in love with cowboy Stretch Willoughby who hates high society. Mary pretends to be a maid hiding her true identity and the two get married. Life gets complicated as both of her lives catch up with one another. 

Role:
Mary Smith
Starring:
Gary Cooper, Walter Brennan, Patsy Kelly, Fuzzy Knight
Directed By:
9. The Divorce of Lady X (1938)
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The Divorce of Lady X
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2

When a thick London fog forces young socialite, Leslie Steele, to seek refuge in a hotel suite occupied by lawyer Everard Logan, she charms him into giving up his room and his heart. What follows is a comedy of errors when Leslie is mistaken as Lord Mere’s wife, one of Logan’s clients. 

Role:
Leslie
Starring:
Laurence Olivier, Ralph Richardson, Binnie Barnes, Morton Selten
Directed By:
Tim Whelan
10. 'Til We Meet Again (1940)
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'Til We Meet Again
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Suffering from terminal illness, Joan has decided to spend her remaining days traveling around the globe. Dan is a convicted murderer who jumped off a train to avoid execution. They meet at a crowded bar in Hong Kong and then again in an ocean liner and fall in love. But, Dan does not know that Joan is dying and Joan does not know Dan is being escorted back to be hanged. 

Role:
Joan Ames
Starring:
George Reeves, Pat O'Brien, George Brent, Geraldine Fitzgerald, Binnie Barnes
Directed By:
Edmund Goulding
11. A Warm Corner (1930)
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A Warm Corner
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2
Starring:
Austin Melford, Heather Thatcher, Leslie Henson, Connie Ediss
Directed By:
Victor Saville
12. That Uncertain Feeling (1941)
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2
That Uncertain Feeling
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2
Role:
Jill Baker
Starring:
Alan Mowbray, Melvyn Douglas, Olive Blakeney, Burgess Meredith
Directed By:
Ernst Lubitsch
13. A Song to Remember (1945)
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A Song to Remember
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Role:
George Sand
Starring:
Paul Muni, George Coulouris, Cornel Wilde, Nina Foch
Directed By:
Charles Vidor
14. The Dark Angel (1935)
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The Dark Angel
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Kitty, Alan and his cousin, Gerald have been close friends since their childhood. Both Alan and Gerald are in love with Kitty while Kitty loves only Alan. Later, on leave from the front during the WWI, Allan proposes to Kitty, which she accepts joyfully. When they find no one to marry them, they decide to spend the night together. 

Role:
Kitty Vane
Starring:
Fredric March, Herbert Marshall, John Halliday, Janet Beecher
Directed By:
Sidney Franklin
15. Berlin Express (1948)
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Berlin Express
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2
Role:
Lucienne
Starring:
Paul Lukas, Robert Coote, Robert Ryan, Charles Korvin
Directed By:
Jacques Tourneur
16. Folies Bergère de Paris (1935)
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Folies Bergère de Paris
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2

Eugene Charlier, a stage entertainer, successfully impersonates rich and famous but unfaithful banker Baron Ferdinand Cassini, who is drawn towards Charlier’s partner Mimi. When the Baron disappears for a secret meeting, his partners hire Charlier to imitate him at a state reception. The comical game of mistaken identity leads to several amusing confusions for both Mimi as well as Baroness Genevieve Cassini. 

Role:
Baroness Genevieve Cassini
Starring:
Maurice Chevalier, Ann Sothern, Eric Blore, Ferdinand Munier
Directed By:
Roy Del Ruth
17. Deep in My Heart (1954)
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Deep in My Heart
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2

Deep in my Heart is a musical biopic which revolves around the life of Sigmund Romberg, who is known for bringing serious music to Broadway.

Role:
Dorothy Donnelly
Starring:
Gene Kelly, Walter Pidgeon, José Ferrer, Helen Traubel
Directed By:
Stanley Donen
18. Temptation (1946)
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Temptation
10
2
Role:
Ruby
Starring:
Paul Lukas, George Brent, Lenore Ulric, Charles Korvin
Directed By:
Irving Pichel
19. Stage Door Canteen (1943)
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2
Stage Door Canteen
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2
Starring:
Helen Hayes, Johnny Weissmuller, Ethel Merman, Arlene Francis, Harpo Marx, Katharine Hepburn, Peggy Lee
Directed By:
Frank Borzage
20. Hotel (1967)
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Hotel
GP
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2
Role:
The Duchess Caroline
Starring:
Rod Taylor, Melvyn Douglas, Karl Malden, Catherine Spaak
Directed By:
Richard Quine
21. Lydia (1941)
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Lydia
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2

A wealthy old woman named Lydia invites her three former suitors for a reunion so that she can recapture her past romance with each. However, a fourth one also arrives and makes her realize that he is actually her true love. 

