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OLD VIC 1928-1934
Programmes etc.


1928-29 OLD VIC SEASON director: Andrew Leigh
John Laurie, Esme Church, Adele Dixon, Wilfred Babbage, Eric Spear, Reyner Barton, Percy Walsh

1928-29: LOVE'S LABOUR'S LOST(Old Vic)
John Laurie, Esme Church [4pp; 5x7.5] £2

1928-29: CASTE- T.W.Robertson (Old Vic)
John Laurie, Adele Dixon, Esme Church [4pp; 5x7.5] £2

1928-29: MACBETH (Old Vic)
John Laurie, Esme Church [4pp; 5x7.5; slightly rumpled, else VG] £2

1928-29: TWELFTH NIGHT (Old Vic)
Esme Church, Adele Dixon, John Laurie [4pp; 5x7.5] £2

1928-29: AS YOU LIKE IT (Old Vic)
Wilfred Babbage, Esme Church, Percy Walsh, John Laurie, Eric Spear [4pp; 5x7.5] £2

1928-29: THE VIKINGS AT HELGELAND - Ibsen (Old Vic)
John Laurie, Esme Church [4pp; 5x7.5; photo not included; minor creases] £3

1928-29: HENRY VIII (Old Vic)
Percy Walsh, Esme Church, Reyner Barton, John Laurie, Andrew Leigh [4pp; 5x7.5] £2


1928-29: HAMLET

John Laurie
in the title role
1928-29: HAMLET (Old Vic)
John Laurie, Percy Walsh, Esme Church [4pp; 5x7.5; photo not included; small tear and pencil marks] £2

1928-29: MARY MAGDALENE - Maeterlinck (Old Vic)
Esme Church, John Laurie [4pp; 5x7.5] £2

1928-29: ADAM'S OPERA - Clemence Dane (Old Vic) Premiere
John Laurie, Esme Church, Andrew Leigh, Adele Dixon, Marie Lohr, Percy Walsh [4pp; 5x7.5] (£3) SOLD

1928-29: THE RIVALS (Old Vic)
Esme Church, Adele Dixon, Andrew Leigh [4pp; 5x7.5] £2

1928-29: THE MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR (Old Vic)
Percy Walsh, Esme Church, Adele Dixon, John Laurie [4pp; 5x7.5] £2

1928-29: THE OLD VIC MAGAZINE No.8 Vol.10, May 1929 (Old Vic)
News of the Month, 1924-29, Ballet at the Old Vic by Ninette de Valois, The Old Vic - Within and Without by Ben Greet [4pp; 8.25x10.5; light creases; small split] (£4) SOLD

1928-29: OLD VIC CIRCLE AND ASSOCIATION RE-UNION - May 14th 1929 (Old Vic)
Andrew Leigh, Adele Dixon, Esme Church, and members of the Old Vic Opera Company in GUESTS AT QUICKSANDS by M.Watts and OPERA SELECTIONS [single-sided white sheet; very tatty] (£free) SOLD

1928-29: flyer for OLD VIC TOUR June 3rd, 1929 (King's Theatre, Glasgow)
Wilfred Babbage, Reyner Barton, John Laurie, Horace Sequeira, Esme Church, Adele Dixon in MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR, MACBETH, TWELFTH NIGHT, AS YOU LIKE IT dir:Leigh [4pp; 4x6; photos of Miss Baylis, Andrew Leigh, press comment, booking details; see scan above - a few minor marks] (£3) SOLD

1929-30 OLD VIC SEASON director: Harcourt Williams
John Gielgud, Martita Hunt, Donald Wolfit, Adele Dixon, Gyles Isham, Brember Wills

1929-30: ROMEO AND JULIET (Old Vic)
John Gielgud, Adele Dixon, Gyles Isham, Donald Wolfit, Martita Hunt, Margaret Webster, Richard Riddle, Brember Wills [4pp, 5.75x9; slightly rumpled, minor marks, else VG] (£5) SOLD

1929-30: JULIUS CAESAR (Old Vic)
John Gielgud, Donald Wolfit, Harcourt Williams, Martita Hunt, Brember Wills, Adele Dixon, Francis James [4pp, 5.75x9; slightly rumpled, minor marks, else VG] (£5) SOLD

