Poor Man's Orange

Australia, 1987

TV show
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Television dramatisation of the second of Ruth Park’s novels covering the trials and tribulations of the poor Irish-Australian Darcy family of number 12 1/2 Plymouth Street in Surrey Hills - a Sydney slum. In this series it is the 1950s and all the Darcy children have grown up yet they still have to face the problems of their working class background.

Credits

production company

Anthony Buckley Productions

producer

Anthony Buckley

Duration

02:58:00:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1987

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

324680

Language

English

Subject categories

Adaptations

Drama

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Labor and laboring classes - Australia

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Poverty - Australia

History → Australia - History - 1945-1965

History → Poverty - Australia

Literature → Australian literature - Film and video adaptations

Television

Television → Mini-series

Television → Television series

Television → Television series → Television series - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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