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I saw this "TRT - 6:31" appear during the end credits in a broadcast of Planet of the Apes I had DVRed.

"Planet of the Apes" credits

Is this original to any cut of the film? (Otherwise it was presumably added during some transfer step by the broadcasting station or whoever distributed it to them.)

(If you know what it is for, that would be even better, but if you can just verify that it does/doesn't appear in any original releases, that would be a satisfactory answer to my question.)

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    Just a wild guess but TRT could be the abbreviation for Total RunTime. Were there 6:31 worth of closing credits? It could be a signal to broadcasting stations that they can 'picture-in-picture' the next 06:31 and post their own station identification and promos in the surrounding letterbox border. – user18935 Feb 26 at 4:42
  • @Jeeped I'm not sure. Unfortunately, when I said "DVRed", I meant I used the Pause function to store it temporarily in the DVR memory and see it time-delayed by most of an hour, but after the program ended, the cable-company-provided DVR didn't let me save it more permanently to the storage, because once a program airing ends, if you then press the remote's Rec button, the box says something like "Cannot save to DVR a program that has already ended". (An irritating limitation--it's obviously in memory, after all, so it seems it should allow it.) So I can't check now, unless it airs again. – Jacob C. says Reinstate Monica Feb 28 at 20:07

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