1929-30: MACBETH (Old Vic)
John Gielgud, Neil Porter, Martita Hunt, Donald Wolfit (as Macduff), Margaret Webster, Adele Dixon (as 2nd Witch), dir:Harcourt Williams [4pp, 5.75x9; slightly rumpled, else VG] (£5) SOLD

1929-30: A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM (Old Vic)
John Gielgud, Martita Hunt, Donald Wolfit, Adele Dixon, Gyles Isham, Leslie French, Margaret Webster, Brember Wills, Richard Riddle [4pp, 5.75x9; slightly rumpled, minor marks, else VG] (£5) SOLD

1929-30: HAMLET
John Gielgud
in the title role
1929-30: HAMLET (Old Vic)
John Gielgud, Donald Wolfit, Martita Hunt, Adele Dixon, Gyles Isham [4pp; 5.75x9; photo not included] (£5) SOLD

1929-30: THE IMAGINARY INVALID (Old Vic)
Brember Wills, Martita Hunt, John Gielgud, Donald Wolfit [4pp; 5.75x9] (£5) SOLD

1929-30: RICHARD II (Old Vic)
John Gielgud, Wills, Gyles Isham, Martita Hunt, Donald Wolfit [4pp; 5.75x9] (£5) SOLD

1929-30: AS YOU LIKE IT (Old Vic)
John Gielgud, Martita Hunt, Baliol Holloway, Donald Wolfit, Adele Dixon [4pp; 5.75x9] (£5) SOLD

1929-30: THE DARK LADY OF THE SONNETS and ANDROCLES AND THE LION (Old Vic)
John Gielgud, Henry Wolston, Harcourt Williams, Martita Hunt, Adele Dixon, Margaret Webster, Brember Wills, John Wyse, Donald Wolfit [4pp, 5.75x9; uncommon; light folds, minor marks, else VG] (£6) SOLD

1929-30: SHAKESPEARE BIRTHDAY FESTIVAL - April 23 1930 (Old Vic)
Excerpts from Shakespeare performed by John Gielgud (as Antonio, Richard II, Mr.Hughes/Lady Macbeth! in 'The Rehearsal', Oberon), Edith Evans, Donald Wolfit, Adele Dixon, Martita Hunt, Esme Church, Beatrice Wilson, Andrew Leigh, Margaret Webster, Gyles Isham, Barbara Everest, Winifred Oughton, Constance Willis, Harcourt Williams, Brember Wills, Dorothy Massingham, Baliol Holloway, John Laurie, Robert Atkins, John Garside and other; an early programme from "The People's Opera and Playhouse", full of interest. [4pp; 9x11.5; folds and tears, but what a line-up of stars!] (£9) SOLD

1929-30: THE OLD VIC MAGAZINE No.1 Vol.11, Sep-Oct 1929 (Old Vic)
Across the Footlights, The Producer's Foreword, Moliere and 'Le Malade Imaginaire' by F.Anstey, My Two Years in Russia by Winifred Kennard, Who's Who In The Shakespeare Company (Molly Francis, John Gielgud, Martita Hunt, Gyles Isham, Francis James, John Killner, Powell Lloyd, Margaret Webster, Harcourt Williams, Brember Wills, Donald Wolfit, Henry Wolston) etc. [8pp; 8.25x10.5; light folds, else VG] (£4) SOLD

1929-30: THE OLD VIC MAGAZINE No.1 Vol.12, Nov 1929 (Old Vic)
Across the Footlights, My Debut in Shakespeare Repertoire by Martita Hunt, Emma Cons by Frank Briant J.P., Do The Words Matter?, Diary of The Month etc. [4pp; 8.25x10.5; light folds, else VG] (£4) SOLD

1929-30: THE OLD VIC MAGAZINE No.2 Vol.12, Dec 1929 (Old Vic)
Foreword, The Meaning Of The Music by Father Andrew, Superior, S.D.C., Opera in England and Germany: A Contrast by May Busby, Book Reviews, Notes, Diary of the Month etc. [4pp; 8.25x10.5; light folds, else VG] (£4) SOLD

1929-30: THE OLD VIC MAGAZINE No.4 Vol.11, Feb 1930 (Old Vic)
News of the Month, Bernard Shaw by Brember Wills, The Old Old Vic by Frank H.Macey, Osteopathy and the Singer, Book Review [4pp; 8.25x10.5; see scan above - light creases] (£4) SOLD

