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SUNDAY BEE: MAY 27, 1917.
PHOTO PLAYS FOR OMAHA DEVOTEES rv
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Today Kitty Gortteit la "Forf.l.
K.xtuue "Her Circus Knlfht"
Tueedav ftetttrt Warwick is "Tin
Arf yU Caee"
Weeaesoay (Wor,. Walsh at "Malt.
Friday Baby Maria O.bom. la "Sun
shine and Gold"
Sataraev The Flvlnf TorpaaV
28th and Laavanworth
Today, at 2, 3:45, 5:30, 7:15,
. BIG DOUBLE BILL
Paramount Presents An
; ALL STAR CAST ,
In- ' '
TflE EVIL THEREOF"
And on tho Sam Bill
CHARLIE CHAPLIN ,
, la His Latest Scraam
Men., LOU TELLEGEN .
Too, DOROTHY PHILLIPS.
Watt, EDNA GOODRICH . ,
Thar, THEODORE ROBERTS
Fri, ANITA STEWART
Sal, CARLYLE BLACKWELL ,
TODAY 'TILL WEDNESDAY
in "HER BETTER SELF"
"THE NEGLECTED WIFE"
I Coming I ALICE BRADY in "MATERNITY"
Thursday A Picture Every Wife end Mother Should SEE
. . . .
II riTr-irfiirri. rr
Life's greatest problem is that of the neglected wife, the erring
husband, the otlier woman. W'hmt is the solution of this problem?
$1000 will be yours if yon give the best solution.
$ 500 win be paid for the next best solution.
$ 1fift will be paid to each of the five persons who give the
lw next best solutions.
Write us what you think is the best solution to the problem, '
using one side of the paper only and confining yourself to
' not more than 200 words. Your answer will not have to
correspond to the ending in the picture and literary merit
will not count. A committee of men and women of national
standing will act as judges.
Your idea may win one.of these prises!
Address your solution: Contest Department Pathe Exchange.
1417 Harnaj Street, Omaha, Nebraska.
No replies considered , i J SX, . 'a.,
after August 12th, 1917 Q' -J"K
VIcPrntdFTit ni General Mananet
. 1 - PATHE EXCHANGE. IiMorporated.
SHOWING TODAY AT MUSE THEATER
l-Ii . - - ' . ll Cfiryg IVAn Will Shine nn Screen for Omaha This Week v., I
Bills for the Uurrent Week - " , " ,;z:r 1
Strand Onlr two chanies at pro, rem at
tho Blrand thla weak, William B. Hart and
Mary Ficktord bain, the zeaiurea piayere
Hart la seen today and tomorrow In bis
.tut wetrn nhotodramatle sensation, 'The
Desert Man,", followed Tuesday until Sat
urday by Mary Plckford In "The Poor Little
Bleb Olrl," aaid to bs Miss Plckford's most
cnarmlnf characterisation ana a story that
win nlamaa all who see 1L A Keystone com
edy Is scheduled tor tha middle part of ths
week, while Pathe Weekly will also add to
tha enjoyment. Commencing with Plckford
.naaeoment. the Strand theater orchestra for
tha summer will be under tha direction of
Harry Silverman, merely proving- tha fact
that Manager Thomas ot ths Strand la al
ways on the lookout to give bis patrona the
best tba markst affords.
Mbu Paulina Frederick and Thomaa
Mellhan will co-star at ths Muse today until
Wednesday In "Her Better Beir." too story
tells of a wealthy girl engaged to an Italian
itAtmt. vet lndulaee her fancy for a young
doctor. Ha cares for bat cannot marry ber
; DOUGLAS GERRARD
Today SHORTY HAMILTON la
"Shorty Lands tha Master Crook"
"Croaks and Cracadilee," L-Ko
HARRY CARTER la ,
, NO SHOW TODAY
' ." Tomorrow
ROBERT EDESON, in
"FATHERS OF MEN"
FRIDAY MARY PICKFORD
THURSDAY 'TILL SATURDAY
MME. PETROVA in
"THE UNDYING FLAME"
Victor Moor., in "MOVING"
WM. FOX P..ESENTS
A Thrilling, Tragic Lpve
Story of Picturesque -
PATHE is paying $200P
for the solution of this
national problem (THE
It may turn your1 Black
Decani ha oould not viva ber the luiury
that aha waa accustomed to. She aeta out
to prove -that ihe can live and work with
working paople. But aoon la dlouraKd.
not by the endleaa aqualor and drudf ery of
It, but by dlaoverinv what ah thlnka la
lore affair beLwcen him and a flrl of tha
atreeta who worahlpa him. Thla, In fact, la
tha bea-lnnlna of a atory of creat human
Intereat. On th aama proyram for tb four
daye Ruth Roland will be aen in tne aecona
eDluid of th aerial "Th NfIeotd Wife."
