Placeholder with Flash Background Not Working As Expected

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I have a placeholder that is pulling a website with looping SWF background. When I insert it at the top it is working just fine, but when I move it to the bottom where it is supposed to be, I get only black empty placeholder?

Update: Presentation is FullHD, portratit mode. Placeholder is 1080px X 608px. Funny thing is that I cannot lower it below 1272 px from the top. Anything below that number makes placeholder black.

Update2: Tried inserting it with Flash Widget. No luck again, only this time placeholder is white/empty. But it is working fine (it's flickering, though) when at 0-1372 px from top. I also tried making full HD size website and moving DIV with SWF down with code. Again, it would not show anything if below 1272 px. This is so frustrating.
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Posted 3 years ago

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Yes, the widgets for flash and video were built more for a playlist type of application and wont seamlessly loop. If you have one file in the playlist there will be a brief blip when it restarts. 

That is why I create a webpage for seamless looping backgrounds and use a <video> tag w/ webm or just do it with css/html and insert it into a web page widget. 

Regarding the pixel position of the flash file hopefully someone else here can chime in with more flash experience as I have been out of the flash game for some time due to similar issues.
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I took your advise and just this morning put everything together with WebM video instead of Flash. And the problem disappeared. In addition, it seems to be playing nicer too. Thank you, mlm. I was gonna post the update too, just did not have time until this moment.

You can see it here: http://preview.risevision.com/Viewer.html?type=presentation&id=f574c216-623f-4b16-9bad-46a8a72b9...