1929-30: Tuesday, April 29th 1930 - FOLK SONGS AND OLD BALLADS (Old Vic)
Jean Sterling Mackinlay, Harcourt Williams in a Song and Poetry recital [4pp on dark blue paper; 5.75x9; final arrangements of season; with engraving of the Vic by Wilfred Walter; creased and slightly split] (£1) SOLD

1930-31 OLD VIC SEASON director: Harcourt Williams
John Gielgud, Dorothy Green, Ralph Richardson

1930-31: HENRY IV PART I (Old Vic)
John Gielgud, Ralph Richardson, Dorothy Green, George Howe [4pp; 5.75x9; faint horizontal crease, else VG] £8

1930-31: THE JEALOUS WIFE (Old Vic)
John Gielgud, Ralph Richardson, Joan Harben, Elsa Palmer, George Howe, Leslie French, Alfred Sangster, Anthony Hawtrey, Valentine Dyall [4pp; 6.25x10; slightly stained] (£8) SOLD

16 January, 1931: Sadler's Wells Theatre reopened

1930-31: TWELFTH NIGHT opening of Sadler's Wells (Old Vic/Sadler's Wells)
John Gielgud, Dorothy Green, Ralph Richardson [4pp; 6.25x10; with details of ceremony] (£10) SOLD

1930-31: TWELFTH NIGHT (Old Vic/Sadler's Wells)
John Gielgud, Dorothy Green, Ralph Richardson [4pp; 6.25x10] (£8) SOLD

1930-31: KING LEAR (Old Vic/Sadler's Wells)
John Gielgud, Dorothy Green, Ralph Richardson, Eric Portman, Robert Speaight [4pp; 6.25x10; slight staining inside] (£9) SOLD

1930-31: Tuesday, March 3rd 1931 - FOLK SONGS AND BALLADS (Old Vic)
Jean Sterling Mackinlay, Harcourt Williams in a Song and Poetry recital [4pp on orange paper; 5.75x9; forthcoming arrangements at the Vic and the Wells; with engraving of the Vic by Wilfred Walter; minor edge damage] (£1) SOLD

1931-32 OLD VIC SEASON director: Harcourt Williams
Ralph Richardson, Edith Evans, Robert Speaight, Robert Harris, Alastair Sim, Phyllis Thomas, George Zucco

1931-32: KING JOHN (Old Vic/Sadler's Wells)
Robert Speaight, Ralph Richardson, George Zucco, Geoffrey Toone, Robert Harris, Ralph Michael, Mary Russell, Phyllis Thomas, Valerie Tudor [4pp; 6x10; w.contemporary newpaper review pinned in] (£6) SOLD

1931-32: ABRAHAM LINCOLN (Old Vic/Sadler's Wells)
Harcourt Williams, Robert Speaight, Alastair Sim, Ralph Richardson, dir:Drinkwater [4pp; 6x10] (£5) SOLD

1931-32: OTHELLO (Old Vic/Sadler's Wells)
Wilfrid Walter, Ralph Richardson, Robert Harris, Edith Evans, Alastair Sim, Phyllis Thomas [4pp; 6x10] £5

1931-32: A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM (Old Vic/Sadler's Wells)
Ralph Richardson, Robert Harris, Leslie French, Robert Speaight, George Zucco [4pp; 6x10] (£5) SOLD

1931-32: HENRY V (Old Vic/Sadler's Wells)
Ralph Richardson, Robert Harris, Robert Speaight, George Zucco, Harcourt Williams [4pp; 6x10] (£6) SOLD

1931-32: THE KNIGHT OF THE BURNING PESTLE (Old Vic/Sadler's Wells)
Ralph Richardson, Sybil Thorndike, George Zucco, Robert Harris, Robert Speaight [4pp; 6x10] £6

1931-32: HAMLET (Old Vic/Sadler's Wells)
Robert Speaight, Alastair Sim, Martita Hunt, Phyllis Thomas, Ralph Richardson [4pp; 6x10] (£5) SOLD