The lataat vnta of th war and other
timely venta of tba day will b eaftB
th Nwa Weekly. Thureday, Friday and
Saturday Mm. Petrova make bar flrat ap
pearance aa a Paramount atar at th Muia
In "The Undvtna riam," a atory or moo
rn Ksypt. Tha main atory, which ooncerna
th love of a youna; Enllah officer and th
da us titer of hia auperior m rank, la an
ttnotly modern. Ma uric Toumear, director
tor Mary Plckford In hr lateit eucceae, also
directed Mm. Petrova In ."Th Undying
BIdd A photoplay exploited aa "th prat'
tleat Bluebird ver aeroened" will be offered
at thla thaatar today and Monday. It
"Southern Juetlce" and feature! , Myrtle
Oomalei and Oeorr Hernandei. It tell
a quaint atory of a quiet Kentucky nelb
borhood electrified by a euddtm lend boom,
Th aetttnga are moatly furnlahed by "Moth
er Nature" and the location were especially
well choan. Tueaday and Wedneaday wilt
b Eddy polo and Mary uacuaren in
Butterfly production, "Money Madneei.1 A
aoeolal feature haa been arranged for how
Inge Thursday and you must watch for the
announcement If you want to know, Friday
and Saturday -.Helen War In a notable
releaae, "Secret Lot' In which ah la
ahowa to advantage.
Empree One of th beat loved atar of
filmland will be aeen at tn umpreea tni
week. During th flrat half Anita Stewart
will be presented In vitagrapha latest re-
Today and, Monday
Edith Stony, Antonio Moreno
"THE CAPTAIN OF THE GRAY
' HORSE TROUPE"
in "BETSY'S BURGLAR"
JIMMY DALE in No. 1
"THE GREAT SEAL"
. Telephone Harney 4272 '
THIS MEANS DAILY CHANGES
' Today and Monday
"THE BACK OF A MAN"
v Tuesday Only1
, j , :
Wednesday and Thursday
"ONE TOUCH OF SIN"
Friday WILFRED LUCAS
Saturday SUNNY JANE
2559 Leavenworth St
(Decoration Day) ( ,
And It Pleated to Announce tbe Opening Picture to Be
1 VS it.
titqi laaaftaaat -K- fnmwS
iT Edwin Arden
Th'u'X Helen Chadwick in
H and Photoplays
ZOe and 10c
f v. w . p pp5 im&m s m
Statu Stic La ten y VioU 2ana -At At Su EdZTSZdrtdi SfmfOfat'Mrova
tformiTalmaJjs , -V. ' AMtAp.tl. "rut. nose.
fifajreforera a Frederick
At Me lMro At Hie Seuleiiref At Me Empress At
leas entitled "Clover's Rebellion." The l"t
half Edwin Arden will bo associated with
Helene Chadwtck in Pat-he s i
Iron Heart." In "Clover'i Rebellion" Clovar,
a wealthy heiress, haa three suitors; on
a duk sponsored by ber aunt, an unworthy
Idler sponsored by ber uncle and a
struggling young doctor who la her own
choice. In "The Iron Heart," Astra has
produced strong feature. In th oaat are
such performers as Edwin Arden, Forrest
Wlnant, Leonora Harris, Gertrude Berkley
and Helena Chad wick. Th atory la of a
man who thlnka only of financial success.
In a aerie of swift moving event. Includ
ing a strike at his factory, he learns hla
lesson, and hla eon, who haa married against
hi wlshea, la forgiven.
Dlaniond-v-Jun Caprice will be the at
traction at thla theater today tn tbe William
Fox feature "A Child of the Wlld" It
must not b forgotten that tha lovable Leo
children r prominent In th cast.. Mon
day a snlendid picture well up to th high
atandard aat by thla theater.
