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July Highlights

This July HDNET MOVIES is rockin’ you into summer! Don’t miss Stewart Copeland as he hosts a week of awesome Classic Rock documentaries featuring artists like The Police, Bob Dylan, The Dobbie Brothers, Bad Company, Lynyrd Skynyrd and many more! Spend the 4th of July with The Beach Boys, don’t miss THE BEACH BOYS: AN AMERICAN BAND, THE BEACH BOYS: AN AMERICAN FAMILY, and the network PREMIERE of LOVE & MERCY. Or you could Hit the Beach with Frankie and Annette, catch 4 of their best movies with the network PREMIERES of PAJAMA PARTY, MUSCLE BEACH PARTY, BIKINI BEACH and BEACH BLANKET BINGO.


Love & Mercy

Love & Mercy

Rating: PG-13

Year: 2015

Cast: Paul Dano, John Cusack, Elizabeth Banks

Director: Bill Pohlan

Synopsis: The story of Brian Wilson, leader of The Beach Boys, in the 1960s as he struggles with emerging psychosis. And in the 1980s when he is a broken, confused man.

Run Time: 2:01

Air Dates

Wed, Jul 4th - 12:05 PM EDT

Wed, Jul 4th - 7:00 PM EDT

Mon, Jul 9th - 6:00 AM EDT

Tue, Jul 17th - 5:55 PM EDT

Wed, Jul 18th - 3:35 AM EDT


The Beach Boys: An American Band

The Beach Boys: An American Band

Rating: PG-13

Year: 1985

Cast: Brian Wilson, Dennis Wilson, Carl Wilson

Director: Malcolm Leo

Synopsis: A music biopic on the American rock band The Beach Boys consisting of interviews, concert footage, and movie/television clips.

Run Time: 1:44

Air Dates

Wed, Jul 4th - 2:10 PM EDT

Wed, Jul 4th - 9:05 PM EDT


The Beach Boys: An American Family

The Beach Boys: An American Family

Rating: NR

Year: 2000

Cast: Kevin Dunn, Jessica Shannon, Frederick Weller

Director: Jeff Bleckner

Synopsis: A fictionalized account based on the lives and musical careers of the members of the rock group the Beach Boys.

Run Time: 2:55

Air Dates

Wed, Jul 4th - 4:00 PM EDT

Wed, Jul 4th - 10:50 PM EDT

Thu, Jul 5th - 6:00 AM EDT


Pajama Party

Pajama Party

Rating: Not Rated

Year: 1964

Cast: Tommy Kirk, Annette Funicello, Elsa Lanchester

Director: Don Weis

Synopsis: A Martian teenager is sent to Earth to prepare the way for an invasion.

Run Time: 1:22

Air Dates

Thu, Jul 5th - 7:35 PM EDT

Fri, Jul 6th - 7:05 AM EDT

Tue, Jul 17th - 8:00 AM EDT

Fri, Jul 27th - 8:40 AM EDT

Mon, Jul 30th - 6:25 AM EDT


Muscle Beach Party

Muscle Beach Party

Rating: Not Rated

Year: 1964

Cast: Frankie Avalon, Annette Funicello, Luciana Paluzzi

Director: William Asher

Synopsis: A businessman has taken over a local beach to train body builders.

Run Time: 1:35

Air Dates

Thu, Jul 5th - 9:00 PM EDT

Fri, Jul 6th - 2:05 AM EDT

Tue, Jul 17th - 6:20 AM EDT

Mon, Jul 23rd - 7:45 AM EDT

Tue, Jul 31st - 10:30 AM EDT


Bikini Beach

Bikini Beach

Rating: Not Rated

Year: 1964

Cast: Frankie Avalon, Annette Funicello, Martha Hyer

Director: William Asher

Synopsis: A millionaire sets out to prove that his pet chimp is as intelligent as the teenagers who hang out on the local beach.

