Documentaries Top 500 Sellers
Based on units sold online over the past 30-90 days.

#1:
Banned Cartoons: A Historical Archive of the
25% OFF
Starring Mel Blanc, Freeman Gosden & Charles Correll
Directed by Friz Freleng & Walter Lantz
A collection of politically incorrect cartoons from the 1930s and 40s, directed by the greats of the Golden Age of American Animation, presented for historical purposes.
Documentary on DVD-R - Released February 2, 2016
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#2:
Lost Cold War Propaganda Cartoons
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Directed by Carl Urbano & George Gordon
Cold War paranoia and patriotic jingoism abound in these wonderfully animated cartoons from John Sutherland Productions.
Documentary on DVD-R - Released November 29, 2016
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#3:
NBC News - Survivor: The Aron Ralston Story
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Starring Tom Brokaw
Documentary on DVD - Released June 6, 2006
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(23 Ratings)
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#4:
Stars in Their Shorts
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Starring Jack Benny, Eddie "Rochester" Anderson, Loretta Young & William Holden
Directed by Leo McCarey & S. Roy Luby
A collection of vintage short subjects featuring some of the biggest stars of Hollywood’s Golden Age.
Documentary on DVD-R - Released November 29, 2016
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#5: Wishful Drinking
Starring Carrie Fisher
Directed by Randy Barbato & Fenton Bailey
Documentary on DVD-R - Released June 25, 2013
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#6:
NBC News - Buried Secrets: Cold Cases Uncovered
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Starring Keith Morrison & Mike Taibbi
Documentary on DVD - Released June 6, 2006
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(41 Ratings)
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#7:
NBC News - Deep Throat: Full Story of Watergate
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Starring Tom Brokaw
Documentary on DVD - Released June 6, 2006
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(40 Ratings)
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#8:
NBC News - Secrets to the Code / The Mystery of
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Starring Stone Phillips
Documentary on DVD - Released June 6, 2006
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(38 Ratings)
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NBC 78609D
#9:
Trains - The Golden Age of Trains, Volume 4
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A nostalgic collection of shorts from the vintage days of train travel.
Documentary on DVD-R - Released December 20, 2016
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#10:
Great American Inventors
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Starring Richard Denning & Byron Foulger
Directed by Richard Fleischer, Julian Roffman, Robert Snyder & Jules Bricken
Learn all about America's greatest inventors in this collection of rare vintage films, including "The Man Who Took a Chance: Eli Whitney" (1952), "Mr. Bell" (1947), "The Story of Thomas A. Edison" (1950), and "Henry Ford's Mirror of America" (1963).
Documentary on DVD-R - Released December 20, 2016
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#11:
NBC News - Inside Evil: Serial Killers Jeffrey
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Starring Stone Phillips
Documentary on DVD - Released June 6, 2006
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(39 Ratings)
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#12:
Sherlock Holmes - A Talk with Sir Arthur Conan
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Documentary on DVD - Released November 1, 2011
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(6 Ratings)
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#13:
New York World's Fair: A Collection of Short
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A collection of short subjects covering the 1939 and 1964 New York World's Fair.
Documentary on DVD-R - Released May 15, 2012
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#14:
Public Enemies: The Golden Age of the Gangster
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Directed by Constantine Nasr
Documentary on DVD - Released 2008
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#15:
Trains - The Golden Age of Trains, Volume 3
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A collection of vintage short subjects from the nostalgic days of railroad travel.
Documentary on DVD-R - Released August 30, 2016
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#16:
George Michael: Up Close and Personal
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Documentary on DVD - Released July 8, 2014
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#17:
Pop & Me
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Starring Richard Roe & Chris Roe
Directed by Richard Roe & Chris Roe
Documentary on DVD - Released December 19, 2000
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(16 Ratings)
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#18:
Abraham Lincoln - Father of Freedom
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Documentary on DVD - Released May 6, 2014
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#19:
Starwoids
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Starring Kevin Smith
Directed by Dennis Przywara
Fact is Stranger Than Science Fiction
Documentary on DVD - Released October 16, 2001
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(22 Ratings)
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#20:
Sex Do's and Don'ts: Vintage Sex Ed Films of the
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A collection of awkwardly hilarious sex education films from the days of 'going steady', 'heavy petting' and homophobia.