Boulevard -A splendid attraction haa been
booked by th management of this theater
for showing today and Monday. It la "Back
(The Sunshine Maid) in
"A CHILD 6? THE WILD"
T(TiT- l inldl I?
(Admission 10 Cents)
. TODAY AND MONDAY I
I "SOUTHERN JUSTICE"
S TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY I
I EDDY POLO I
I MARY McLAREN I
1 "MONEY MADNESS" I
I; THURSDAY ONLY
Watch for Announcement of
i Special Feature.
i FRIDAY AND SATURDAY
I , HELEN WARE
Which Will Also bo Shown Thursday. .
Wednesday's show wilt be continuous. s
starting at 2 P. M.
, Pathe Nw in Conjunction.
Admission: Adults, 10c;
Parennal Manasemant of
Oscar Rohlff. ' E
Today,- Mondary, Tuesday,
Xnita Stewart is so well known anal
so well loved by the Omaha Mono
Fans that oven in a poor story she
would be a drawing card. How much
better then will she please in this de
lightful and humanly interesting play.
Ham anal Bud Comedy entitled
"Hard Times and Hard Scrabble" on
the same bill.-
The Iron Heart'
Open 11 a. m.
to 11 p. m. Daily
Flashes From the Front
Wlllllam B. Hark
Charles Ray ,
Keeiw Owen .,
William farnom. .. , ., .
Mabel Taliaferro . . . j . . .
Kthel Barry more
Arthur Ashley ,
Mary Plckford ......... .
Douglas i'alrbftnlts. ....
of a Man" and star Dorothy Dalton tnd
Charles Ray. ' Th usual comedy will also
be on the bill. Special attentloa la called
to tha attraction for Tuesday, when Fred
erick Ward will b shown in "Hlnton
Doubl." Thl famoua aotor portrays two
Suburban Kitty Gordon wft b tho" at
traction at this theater today in a World
production called "Forget-Me-NQt." This
Fngllah beauty la hor ahown In a picture
that will not aoon be forgotten. A Keystone
comedy, "Her Circus Knight' which fea
ture Ora Cafew, will be on the bllL Mon
day Wilfred Luoea In "A Love Sublime.'
Apollo Manager Monaghan announces a
special Paramount picture at this theater to
day which has an all-star cast, it Is "Tha
Evil Thereof." On the aama bill will be
Charlie Chaplin, in 'hia latest scream, "The
Cure." It la different from DiMt of hla com
edies In twit he does not throw a pie at i
anyone. Hlu antics when"httired In only a
bathing suit and a am Ho will surely make
yon hold your sides. Monday Lou Tellegan,
husband of Goraldlne Farrar, In ,a Para-
mount picture, "Th Black Wolf' and the
Herbert Rawlinson and
Neva Gef ber in .
Tuesday and Wednesday
In a Fox Super De Luxe
Sunday and Mon
day Wm. S. Hart
TIESDAT TILL SATBRDAT
In "Wolf Lowry" Triangle
In 'Tli Millionaire Vagrant" ...Triangle
In "Madam Bo Peep" Triangle
Jn"The Love of JiiNtlrc" Tlangle
In "When a Man Sees Bed" .-Fox
In "The 8lren" Fyc
In "The Hllent Lie". F :
In "The Will the Wisp" Metro
in "The Llftedi Veil" v Metro
In "lady Barnacle" Metro
In "The Stolen Paradise".... World
In "Partnership" World
....... in "A Melf Made Widow" World
.ln"(lvlng Becky a Chance" Paramount
In "The Inner Hhrlne" Paramount
...... .In "A Roailftlt! Impresario" Paramount
In "The Little American" Arteraft
in "Wild and Woolly" Artcraft
ln"Burbary Hheep" Artcraft
iu"Th Mysterious Mrs. Terry" Paramount
..In "The Metwage of the Mouse" Vltagraph
In "The Lady Nherlff'. .-. Vltagraph
In "Blind Man's Luck" Pathe
., ln"A Kentucky ClndereHa"..... Bluebird
in"A Flrrs of Rebellion"..... Bluebird
In "The Car of Chance" Bluebird
In "The Field of Honor".. Butterfly
..In "A Modern Othello" Selsnlck
ln"Betty Be ood".. Mutual
In "Heirs of Hate".... : Mutual
In "The Dan ling Mies Davison"- Mutaul.
talanc of the wk will b attraction well
Ithrop Eilith Storey and Antonio Mo
reno wilt be the attraction at this theater in
their latest fitagraph success. "The Captain
of the Gray Horse Troop.' It la a comedy
drama produced In the manner that haa
made this company famoua. Tha usual Big
"V" comedy will also be on the same bill.