Run Time: 1:39

Air Dates

Thu, Jul 5th - 10:40 PM EDT

Fri, Jul 6th - 3:45 AM EDT

Tue, Jul 10th - 6:20 AM EDT

Tue, Jul 17th - 4:10 PM EDT

Mon, Jul 23rd - 6:00 AM EDT


Beach Blanket Bingo

Beach Blanket Bingo

Rating: Not Rated

Year: 1965

Cast: Frankie Avalon, Annette Funicello, Deborah Walley

Director: William Asher

Synopsis: After singer Sugar Kane is kidnaped by a motorcycle gang, her manager hires sky-diving surfers for a publicity stunt.

Run Time: 1:38

Air Dates

Fri, Jul 6th - 12:25 AM EDT

Fri, Jul 6th - 5:25 AM EDT

Fri, Jul 13th - 6:35 AM EDT

Fri, Jul 13th - 1:35 PM EDT

Sun, Jul 22nd - 9:35 AM EDT


Cobra

Cobra

Rating: R

Year: 1986

Cast: Sylvester Stallone, Brigitte Nielsen, Reni Santoni

Director: George P. Cosmatos

Synopsis: A seemingly heartless cop becomes the bodyguard of a model targeted for murder by a gang of killers.

Run Time: 1:26

Air Dates

Fri, Jul 6th - 7:30 PM EDT

Sat, Jul 7th - 3:00 AM EDT

Tue, Jul 10th - 12:05 PM EDT

Mon, Jul 16th - 3:00 PM EDT

Tue, Jul 17th - 11:10 AM EDT


Demolition Man

Demolition Man

Rating: R

Year: 1993

Cast: Sylvester Stallone, Wesley Snipes, Sandra Bullock

Director: Marco Brambilla

Synopsis: Los Angeles, 2018. After being wrongly imprisoned for a series of murders, a cop is released from a cryogenic jail in order to join the hunt for the real killer.

Run Time: 1:54

Air Dates

Fri, Jul 6th - 9:00 PM EDT

Wed, Jul 11th - 3:35 PM EDT

Thu, Jul 12th - 10:25 AM EDT

Tue, Jul 24th - 5:05 PM EDT

Wed, Jul 25th - 12:30 PM EDT


Daylight

Daylight

Rating: PG-13

Year: 1996

Cast: Sylvester Stallone, Amy Brenneman, Viggo Mortensen

Director: Rob Cohen

Synopsis: A hero tries to help people trapped inside a New York tunnel find safety after an explosion collapses both ends of the tunnel.

Run Time: 1:54

Air Dates

Fri, Jul 6th - 11:00 PM EDT

Sat, Jul 7th - 4:30 AM EDT

Sun, Jul 15th - 3:35 PM EDT

Tue, Jul 24th - 3:05 PM EDT

Wed, Jul 25th - 10:30 AM EDT


Escape Plan

Escape Plan

Rating: R

Year: 2013

Cast: Sylvester Stallone, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Jim Caviezel

Director: Mikael Hafstrom

Synopsis: A man is set up and finds himself incarcerated in the world's most secret and secure prison and has to use his skills to escape with help from the inside.

Run Time: 1:55

Air Dates

Sat, Jul 7th - 1:00 AM EDT

Sat, Jul 14th - 5:05 PM EDT

Sun, Jul 15th - 1:35 PM EDT

Wed, Jul 18th - 8:15 AM EDT

Tue, Jul 24th - 1:05 PM EDT


The Forbidden Kingdom

The Forbidden Kingdom

Rating: PG-13

Year: 2008

Cast: Jet Li, Jackie Chan, Michael Angarano

Director: Rob Minkoff

Synopsis: A discovery made by a kung fu obsessed American teen sends him on an adventure to China, where he joins up with a band of martial arts warriors in order to free the imprisoned Monkey King.