Documentary on DVD-R - Released February 2, 2016
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#21:
Traveltalks Shorts, Volume 1 (3-Disc)
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Directed by James A. FitzPatrick
James A. FitzPatrick trotted all over the earthly sphere, training his Technicolor camera at sights picturesque and poignant for more than twenty years.
Documentary on DVD-R - Released May 17, 2016
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#22:
Trains - The Golden Age of Trains, Volume 1
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A collection of short subjects spotlighting the early days of railroad travel.
Documentary on DVD-R - Released January 27, 2015
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#23:
Traveltalks Shorts, Volume 2 (3-Disc)
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Directed by James A. FitzPatrick
James A. FitzPatrick trotted all over the earthly sphere, training his Technicolor camera at sights picturesque and poignant for more than twenty years.
Documentary on DVD-R - Released August 23, 2016
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#24:
Traveltalks Shorts, Volume 3 (3-Disc)
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Directed by James A. FitzPatrick
James A. FitzPatrick trotted all over the earthly sphere, training his Technicolor camera at sights picturesque and poignant for more than twenty years.
Documentary on DVD-R - Released November 15, 2016
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#25:
The Decade You Were Born: The 50s - A Decade of
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Includes over 4 hours of nostalgic entertainment!
Documentary on DVD - Released August 7, 2012
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(8 Ratings)
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SUR 52753D
#26:
Trains - The Golden Age of Trains, Volume 2
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A collection of short subjects spotlighting the early days of railroad travel.
Documentary on DVD-R - Released May 26, 2015
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#27:
Ub Iwerks: The ComiColor Cartoon Collection
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Directed by Ub Iwerks
A collection of the work of animation pioneer Ub Iwerks, all in brilliant color.
Documentary on DVD-R - Released June 21, 2016
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#28:
The Decade You Were Born: The 60s - A Decade of
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Documentary on DVD - Released August 7, 2012
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(6 Ratings)
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XC 52754D
#29:
WWII - The Golden Age of Cartoons: Cartoons for
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Documentary on DVD - Released May 2, 2006
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(16 Ratings)
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#30:
Before the White Man Came
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Starring Lottie Pickford
Directed by John E. Maple & D.W. Griffith
Learn all about the culture and lifestyles of Native Americans in this unique documentary from the silent era. With the bonus short "The Red Man's View", directed by D.W. Griffith.
Documentary on DVD-R - Released May 17, 2016
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#31:
The Decade You Were Born: The 40s - A Decade of
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Documentary on DVD - Released August 7, 2012
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(6 Ratings)
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#32:
The Decade You Were Born: The 70s - A Decade of
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Documentary on DVD - Released August 7, 2012
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(4 Ratings)
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#33:
Scotland Revealed: A Celebration of the Stunning
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Starring Vanessa Collingridge
Directed by Dani Carlaw
Documentary on DVD - Released September 7, 2010
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(12 Ratings)
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UK 31011D
#34:
In Search of Dracula
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Starring Christopher Lee
Directed by Calvin Floyd
A startling and well-researched documentary on the origins of Count Dracula.
Documentary on DVD-R - Released December 26, 2012
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(8 Ratings)
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#35:
Life in Hollywood
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Starring Delores Del Rio, Victor McLaghlen, Raoul Welsh & Herbert Rawlinson
Seven-part history of early, glamorous Hollywood and its studios, both big and small, including Christie Studios, Pickford-Fairbanks, Buster Keaton Studios, MGM, Cecil B. DeMille, Hal Roach, Chaplin, Universal and others.
Documentary on DVD-R - Released June 24, 2014
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#36:
Aviation - Classic Planes: Rare Aviation Shorts
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Jam-packed collection of educational, historic and public service aeronautical films of interest to all airplane buffs.