Special attention Is called by Manager Jen
sen to the attraction booked for Tuesday,
which la Clara Kimball young In. tha acreen
versfon of "Camilla."
. Rohlff This theater again opens lta doors
to the pu,bllo Wednesday, when, Norma Tal
madge will be ahown In tho first auper-
,foature she ever appeared In, "Fanfhea. '
Tne atory is a jtussian one wnicn nu iw uu
with the Incidents which befall a girl who
Is a coming musician. She Is finally, through
a force of circumstances, driven out of Rua
rja and cornea to America and marries, re
turning again to Russia she Is discovered by
a great theatrical producer, who Is to put on
nn opera which haa been written by her
husband, and he demands a payment for
his silence that la misunderstood, by her
husband, but he eventually learns the truth
and forgives her. This aama picture will be
offered again on .Thursday. The offerings
for tho balance of the week will be an
Grand Alice Brady will be the attrac
tion at this theater today In her latest World
rucceaa, "Darkest Russia," The story tells
of a girl violinist and her brother Who have
joined h anils with the Nihilists and are seat
lo Siberia, where condition -are atso faith
fully presented. The usual big "V'-' comedy
ir also on the same bill. Monday will be
Douglas Fairbanks in "The Lamb," as will
a iso Francis X. Bushman and-Beverly Bayne
In '"Tho Great, Secret." .
Magic (Bo nth Bidet Vejeaka Surrat will
told forth at this theater todWy In the screen
version of H. Rider Haggard's atory ''sue.
Produced on a lavish scale it Is one of the
best picture this noted actress haa ever
appeared In. Monday Herbert Rawlinson
and Neva Gorber tn a Butterfly picture,
"X,lke Wildfire." Tuesday and Wednesday
William Farnum In another Fox super de
luxe Out ure. "American Methods.!' baaed on
the famoua novel. "The Ironmaster." A
splendid cast , is In his support, which la
headed by beautiful Jewell Carmen,
Sun Today and Monday, - Nance O'Neill,
one of America's foremost tragediennes, ap
pears In "The Final Payment," William Fox
Dhotonlav. the scenes of which are laid In
Sicily. The story is filled with traglo and
spectacular moments, and the vllllan In the
tnd makes "The Final Fayment" in ex
platlon of his crimes.-A good comedy and
current events of the world complete the
bill. Tuesday and Wednesday Viola Dana
returns In a strange atory entitled "God's
Law and Man's," adapted from Paul Trent's
novel, "A Wife By Purchase." Mlaa lana
Dlavs the cart of the young Hindoo maiden,
a beautiful young dancing girl chosen for
the rites of a heathen temple. Mr. and
Mrs. Sidney Drew furnish the comedy end
of this program in their latest laugh.
titled "Her Lesson." Altogether unusual Is
"Maternity," which will be shown on Thurs
day, Friday and Saturday with Alice Brady
as the star. The story tells of the manner
In which a young wife who fears mother
hood comes to a realisation that mother-love
la the greatest thing In a woman's life.
good comedy and educational pictures are on
the same bill.
Alhambra A big bill Is promised the
patrons of nhis tneater today. Constance
Talmago will be on the bill in her latest
Triangle feature, "Betsy's Burglar." A
goodly amount of comedy is sprinkled
throughout and the whole production Is
well produced. B. K. Lincoln will be on the
Synopsis sf Events Coveretf la Hearst
Pathe News, Released Today.
Mew York City The Field artillery of
New York militia holds maneuvers at Van
Cortland park to keep to trim for service
San Franrlaeo, Cal. Work on the 4G,000.
000 He ton-He tchy project to furnish water
to this city Is rapidly nearlng completion.