Run Time: 1:44

Air Dates

Sat, Jul 7th - 5:35 PM EDT

Fri, Jul 13th - 7:10 PM EDT

Sat, Jul 14th - 1:35 AM EDT

Sun, Jul 22nd - 11:40 AM EDT

Sat, Jul 28th - 12:30 PM EDT


Rumble in the Bronx

Rumble in the Bronx

Rating: R

Year: 1995

Cast: Jackie Chan, Anita Mui, Bill Tung

Director: Stanley Tong

Synopsis: While visiting his uncle in America, a young man from Hong Kong with kung-fu fighting skills finds himself in a battle against a local street gang.

Run Time: 1:27

Air Dates

Sat, Jul 7th - 7:25 PM EDT

Sun, Jul 8th - 4:40 AM EDT

Fri, Jul 13th - 9:00 PM EDT

Sat, Jul 14th - 3:25 AM EDT

Wed, Jul 25th - 4:25 PM EDT


Operation Condor 2: The Armour of the Gods

Operation Condor 2: The Armour of the Gods

Rating: R

Year: 1986

Cast: Jackie Chan, Alan Tam, Rosamund Kwan

Director: Jackie Chan

Synopsis: A man is sent on a quest through Europe to find a mysterious treasure held by a shadowy organization of monks.

Run Time: 1:27

Air Dates

Mon, Jul 2nd - 11:15 AM EDT

Fri, Jul 13th - 10:30 PM EDT

Sat, Jul 14th - 4:55 AM EDT

Sat, Jul 28th - 2:15 PM EDT

Tue, Jul 31st - 9:00 AM EDT


Operation Condor: Armour of God 2

Operation Condor: Armour of God 2

Rating: PG-13

Year: 1991

Cast: Jackie Chan, Eva Cobo, Aldo Sambrell

Director: Jackie Chan

Synopsis: An agent is hired to find WWII Nazi gold hidden in the Sahara desert. However, a team of mercenaries have ideas on the ownership of the gold and a chase ensues to see who gets there first.

Run Time: 1:30

Air Dates

Mon, Jul 2nd - 12:45 PM EDT

Sat, Jul 14th - 12:00 AM EDT

Sat, Jul 14th - 6:25 AM EDT

Mon, Jul 23rd - 4:25 AM EDT

Sat, Jul 28th - 3:45 PM EDT


Everyone Stares: The Police Inside Out

Everyone Stares: The Police Inside Out

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Cast: Stewart Copeland, Sting, Andy Summers

Director: Stewart Copeland

Synopsis: Drummer Stewart Copeland narrates the rise of legendary rock band the Police using a decades-old archive of intimate, behind-the-scenes footage shot with his own movie camera. Over the course of a few brief years, Copeland, Sting and Andy Summers work hard, play hard and hold tight as their unusual mix of power-pop and reggae takes their "little band" from obscurity in London to international stardom.

Run Time: 1:14

Air Dates

Mon, Jul 16th - 8:00 PM EDT

Tue, Jul 17th - 12:00 AM EDT

Sun, Jul 22nd - 5:05 PM EDT


The US Generation: The 1982 Us Festival

The US Generation: The 1982 Us Festival

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Synopsis: The US Generation: The 1982 Us Festival ("Us" as in "you and me") is the official and authorized documentary film about a 3-day mega concert that forever changed the acceptance and plausibility of outdoor mega-concerts, thus setting the stage for Live Aid, Lollapalooza, Bonnaroo, Coachella and many more major festivals to come....

Run Time: 1:42

Air Dates

Mon, Jul 16th - 9:15 PM EDT

Tue, Jul 17th - 1:20 AM EDT


The Story Of Rod Stewart

The Story Of Rod Stewart

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Synopsis: From rock to pop and heartfelt soul, Rod Stewart is a rare genre-spanning artist, appealing to a massive global audience. Catch this behind the scenes look at this successful artist.

Run Time: 1:00

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Mon, Jul 16th - 11:00 PM EDT


The Doobie Brothers: Let The Music Play

The Doobie Brothers: Let The Music Play

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Synopsis: From their start at the Chateau Liberte’ in Santa Cruz to playing at the largest venues around the world, this film takes viewers on a journey through the history of The Doobie Brothers led by the band members as they share anecdotes and personal experiences.