1931-32: HAMLET
Ralph Michael as Horatio, Robert Harris as Hamlet, and Ralph Richardson as the First Gravedigger
1931-32: HAMLET (Old Vic/Sadler's Wells)
Robert Harris, Alastair Sim, Martita Hunt, Phyllis Thomas, Ralph Richardson [4pp; 6x10; light horizontal fold; photo not included] (£5) SOLD

1931-32: JULIUS CAESAR (Old Vic/Sadler's Wells)
Harcourt Williams, Robert Harris, Ralph Richardson, Robert Speaight, Alastair Sim, Phyllis Thomas, Marius Goring, Valerie Tudor [4pp; 6x10] £6

1931-32: THE TAMING OF THE SHREW (Old Vic/Sadler's Wells)
Ralph Richardson, Phyllis Thomas, George Zucco, Robert Harris [4pp; 6x10] £6

1931-32: TWELFTH NIGHT (Old Vic/Sadler's Wells)
Edith Evans, Ralph Richardson, Robert Speaight, Harold Chapin, Robert Harris, Alastair Sim, Ralph Michael [4pp; 6x10] (£6) SOLD

1931-32: TWELFTH NIGHT (Old Vic)
Last Night of Vic Season (May 9th, 1932) Ethel Glendinning, Ralph Richardson, Robert Speaight, Harold Chapin, Robert Harris, Alastair Sim, Ralph Michael [4pp; 6x10] £6

1931-32: GREEN REPERTOIRE SHEET Sep-Dec 1931 (Old Vic/Sadler's Wells)
Details of performances at The Vic and The Wells [single green sheet, printed both sides; c7xc11.5; a bit creased and faded, minor marks but intact - see scan above; most uncommon and fascinating] £3

1931-32: GREEN REPERTOIRE SHEET Nov-Jan 1931-32 (Old Vic/Sadler's Wells)
Details of performances at The Vic and The Wells [single green sheet, printed both sides; c7xc11.5; a bit creased and faded, but intact; most uncommon and fascinating] £3

1931-32: Tuesday, December 1st 1931 - FOLK SONGS AND BALLADS (Old Vic)
Jean Sterling Mackinlay, Harcourt Williams in a Song and Poetry recital [4pp on blue paper; 6x9.5; "next play at the Vic - Henry V"; forthcoming arrangements at the Vic and the Wells; with engraving of the Vic by Wilfred Walter; minor edge damage] (£1) SOLD

1931-32: GREEN REPERTOIRE SHEET Jan-Mch 1932 (Old Vic/Sadler's Wells)
Details of performances at The Vic and The Wells [single green sheet, printed both sides; c7xc11.5; a bit creased and faded, but intact; most uncommon and fascinating] £3

1931-32: GREEN REPERTOIRE SHEET Feb-May 1932 (Old Vic/Sadler's Wells)
Details of performances at The Vic and The Wells [single green sheet, printed both sides; c7xc11.5; a bit creased and faded, but intact; most uncommon and fascinating] £3

1931-32: THE OLD VIC AND SADLER'S WELLS MAGAZINE No.3 Vol.2, March 1932 (Old Vic/Sadler's Wells)
News of the Month, Sir Edward Elgar and the Ballet by Dr.Nicholas Gatty, Some American Notes by Wilfrid Walter, Circle and Association and Other Notes [4pp; 8.25x10.5; light creases] £4

1932-33 OLD VIC SEASON director: Harcourt Williams
Peggy Ashcroft, Malcolm Keen, Anthony Quayle, Alistair Sim, Veronica Turleigh, George Devine, Marius Goring, Roger Livesey, Clare Harris, Caroline Keith

1932-33: CAESAR AND CLEOPATRA (Old Vic/Sadler's Wells)
Malcolm Keen, Peggy Ashcroft, Alastair Sim, Anthony Quayle, George Devine, Marius Goring, Roger Livesey, Caroline Keith [12pp; 7.5x10; red] £5

1932-33: THE WINTER'S TALE (Old Vic/Sadler's Wells)
Malcolm Keen, Peggy Ashcroft, Alastair Sim, Anthony Quayle, Turleigh, George Devine, Clare Harris, Marius Goring, Roger Livesey, Nigel Stock (Mamillius) [12pp; 7.5x10; red] £5