Cambridge, Mase.- The Institute of
Technology captures the New England Inter
collegiate championship fer the first time
Washington, D. C -Labor leaders from all
parts of the country gather In the capital
to pledge their hearty support to the gov
ernment. New York City Toothbrush drills are a
part of dental hygiene campaign h all
schools, to teach children to preserve their
San Fraaclfvco, Cel. A flotilla of Japanese
warships, wow serving aa training vessels
for naval cadets, pays a visit to the Golden
Meat of the Hour Herbert C. Hoover,
chosen by the president to regulate the food
tjuppiy; he volunteers his services gratis to
the country. -
The Making of aa Officer at West Point,
N. Y. The historic battleground on the
Hudson river, which la now a great training
station for .United States army officers.
Chicago, HI.' Secretary of the treasury,
William G. McAdoo. arrives herein his tour
to stimulate subscriptions to the liberty loan.
Gnrtoon Have you bought your liberty
bond? . v
OV7E9 may comer and movlea may
go, but tha person who reads titles
aloud Uvea on forever. Yea, It Is
nia. and they are sure some peat.
Now cornea forth a local Inventor and has
conceived an idea to do away with this ob
jectionable feature. Glaaa, of course. Is a
nonconductor of sound, ao thla material will
be used. A portion of each theater will bo
aort of boxed off from the rest of the seats
and people reading titles aloud will be pre
sented with a card which will read, "Please
retire to the reading room." They may talk
as loud as they please and people who go to
the theater to enjoy the pictures may do so
peacefully. It may be called the "silent
drama,' but in the average movie show yott
will hear more noise than at a circus.
A most eurtoua accident nearly out off the.
bright careera of Jay Belaaco, Polly Moral,
and Hugh Fay on May . The party was
driving an automobile -In Hollywood, when
the car atruck a live wire, projecting It inta
the curb In jig time. The spectators and
the occupants of the car were scared, bat
no damage was done. Aa Jay reached th
sidewalk he remarked, "I don't so mnet
mind being drowned, or shot, bat, gee 1 I'd
hate to be cooked." '
Ouese who said thla: 'Tit tell you, Mr.
Kilowatt, the rain la certainly a good thing,
aa It makes the people appreciate the sub
Remember the time when you used to apol
ogise for going Into a movie? But not so
now. We hardly know of a prominent per
son In the land who does not now go. Pres
ident Wilson himself la a most ardent fan.
while McAdoo Is crasy about 'em. Bo are ,
we. So are you.
The other day a patron of the tlrand
theater went up to Manager Jules Rach
man and said, "Tou know, sir. that I have '
been a patron of this theater for the last
two years, and J see a lot of other people
that have also, and on behalf of them as
well as myself, I ask you, don't you think
that you should give us some sort of a
special bargain some night?" So Jules says,
'That's sure a crockin' ruM ld, eome to
morrow night and Til have a big surprise
for you." 80 what do you think he done'
He goes down to the film exchange, buy a
roll of 25-cent tickets, takes 'em out to the
theater and sells them thai night for 10
cents, and from late reports everyone was
One of the greatest compliments to the
silent drama we have heard for a long
time was handed out by 'one of th pa
trons of the Muse theater the other nightl
Manager (Jhirley was presenting a picture
tn which the leading lady portrayed two
parts, which Is commonly called double ez
pobure. The way it Is done Is probably a
mystery to wost devotees, so we will ex
pose it Half of the film la exposed at
a time, then pieced together and the White
space between, filled In by artists. It la
a Long tedious process, with the proceedings
timed by a atop watch, and requires an
enormous waste of film. So perfect have
producers become in this art that It often
fools the public and this patron In question'
on leaving the theater said, "It certainly
la wonderful the way .these picture people
pick. their cast; riid you notice bow much
those two girls Rooked alike?" Some com
Tt Is with much jof that we make the
announcement that the doctors announce
Max kinder much better and Is on the
road to recovery and from the looks of
things ha will soon be at work again for
the Essanay company producing more of
his Inimitable comedies. Max, you know,
.was a few daya ago at the point of death
owing to complications which had set in
as the rsult of a bullet wound he received
In the French trenches.