Run Time: 1:45

Air Dates

Tue, Jul 17th - 8:00 PM EDT

Wed, Jul 18th - 12:20 AM EDT


Bad Company

Bad Company

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Director: Jon Brewer

Synopsis: Producer/director Jon Brewer captures, for the first time, the incredible story of one of rock’s original super-groups, Bad Company, creators of a powerful true rock sound and spirit that imprinted upon the 1970s and continues to sell out stadium tours worldwide.

Run Time: 1:30

Air Dates

Tue, Jul 17th - 9:45 PM EDT

Wed, Jul 18th - 2:05 AM EDT


Elton John: Music Man

Elton John: Music Man

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Synopsis: This is the story of one of the world's greatest ever musicians…Elton John.

Run Time: 1:05

Air Dates

Tue, Jul 17th - 11:15 PM EDT


Sensation: The Story of The Who's Tommy

Sensation: The Story of The Who's Tommy

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Synopsis: The Who’s seminal double album “Tommy,” released in 1969, is a milestone in rock history. This new film explores the background, creation and impact of “Tommy” through new interviews with Pete Townshend and Roger Daltrey, archive interviews with the late John Entwistle, and contributions from engineer Bob Pridden, artwork creator Mike McInnerney, plus others involved in the creation of the album and journalists who assess the album’s historic and cultural impact.

Run Time: 1:25

Air Dates

Wed, Jul 18th - 8:00 PM EDT

Thu, Jul 19th - 12:55 AM EDT


No Direction Home: Bob Dylan

No Direction Home: Bob Dylan

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Synopsis: Produced by Jeff Rosen and Nigel Sinclair, along with Susan Lacy and Anthony Wall, the film focuses on Dylan’s life and music from 1961 to 1966, detailing the artist’s journey from his hometown of Hibbing, Minnesota, through his emergence in the folk music scene of New York’s Greenwich Village to his controversial decision to go “electric” and his rise to the pinnacle of international fame and cultural impact.

Run Time: 3:30

Air Dates

Wed, Jul 18th - 9:25 PM EDT

Thu, Jul 19th - 2:20 AM EDT


The Allman Brothers Band: After the Crash

The Allman Brothers Band: After the Crash

Rating: Not Rated

Year: 2016

Cast: Greg Allman, Dickey Betts, Berry Oakley

Director: Tom O'Dell

Synopsis: After Duane Allman was killed in a motorcycle crash, many felt the band died, too. This documentary tells the story of the post-Duane years through archival footage and interviews with past members.

Run Time: 1:50

Air Dates

Thu, Jul 19th - 8:00 PM EDT

Fri, Jul 20th - 3:20 AM EDT


Chicago: The Terry Kath Experience

Chicago: The Terry Kath Experience

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Synopsis: A journey into the mind of one of great unsung rock legends of the 1970’s. The late Terry Kath was one of the founding members of the band Chicago, whose powerful guitar playing and husky, melodic voice has been praised by such icons as Jimi Hendrix, Joe Walsh and Eric Clapton.

Run Time: 1:25

Air Dates

Thu, Jul 19th - 9:55 PM EDT

Fri, Jul 20th - 1:55 AM EDT


Eric Clapton: The 1970s Review

Eric Clapton: The 1970s Review

Rating: Not Rated

Year: 2016

Cast: Eric Clapton

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Synopsis: Eric Clapton’s musical journey through the seventies is recalled, from his days with musical collectives after Cream disbanded, to his hugely successful solo career, as told by musicians and biographers who knew him best during that period.

Run Time: 2:32

Air Dates

Thu, Jul 19th - 11:20 PM EDT


The Doors: Mr. Mojo Risin': The Story of L.A. Woman

The Doors: Mr. Mojo Risin': The Story of L.A. Woman

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Synopsis: Featuring exclusive interviews with band members Ray Manzarek, John Densmore and Robby Kreiger, plus Elektra Records founder Jac Holzman, their manager at the time Bill Siddons, and their closest colleagues and collaborators - along with exclusive performances, archival footage and examination of the original multi-track recording tapes with Producer Bruce Botnick - this film tells the amazing story of this landmark album by one of the most influential bands on the planet.

