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how can i embed an .swf file using php?

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i have this php file that calls the name of a .swf file that is stored in a db.  i am trying to embed the .swf using the following code, but all i get is a white box in place of the actual .swf...am i doing somethign incorrectly?
<?php 
 
echo "<script src='AC_RunActiveContent.js' type='text/javascript'></script>";
 
// Recieving the variables. 
$performerName = $_GET["performerName"]; 
 
include 'dbconfig.php';
 
mysql_select_db($dbname) or die("Error connecting to video database");
 
 
$query =  mysql_query ("SELECT * FROM tour WHERE id = 10") or die ('Error: '.mysql_error ());
 
while ($row = mysql_fetch_assoc($query)){
 
echo "<script type='text/javascript'>";
 
echo "AC_FL_RunContent( 'codebase','http://download.macromedia.com/pub/shockwave/cabs/flash/swflash.cab#version=9,0,28,0','width','300','height','169','src','assets/indexmenu/menu','quality','high','pluginspage','http://www.adobe.com/shockwave/download/download.cgi?P1_Prod_Version=ShockwaveFlash','movie','".$row['trailerserverpath'].$row['trailer']."' );";
 
echo "</script><noscript><object classid='clsid:D27CDB6E-AE6D-11cf-96B8-444553540000' codebase='http://download.macromedia.com/pub/shockwave/cabs/flash/swflash.cab#version=9,0,28,0' width='300' height='169'>";
 
echo "<param name='movie' value=".$row['trailerserverpath'].$row['trailer'].$row['extension']."/>";
echo "<param name='quality' value='high' />";
 
echo  "<embed src=".$row['trailerserverpath'].$row['trailer'].$row['extension']." quality='high' pluginspage='http://www.adobe.com/shockwave/download/download.cgi?P1_Prod_Version=ShockwaveFlash' type='application/x-shockwave-flash' width='300' height='169'></embed>";
 
echo "</object></noscript>";
 
echo $row['trailerserverpath'].$row['trailer'].$row['extension'];
 
}
?>

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by:pain_is_relative
ID: 21787646
hmmmm..

what is the resultant out put. Could you attach a copy of that. (the generated source of the outputed web page).
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by:nooch44
ID: 21788623
here is what gets generated in the 'view source'
<div class="tourBox">
<script type='text/javascript'>AC_FL_RunContent( 'codebase','http://download.macromedia.com/pub/shockwave/cabs/flash/swflash.cab#version=9,0,28,0','width','300','height','169','src','assets/indexmenu/menu','quality','high','pluginspage','http://www.adobe.com/shockwave/download/download.cgi?P1_Prod_Version=ShockwaveFlash','movie','assets/trailers/060728apsctrailer' );</script><noscript><object classid='clsid:D27CDB6E-AE6D-11cf-96B8-444553540000' codebase='http://download.macromedia.com/pub/shockwave/cabs/flash/swflash.cab#version=9,0,28,0' width='300' height='169'><param name='movie' value=assets/trailers/060728apsctrailer.swf/><param name='quality' value='high' /><embed src=assets/trailers/060728apsctrailer.swf quality='high' pluginspage='http://www.adobe.com/shockwave/download/download.cgi?P1_Prod_Version=ShockwaveFlash' type='application/x-shockwave-flash' width='300' height='169'></embed></object></noscript>assets/trailers/060728apsctrailer.swf
</div>
<div class="tourButtonsContainer"><img src="assets/images/download.png" alt="download trailer" width="169" height="50" />
<img src="assets/images/getfullaccess.png" alt="get full access" width="169" height="50" /></div>
</div>

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by:nooch44
ID: 21788642
i just notice in the output that the sinlge quote ( ' ) marks are not showing up around the .swf name...also there are no line breaks...can this be an issue?
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ID: 21799286
the single quote mark did the trick...the breaks had no bearing on it...thanks
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