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Using selenium and xpath to select table values  RSS feed

 
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I have html that is very similar to this:

<TH CLASS="ddtitle">MovieOne</TH>
<TABLE CLASS="datadisplaytable" ><CAPTION class="captiontext">Movies</CAPTION>
<TR>
<TH CLASS="ddheader" scope="col" >Genre</TH>
<TH CLASS="ddheader" scope="col" >Time</TH>
<TH CLASS="ddheader" scope="col" >Days</TH>
<TH CLASS="ddheader" scope="col" >Where</TH>
<TH CLASS="ddheader" scope="col" >Date Range</TH>
<TH CLASS="ddheader" scope="col" >Seating</TH>
<TH CLASS="ddheader" scope="col" >Actors</TH>
</TR>
<TR>
<TD CLASS="dddefault">Action</TD>
<TD CLASS="dddefault">10:00 am - 12:00 pm</TD>
<TD CLASS="dddefault">SMTWTHFSA</TD>
<TD CLASS="dddefault">AMC Showplace</TD>
<TD CLASS="dddefault">Aug 20, 2014 - Sept 12, 2014</TD>
<TD CLASS="dddefault">Reservations</TD>
<TD CLASS="dddefault">Will Ferrel (<ABBR title= "Primary">P</ABBR>) target="Will Ferrel" ></TD>
</TR>
</TABLE>
<TH CLASS="ddtitle">MovieTwo</TH>
<TABLE CLASS="datadisplaytable" ><CAPTION class="captiontext">Movies</CAPTION>
<TR>
<TH CLASS="ddheader" scope="col" >Genre</TH>
<TH CLASS="ddheader" scope="col" >Time</TH>
<TH CLASS="ddheader" scope="col" >Days</TH>
<TH CLASS="ddheader" scope="col" >Where</TH>
<TH CLASS="ddheader" scope="col" >Date Range</TH>
<TH CLASS="ddheader" scope="col" >Seating</TH>
<TH CLASS="ddheader" scope="col" >Actors</TH>
</TR>
<TR>
<TD CLASS="dddefault">Action</TD>
<TD CLASS="dddefault">11:00 am - 12:30 pm</TD>
<TD CLASS="dddefault">SMTWTHFSA</TD>
<TD CLASS="dddefault">Showplace Cinemas</TD>
<TD CLASS="dddefault">Aug 20, 2014 - Sept 12, 2014</TD>
<TD CLASS="dddefault">TBA</TD>
<TD CLASS="dddefault">Zach Galifinakis (<ABBR title= "Primary">P</ABBR>) target="Zach Galifinakis" ></TD>
</TR>
</TABLE>

What I want to do is select each TD value (such as action, time ...).
I have been using this code: WebElement movieinfo = driver.findElement(By.xpath("//table[@class='datadisplaytable']/descendant::table["+tcounter+"]//td[1]"));
the tcounter is an int value that starts at 1 and then increments. This captures the TD values for other tables. My problem is that for some web pages I am not able to find the values for the last table. Any suggestions?
 
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