Run Time: 1:00

Air Dates

Fri, Jul 20th - 8:00 PM EDT

Sat, Jul 21st - 1:10 AM EDT


Crossfire Hurricane - The Rolling Stones

Crossfire Hurricane - The Rolling Stones

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Synopsis: A remarkable new perspective on the career of rock 'n' roll icons the Rolling Stones and their journey from blues-obsessed teenagers to rock royalty.

Run Time: 1:50

Air Dates

Fri, Jul 20th - 9:05 PM EDT

Sat, Jul 21st - 2:15 AM EDT

Thu, Jul 26th - 7:05 PM EDT

Fri, Jul 27th - 2:15 AM EDT


Rush: The Rise of Kings 1968-1981

Rush: The Rise of Kings 1968-1981

Rating: Not Rated

Year: 2014

Cast: Alex Lifeson, Geddy Lee, Neil Peart

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Synopsis: From Rush’s early days playing in the bars of Toronto to their epic success on American stages, this documentary traces the bands journey through hard rock, progressive rock, and heavy metal in the 1970s.

Run Time: 2:03

Air Dates

Fri, Jul 20th - 11:00 PM EDT


Gone with the Wind: The Remarkable Rise and Tragic Fall of Lynyrd Skynyrd

Gone with the Wind: The Remarkable Rise and Tragic Fall of Lynyrd Skynyrd

Rating: Not Rated

Year: 2015

Cast: Gary Rossington, Johnny Van Zant

Director: Tom O'Dell

Synopsis: Lynyrd Skynyrd’s remarkable history, from Ronnie Van Zant’s earliest days to the tragic plane crash in 1977 that ended the band’s hugely successful career, told by past band members and producers, and through seldom seen footage and interviews.

Run Time: 2:43

Air Dates

Sat, Jul 21st - 8:00 PM EDT

Sun, Jul 22nd - 12:40 AM EDT


Stevie Ray Vaughan – Lonestar: 1984-1989

Stevie Ray Vaughan – Lonestar: 1984-1989

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Synopsis: In the mid-1970s, when Stevie Ray Vaughan first emerged as a modern blues guitarist with unparalleled ability and passion - skills which distinguished his playing from that of just about all his contemporaries - the blues world he represented had little impact in the mainstream market place. This film traces and reveals the full, previously un-told story of Stevie Ray Vaughan's glory years, the period between the release of his debut album and his tragic death in a helicopter crash in 1989.

Run Time: 1:47

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Sat, Jul 21st - 10:50 PM EDT

Sun, Jul 22nd - 3:30 AM EDT


Pink Floyd - Story of Wish You Were Here

Pink Floyd - Story of Wish You Were Here

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Synopsis: Wish You Were Here, released in September 1975, was the follow up album to the globally successful The Dark Side Of The Moon and is cited by many fans, as well as band members Richard Wright and David Gilmour, as their favorite Pink Floyd album. This program tells the story of the making of this landmark release through new interviews with Roger Waters, David Gilmour and Nick Mason and archive interviews with the late Richard Wright.

Run Time: 1:05

Air Dates

Sun, Jul 22nd - 8:00 PM EDT

Sun, Jul 22nd - 11:20 PM EDT


Roger Waters The Wall

Roger Waters The Wall

Rating: R

Year: 2015

Cast: Roger Waters, Dave Kilminster

Director: Sean Evans

Synopsis: This part-live-concert, part-documentary follows Pink Floyd frontman Roger Waters on his massive, continent-crossing, solo tour with the epic stage show of the band's legendary album, The Wall.

Run Time: 2:12

Air Dates

Thu, Jul 19th - 8:05 AM EDT

Sun, Jul 22nd - 9:05 PM EDT

Mon, Jul 23rd - 12:25 AM EDT

Fri, Jul 27th - 6:00 AM EDT


Sudden Death

Sudden Death

Rating: R

Year: 1995

Cast: Jean Claude Van Damme, Powers Boothe, Raymond j. Barry

Director: Peter Hyams

Synopsis: A former fireman takes on a group of terrorists holding the Vice President and others hostage during the seventh game of the NHL Stanley Cup finals.

