ActionScript 3.0 :: Detect If An Animation In A Movie Clip Stops?

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how to detect if an animation in a movie clip stops?I make myself clear:I have a movie clip with different animations which I call from the stage with mc.gotoAndPlay("frame label"). Being these animation one after another in the timeline I call a stop() function to avoid the animation after to begin without being called.

Now, on the stage I want to play one of these animations and when this stops I want to make something happen.Is there an event that tells me "this movie clip is not 'animating' anymore"?

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I have created a movieclip1 :head, a second movieclip: body

created a movieclip that uses head and body and called that player.

And I create a simple moving animation : works great !

then I associated a class to head: Head.as

package {
import flash.display.MovieClip;
public class Head extends MovieClip {

[Code]....

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function playRed(event:MouseEvent):void
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