Role:
Lydia MacMillan
Starring:
George Reeves, Edna May Oliver, Alan Marshal, Joseph Cotten
Directed By:
Julien Duvivier
22. Dark Waters (1944)
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Dark Waters
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2

To recover from a deadly submarine accident, Leslie Calvin travels to her aunt and uncle’s place in Louisiana. However, various people led by a mysterious guest, Mr. Sydney, conspire to make her doubt her sanity and kill her, to steal her inheritance. However, she has help in the form of Dr. George Grover.

Role:
Leslie Calvin
Starring:
Franchot Tone, Fay Bainter, Thomas Mitchell, Elisha Cook Jr.
Directed By:
André De Toth
23. First Comes Courage (1943)
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First Comes Courage
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2
Role:
Nicole Larsen
Starring:
Brian Aherne, Carl Esmond, Isobel Elsom, Fritz Leiber
Directed By:
Dorothy Arzner
24. This Love of Ours (1945)
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This Love of Ours
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2
Role:
Karin Touzac
Starring:
Carl Esmond, Claude Rains, Sue England, Charles Korvin
Directed By:
William Dieterle
25. The Private Life of Don Juan (1934)
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The Private Life of Don Juan
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As the news spreads about Don Juan’s arrival in Seville, Spain, husbands lock up their wives, unaware of the fact that Don Juan is now in quite poor health. 

Role:
Antonita, a Dancer of Passionate Temperament
Starring:
Elsa Lanchester, Douglas Fairbanks, Gina Malo, Benita Hume
Directed By:
Alexander Korda
26. Night Song (1947)
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Night Song
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2

Cathy Mallory is a beautiful socialite who falls in love with a blind pianist after being entranced by his music. However due to the fact that she is rich, she discards him. Therefore, in order to win his heart, she starts acting as a poor blind lady. 

Role:
Cathy
Starring:
Ethel Barrymore, Dana Andrews, Hoagy Carmichael, Artur Rubinstein
Directed By:
John Cromwell
27. Beloved Enemy (1936)
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Beloved Enemy
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Aristocratic Helen Drummond accompanies her father, Lord Athleigh, to Dublin for peace talks during the Irish War of Independence. As Irish revolutionary Dennis Riordan is not known publicly, Helen doesn’t recognize him when he saves them from assassination. Unaware of his identity, she falls for him. Though later he reveals the truth, they both feel helpless in love. Based on true facts. 

Role:
Lady Helen Drummond
Starring:
David Niven, Brian Aherne, Karen Morley, Henry Stephenson
Directed By:
H.C. Potter
28. Reserved for Ladies (1932)
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Reserved for Ladies
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2

Reserved for Ladies is a British comedy film which takes us to the life of Max Tracey, a highly respected head waiter working at London’s Grand Palace Hotel. His life takes a turn when he falls for Sylvia Robertson, a young woman staying at his hotel, even though he is already having an affair with Countess Ricardi. He eventually poses as an Austrian prince, and gets closer to Sylvia. But things get complicated when his actual identity is revealed.  

Starring:
Diana Churchill, Leslie Howard, Elizabeth Allan, Benita Hume, George Grossmith
Directed By:
Alexander Korda
29. Désirée (1954)
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Désirée
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2
Role:
Empress Josephine
Starring:
Jean Simmons, Marlon Brando, Carolyn Jones, Michael Rennie, Cameron Mitchell
Directed By:
Henry Koster
30. The Price of Fear (1956)
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2
The Price of Fear
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2
Role:
Jessica Warren
Starring:
Charles Drake, Warren Stevens, Lex Barker, Gia Scala
Directed By:
Abner Biberman
31. Wedding Rehearsal (1932)
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Wedding Rehearsal
10
2
Starring:
Roland Young, John Loder, George Grossmith, Wendy Barrie,
Directed By:
Alexander Korda
32. Fascination (1931)
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Fascination
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2
Starring:
Madeleine Carroll, Carl Harbord, Kay Hammond, Dorothy Bartlam
Directed By:
Miles Mander
33. Vagabond Violinist (1934)
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2
Vagabond Violinist
9
2
Role:
Germaine Brissard
Starring:
Austin Trevor, Margot Grahame, John Garrick, Charles Carson
Directed By:
Bernard Vorhaus
34. For the Love of Mike (1932)
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2
For the Love of Mike
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2
Starring:
Bobby Howes, Constance Shotter, Arthur Riscoe, Renée Macready
Directed By:
Monty Banks
35. Affectionately Yours (1941)
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2
Affectionately Yours
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2

A foreign correspondent, who travels across the world in course of his work, is in the habit of getting involved with the local ladies. While in Lisbon, he comes to know that his wife back home has found somebody else and is divorcing him. Panicked, he rushes back home, unaware that his conquest from Lisbon is also following him.   