Manager Thomas of thr" Strand Is much
elated over the fact that he haa secure!
the services for the summer of Harry 81.-vei-man,
leader of the Orpheurn orches
tra, to direct the Strand orchestra. Silver
man. It will be remembered, led rth Strand
orchestra last summer; we won't aay where,
but' , we know that about the only place
be will lead them this summer will be
right tn (he theater.
The current publication of the World pic- -tures
Brady-made is Alice Brady In "Ma
ternity." This is the picture In which Miss
Brady lost a bunch of hair and gained a
number of contusions In a big fire scene.
In a letter just .received by the managers
of the Sun theater she nays, "It was more
of a 'roast' than any critic ever gave me."
We wonder If it 1 a fact that some
of the movie actors and actorlnes receive
th salary the press agents aay they do? '
If It la ao, why, for mercy'a aake, don't they
take a little 35-cent piece and get a. nice
hair-cut 7 But In case they don't get that
much the barber colleges are still open for
bill In the first chapter of "The Oreat Seal'
full of thrilling situations. Monday, Enid,
Bennett in a Triangle play, "The Little
Dundee--There will be-no show at this
theater today. The attraction on Monday
will be Robert Edeson In a Vltagraph fea
ture, "Fathers of Men." The Hearst-Pathe
News will be on the same bill. Special at
tention la called to the offering Friday,
when Mary Plckford will be present In one
of her superfeatures, "The Pride of the
Clan."( . -
AlamoIt should be noted that the policy
of this popular play house has been changed
somewhat and beginning today and for Sun
days to come a big feature will be shown.
Today a Butterfly picture called "Eternal
Love," features Ruth (Clifford and Douglas
Gerrard. The story Is replete with situations
that will satisfy. Monday Bartina Burkett
In "The Forest Nymph," an L-KO comedy
and tbe Interesting Animated Weekly.
ParkHajry Carter will be the feature
attraction at this theater today in a comedy
drarfla tn which he Is supported by Pris
ed la Dean, "Somebody Lied." Our old
friend "Shorty" Hamilton will be on the
same bill in another of his featurettes,
"Shorty Lands the Master Crook," and an
L-Ko comedy, "Crooks and Crocodiles,"
completes the bill. Monday Jack Mulhall
tn "Mr. Dolan of New York." in which he
portrayal th role of a prlie-flghtlng hero.
Why Danny Didn't Start,
Danny Clements was captain of a schooner
that plied between New York and .Haver
straw. One day his craft was loaded with
brink, ready to start for New York, but
Danny gave no sight of any intention to get
urder way. Instead he-sat on deck smoking
The owner of tha brickyard, also owner of
the schooner, who had reasons for wishing
the brick in New York at the earliest possi
ble moment, came hurrying on board and
demanded to know why Danny dtdn't sail.
"There's no wind,' said Danny.
si -no winai What's the matter with youT
t There's Morgan's schooner under sail sroirm-
down the river now."
"Yis, Oi've been watchln' hit, but it's no
use my gettin' under way.t replied Danny.
Rhe's got the wind now, and, to me mind,
there aini enough of It for two." New York
Drank With Care.
A gentleman hannened
side hotel to dine the othtr night. The
hotel was rather full, so he was given a
vacant place at a table already occupied.
It did not take him Ion to bmm .
quainted, and he chatted away merrily, in
spite of the fact that he only drank water.
Beaten opposite to rum was an old gentle
man' whose face betoken.id him to be a
heavy whisky drinker. He appeared to
be part feu larlv atruck with th ..
drinker," and when opportunity occurred he
wntsperea across the table.
lou. know,, my doctor sava wati- is tn
excellent thing, and I should drink a lot
"Then you do?' asked the other.
"Oh, yer" said the old 'un. Then, nsr.
ously looking around, he added: "In the
ntghtt In the nightl" San Francisco News
V . Real Life.
It whs at the movies. An old counle mnt
together through a picture that Included
many views of the wild west. In one of
these a cattle roundup appeared, in which
the dust rose la clouds from tile parched '
The old lady began to cough, and ftnallv.
when the neighbors ' began to fidget, her
nusoana nuagea ner w.tn nis elbow.
iJon't cough. Annie: can't you sea nrn'M
disturbing the other folks?"
His wife looked at htm apologetically over '
her handkerchief, smothering a spasm. "I
can't helo it. Enhralm. The dust tlrklou tmm
iiroaV' Everybody's Uagailne.
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