1932-33: THE TEMPEST (Old Vic/Sadler's Wells)
Harcourt Williams, Peggy Ashcroft, Anthony Quayle, Leslie French, Malcolm Keen, Alastair Sim, George Devine, Marius Goring, Roger Livesey [12pp; 7.5x10; red] £5

1932-33: AS YOU LIKE IT (Old Vic/Sadler's Wells)
William Fox, Peggy Ashcroft, Malcolm Keen, Alastair Sim, Anthony Quayle, George Devine, Marius Goring, Roger Livesey, Caroline Keith [12pp; 7.5x10; red] £5

1932-33: CYMBELINE (Old Vic/Sadler's Wells)
Alastair Sim, Peggy Ashcroft, George Devine, Malcolm Keen, Roger Livesey, Anthony Quayle, Marius Goring, Caroline Keith [12pp; 7.5x10; red; photo not included] £5

1932-33: THE SCHOOL FOR SCANDAL (Old Vic/Sadler's Wells)
Roger Livesey, Peggy Ashcroft, Malcolm Keen, Alastair Sim, Anthony Quayle, Veronica Turleigh, George Devine, Marius Goring [12pp; 7.5x10; red; VG] £5

1933: Malcolm Keen and Peggy Ashcroft in THE SCHOOL FOR SCANDAL (Old Vic) Postcard
Old Vic; photo by J W Debenham [6"x4" Theatre Museum postcard; VG] £1

1932-33: ROMEO AND JULIET (Old Vic/Sadler's Wells)
Marius Goring, Peggy Ashcroft, Malcolm Keen, Alastair Sim, Anthony Quayle, George Devine, Clare Harris, Roger Livesey [12pp; 7.5x10; red; light horizontal bend, else VG] £6

1932-33: SHE STOOPS TO CONQUER (Old Vic/Sadler's Wells)
Malcolm Keen, Peggy Ashcroft, Roger Livesey, Anthony Quayle, Clare Harris, Marius Goring [12pp; 7.5x10; red] £5

1933-34 OLD VIC SEASON director: Tyrone Guthrie
Charles Laughton, Flora Robson, Ursula Jeans, Roger Livesey, James Mason, Athene Seyler, Elsa Lanchester, Marius Goring, Leon Quartermaine

1933 (18 Sep): TWELFTH NIGHT (Old Vic)
Opening Night of Season; Ursula Jeans, Roger Livesey, James Mason, Athene Seyler, Leon Quartermaine, Marius Goring [4pp; 6.25x10] £5

1933: THE CHERRY ORCHARD
produced by Tyrone Guthrie

Charlotta Ivanovna (Elsa Lanchester), with gun
Epihodov (Marius Goring), with guitar
Dunyasha (Barbara Wilcox)
and Yasha (James Mason), seated
1933 (20 Oct): THE CHERRY ORCHARD (Old Vic)
Athene Seyler, Charles Laughton, Ursula Jeans, Flora Robson, Roger Livesey, James Mason, Marius Goring, Leon Quartermaine, Elsa Lanchester [4pp; 6.25x10; photo not included; slight edge damage, and minor marks, but uncommon] £5

1934 (19 Jan): HENRY VIII (Old Vic/Sadler's Wells)
Charles Laughton, Flora Robson, Robert Farquharson, Nicholas Hannen, Jeans, Roger Livesey, James Mason, Athene Seyler, Elsa Lanchester, Marius Goring [4pp; 6.25x10; photo not included; date on cover, else VG] £7

1933: Flora Robson, Charles Laughton and Robert Farquharson in HENRY VIII (Sadler's Wells) Postcard
Old Vic; photo by J W Debenham [6"x4" Theatre Museum postcard; VG] £1

1934 (24 Feb): THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST (Old Vic/Sadler's Wells)
Athene Seyler, Roger Livesey, Flora Robson, Elsa Lanchester, Ursula Jeans, Charles Laughton, James Mason [4pp, 6.25x10; date on cover, else VG] £10

1934 (27 Apr): MACBETH (Old Vic)
Charles Laughton, Flora Robson, Roger Livesey, James Mason, Athene Seyler, Marius Goring, Nigel Stock (Boy) [4pp, 6.25x10; date on cover, else VG] £8