Role:
Sue Mayberry
Starring:
Alexis Smith, Hattie McDaniel, Rita Hayworth, Dennis Morgan, George Tobias, Ralph Bellamy
Directed By:
Lloyd Bacon
36. The Lion Has Wings (1939)
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2
The Lion Has Wings
9
2
Role:
Mrs. Richardson
Starring:
Ralph Richardson, Flora Robson, Robert Douglas, June Duprez
Directed By:
Adrian Brunel, Michael Powell, Brian Desmond Hurst
37. Thunder in the East (1934)
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2
Thunder in the East
9
2
Role:
Marquise Yorisaka
Starring:
Charles Boyer, John Loder, Betty Stockfeld, Valéry Inkijinoff
Directed By:
Viktor Tourjansky, Nicolas Farkas
38. The Three Passions (1928)
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3
The Three Passions
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3
Starring:
Alice Terry, Iván Petrovich, Shayle Gardner, Clare Eames
Directed By:
Rex Ingram
39. Over the Moon (1939)
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2
Over the Moon
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2

Over the Moon is a comedy film which revolves around Jane Benson, who runs a large family house in Yorkshire, although she just manages to make ends meet. She is in love with Freddie Jarvis, and she wants to get married to him. However, her life takes a turn when she finds out she has inherited eighteen million pounds.

Role:
Jane Benson
Starring:
Rex Harrison, Ursula Jeans, Robert Douglas, Louis Borel
Directed By:
William K. Howard, Thornton Freeland
40. Interval (1973)
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2
Interval
PG
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2
Role:
Serena Moore
Starring:
Russ Conway, Charles Bateman, Robert Wolders, Claudio Brook
Directed By:
Daniel Mann
41. Night in Paradise (1946)
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2
Night in Paradise
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2

King Croesus of Lydia incurs the wrath of the sorceress Queen Attossa, because although he had promised to marry the latter, he chooses another woman instead.  

Role:
Delarai
Starring:
Julie London, Gale Sondergaard, Ray Collins, Turhan Bey, Thomas Gomez
Directed By:
Arthur Lubin
42. The Lady from Boston (1951)
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2
The Lady from Boston
9
2
Role:
Elizabeth Rockwell
Starring:
Jim Gérald, Paul Henreid, Paul Bonifas, Maximilienne
Directed By:
Bernard Vorhaus
43. Affair in Monte Carlo (1952)
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1
Affair in Monte Carlo
8
1

The owner of a cafe, recalls his wealthy former lover, who had fallen in love with a man who was obsessed with gambling.

Role:
Linda Venning
Starring:
Richard Todd, Leo Genn, Stephen Murray, Peter Reynolds
Directed By:
Victor Saville
44. Of Love and Desire (1963)
8
1
Of Love and Desire
8
1
Role:
Katherine Beckmann
Starring:
Steve Cochran, Steve Brodie, John Agar, Curd Jürgens
Directed By:
Richard Rush
45. The W Plan (1930)
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2
The W Plan
8
2
Starring:
C.M. Hallard, George Merritt, Brian Aherne, Frederick Lloyd
Directed By:
Victor Saville
46. Ebb Tide (1932)
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2
Ebb Tide
11
2
Starring:
Anna Lee, George Barraud, Chili Bouchier, Joan Barry, Vanda Gréville
Directed By:
Arthur Rosson
47. Dans la vie tout s'arrange (1952)
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2
Dans la vie tout s'arrange
10
2
Role:
Elizabeth Rockwell
Starring:
Charles Aznavour, Jim Gérald, Alexandre Rignault, Paul Henreid
Directed By:
Marcel Cravenne
48. Men of Tomorrow (1932)
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2
Men of Tomorrow
10
2
Role:
Ysobel d'Aunay
Starring:
Robert Donat, Emlyn Williams, Joan Gardner, Maurice Braddell
Directed By:
Zoltan Korda, Leontine Sagan

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The Ford Television Theatre
Starring:
Zsa Zsa Gabor, Natalie Wood, Barbara Stanwyck, Bette Davis, Ernest Borgnine, James Whitmore, Broderick Crawford
Directed By:
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The 20th Century-Fox Hour (1955)
The 20th Century-Fox Hour
Starring:
Teresa Wright, Robert Wagner, Peter Lorre, Trevor Howard, Joanne Woodward, Denver Pyle, Steven McQueen
Directed By:
Lewis Allen, Jules Bricken, Albert S. Rogell, Robert Stevenson, Ted Post
Four Star Playhouse (1952)
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Starring:
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Directed By:
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Assignment Foreign Legion
Role:
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Starring:
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The Best of Broadway (1954)
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Starring:
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Directed By:
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General Electric Theater (1953)
General Electric Theater
Starring:
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Directed By:
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