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Talent Show Version
An edited, cut-down version of a song used in a Talent Show, where each competitor is limited to a certain time.

It can be disconcerting if you know the song and it jumps an entire stanza.

It sometimes happens in movies based on theatrical musicals, since plays still have intermissions, but modern films don't (at least not in the theater). It happened in the filmed version of the Broadway musical Cats, with Mungojerrie and Rumpleteazer... the omission is so jarring that it seems like a censorship cut.

It may also happen transferring a musical from film to TV, in which case it literally is a censorship cut..

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