1933-34: LOVE FOR LOVE (Sadler's Wells)
Charles Laughton, Athene Seyler, Ursula Jeans, Flora Robson, Elsa Lanchester, Roger Livesey, James Mason, Marius Goring [4pp; 6.25x10] (£8) SOLD

1933-34: MEASURE FOR MEASURE (Old Vic)
Charles Laughton, Flora Robson, Roger Livesey, James Mason, Ursula Jeans, Athene Seyler, Elsa Lanchester, Marius Goring [4pp; 6.25x10] (£8) SOLD

1933-34: THE TEMPEST
produced by Tyrone Guthrie
Alonso (Marius Goring), Francisco (James Mason); Ariel (Elsa Lanchester); Gonzalo (Evan John), Adrian (Desmond Walter-Ellis); Antonio (Dennis Arundell) and Sebastian (Ernest Hare), with drawn swords

1933-34: THE TEMPEST (Old Vic/Sadler's Wells)
Charles Laughton, Ursula Jeans, Roger Livesey, Marius Goring, Dennis Arundell, Elsa Lanchester, James Mason, Flora Robson, Peter Copley, Thorley Walters [4pp; 6.25x10; photo not included; small tear at spine] (£7) SOLD

1934 (24 Apr): OLD VIC DRAMATIC STUDENTS in scenes from The Rose Without a Thorn - Clifford Bax, The School For Scandal - R. B. Sheridan, and The Kingdom of God - trans. Granville Barker (Old Vic)
Valentine Richmond, Russell Waters, Anne Wood, Desmond Walter-Ellis, Cecil Scott-Paton, Mary Leahy, Raymond Johnson, John Allen, Alan Foss, Lindesay Baxter, Thorley Walters, Rose Temple, Stella Dallimore, Peter Copley, Margaret Appleyard, Rosemary Dale, Stefan Schnabel, Phyllis Hatch, Freda Silcock, Joy Hervey, Joan Leister, Betty Scott, Anna Brunton, Maureen Robinson, Philippa Weigall, Elspeth Currie, Patrick Ross, Caroline Bayly, Rosemary Read, Henrietta Edwards, Eileen Winter, Henry Rayner, Evelyn Allen, Alta Hershey, dir:Norman V. Norman, Beatrice Wilson, Betty Hardy, Murray Macdonald [4pp, 6.25x9.9; slightly rumpled, else VG] £4

1933-34: THE VOYSEY INHERITANCE - Harley Granville-Barker (Sadler's Wells)
Felix Aylmer, May Whitty, Harcourt Williams, Maurice Evans, Marius Goring, Hermione Hannen, O.B.Clarence, George Devine, dir:Granville-Barker & H.Williams [4pp; 6.25x10] £4

1933-34: Tuesday, April 10th 1934 - FOLK SONGS AND BALLADS (Old Vic)
Jean Sterling Mackinlay, Harcourt Williams in a Song and Poetry recital [4pp on white paper; 6.25x9.75; forthcoming arrangements, including last three weeks of Shakespeare season, Shakespeare Birthday Festival with ‘Hamlet' by Ben Greet, Last Night of Season, opera and ballet at the Wells; minor tear] (£2) SOLD

1933-34: Shakespeare Birthday Festival - HAMLET in its entirety - April 23 & 27 1934 (Sadler's Wells)
Ernest Milton, Gyles Isham, Sybil Thorndike, Marie Ney, Esmond Knight, John Laurie, Henry Wendon, Ben Greet, Leslie French; "produced by Ben Greet, and played by Friends and fellow Actors of the Old Vic and Sadler's Wells for many years past (1914-34.)"
[4pp; 9x11.5; light horizontal fold, minor staining and edge damage] £12

1933-34: SHAKESPEARE BIRTHDAY FESTIVAL - April 23 1934 (Old Vic)
Excerpts from Shakespeare performed by Ralph Richardson, Donald Wolfit, Flora Robson, Athene Seyler, Ben Greet, Ernest Milton, Dorothy Green, Harcourt Williams, Martita Hunt, Roger Livesey, Ursula Jeans, Frank Napier, Leslie French, Margaret Webster, Marius Goring, James Mason.
[4pp; 9x11.5; with horizontal fold] (£11) SOLD

OLD VIC 1914-28 1928-341934-49 1949-56 1956-63

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