Run Time: 1:51

Air Dates

Tue, Jul 10th - 3:20 PM EDT

Wed, Jul 11th - 11:35 AM EDT

Sun, Jul 15th - 7:05 PM EDT

Mon, Jul 23rd - 11:05 PM EDT

Tue, Jul 24th - 3:05 AM EDT


Bloodsport

Bloodsport

Rating: R

Year: 1988

Cast: Jean Clau Van Damme, Donald Gibb, Forest Whitaker

Director: Newt Arnold

Synopsis: Frank Dux has spent most his life being trained by Tanaka to participate in the Kumite, the ultimate martial arts tournament, where participants are seriously injured, even killed.

Run Time: 1:32

Air Dates

Mon, Jul 2nd - 6:00 AM EDT

Mon, Jul 2nd - 2:20 PM EDT

Tue, Jul 3rd - 4:35 AM EDT

Wed, Jul 11th - 5:35 PM EDT

Thu, Jul 12th - 12:25 PM EDT


Cyborg

Cyborg

Rating: R

Year: 1989

Cast: Jean-Claude Van Damme, Deborah Richter, Vincent Klyn

Director: Albert Pyun

Synopsis: In the post-apocalyptic future, a heroic martial artist battles evil gangs while searching for the cure for the plague.

Run Time: 1:26

Air Dates

Thu, Jul 5th - 12:40 PM EDT

Mon, Jul 9th - 8:15 AM EDT

Sun, Jul 15th - 5:35 PM EDT

Mon, Jul 16th - 4:30 AM EDT

Sat, Jul 21st - 3:35 PM EDT


Money Train

Money Train

Rating: R

Year: 1995

Cast: Wesley Snipes, Woody Harrelson, Jennifer Lopez

Director: Joseph Ruben

Synopsis: A pair of step-brothers, Charlie, a screw-up, and John, a hero, work as New York transit cops. When Charlie falls into debt with the wrong people, he hatches a plan to rob a train carrying millions, it is up to John to stop him before it's too late.

Run Time: 1:50

Air Dates

Fri, Jul 6th - 3:40 PM EDT

Thu, Jul 12th - 7:05 PM EDT

Fri, Jul 13th - 4:40 AM EDT

Mon, Jul 16th - 1:05 PM EDT

Tue, Jul 24th - 7:00 AM EDT


The Art of War

The Art of War

Rating: R

Year: 2000

Cast: Wesley Snipes, Donald Sutherland, Maury Chaykin

Director: Christian Duguay

Synopsis: When shipping container full of dead Vietnamese refugees turns up on the docks and China's ambassador is gunned down at a dinner celebrating a new trade agreement with the US, Shaw is framed for the murder and must evade the FBI and Triad gangsters to find out what is really going on.

Run Time: 1:57

Air Dates

Fri, Jul 6th - 10:20 AM EDT

Sat, Jul 7th - 6:30 AM EDT

Sun, Jul 15th - 9:00 PM EDT

Mon, Jul 16th - 12:45 AM EDT

Sat, Jul 21st - 7:40 AM EDT


The Art of War II: Betrayal

The Art of War II: Betrayal

Rating: R

Year: 2008

Cast: Wesley Snipes, Lochlyn Munro, Athena Karkanis

Director: Josef Rusnak

Synopsis: Agent Neil Shaw is called out of retirement and finds himself in the midst of a plot to assassinate several leading senators.

Run Time: 1:43

Air Dates

Sat, Jul 7th - 8:30 AM EDT

Sun, Jul 15th - 11:00 PM EDT

Mon, Jul 16th - 2:45 AM EDT

Sat, Jul 21st - 9:40 AM EDT

Thu, Jul 26th - 2:10 PM EDT

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