Documentary on DVD-R - Released December 31, 2013
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#37:
Directors Series - Barry Levinson
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Starring Barry Levinson
Directed by Robert J. Emery
Documentary on DVD - Released August 1, 2000
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#38:
National Park Exploration Series: The Black Hills
60% OFF
Directed by Kenny James
Documentary on Blu-ray - Released January 10, 2012
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(33 Ratings)
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#39:
History of Warfare - Balaclava 1854: The Charge
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Documentary on DVD - Released May 8, 2007
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#40:
History of Warfare - The Franco-Prussian War
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Starring Bob Sessions
Documentary on DVD - Released May 8, 2007
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(3 Ratings)
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RC 8511D
#41:
The War File - Tanks! The Battles For Normandy
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Starring David Fletcher
Documentary on DVD - Released July 8, 2008
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#42:
The History of Warfare: The Battle of Marston Moor
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Documentary on DVD - Released May 12, 2009
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#43:
Mysteries of the Deep: Coral Reef & Undersea
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Documentary on Blu-ray - Released September 27, 2011
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#44:
African Paradise
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Starring Osa Johnson & Martin E. Johnson
Learn all about explorers Martin and Osa Johnson's mid-1920s trip to Africa in this rare documentary accompanied by exciting bonus features.
Documentary on DVD-R - Released September 27, 2016
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#45:
The Alphabet Conspiracy
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Starring Frank C. Baxter, Hans Conreid & Shorty Rogers
Directed by Robert B. Sinclair
Dr. Frank C. Baxter takes a journey through Lewis Carroll's Wonderland in this nostalgic Bell Science documentary featuring animated sequences by Looney Tunes legend Friz Freleng.
Documentary on DVD-R - Released June 21, 2016
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#46:
The War File: Aircraft Carrier (3-DVD)
78% OFF
Documentary on DVD - Released January 13, 2009
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(5 Ratings)
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#47:
Lugosi: Hollywood's Dracula (2-Disc)
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Starring Bela Lugosi
Directed by Gary D. Rhodes
Fascinating study of the immortal screen legend Bela Lugosi narrated by Robert Clarke and Rue McClanahan. Included is a bonus disc featuring 75 minutes of audio interviews and Bela Lugosi radio performances.
Documentary on DVD-R - Released January 25, 2013
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(13 Ratings)
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#48:
Battlefield - Campaign in the Balkans
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Documentary on DVD - Released February 12, 2008
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(4 Ratings)
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RC 8527D
#49:
America Hits the Road: Automobile Advertising and
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A collection of auto industry promotion films for Chevrolet, Ford and Pontiac.
Documentary on DVD-R - Released October 29, 2013
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#50:
Africa Speaks
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Starring Paul F. Hoefler
Directed by Walter Futter
An expedition to Central Africa encounters life-threatening dangers and exotic cultures in this shocking vintage documentary.
Documentary on DVD-R - Released July 7, 2015
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#51:
Danger in the Streets: Traffic Safety Films of
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You'll be scared to get into a car after watching these frightening, often gruesome, traffic safety films from the 1950s.
Documentary on DVD-R - Released May 17, 2016
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#52:
Our Mr. Sun
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Starring Frank C. Baxter & Eddie Albert
Directed by Frank Capra
'Dr. Research' (Frank Baxter) narrates this Emmy award-winning documentary about the sun combining live-action and animation.
Documentary on DVD-R - Released February 2, 2016
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#53:
History of Warfare - Rebel Sabres: The Battle of
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Documentary on DVD - Released February 13, 2007
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#54:
Origins of the Motion Picture: Origins of the
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An early history of the creation of motion pictures produced by the U.S. Government highlight this fascinating study of early cinematic artistry.
Documentary on DVD - Released April 17, 2012
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#55:
Newsreels of 1964
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An award-winning marathon of momentous events covered by the Universal-International camera crew.
Documentary on DVD-R - Released September 1, 2015
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#56:
Hollywood Heaven: Tragic Lives, Tragic Deaths
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Starring Rock Hudson, Marilyn Monroe, James Dean & Steve McQueen
Documentary on DVD - Released January 29, 2013
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#57:
History of Warfare: Armada 1588
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Starring John Nolan
Documentary on DVD - Released May 8, 2007
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RC 8510D
#58:
History of Warfare - The Battle of Bannockburn
39% OFF
Documentary on DVD - Released February 10, 2009
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RC 8553D
#59:
The War File - Carrier Battles of World War II
68% OFF
Documentary on DVD - Released June 12, 2007
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RC 8012D
#60:
The Indian Wars: A Change of Worlds (2-DVD)
40% OFF
Documentary on DVD - Released October 4, 2016
$8.98 Super Savings
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XMLCR 54514D

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