Poor man's orange (Captioned)

Australia, 1987

Film
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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 1950’s and all the Darcy children have grown up yet they still have to face the problems of their working class background.

Credits

director

George Whaley

producer

Anthony Buckley

production company

Quantum Films

Anthony Buckley Productions

Language

English

Duration

03:03:00:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

37699

Audience classification

MA

Subject categories

Adaptations

Closed captioning

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

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Working class in motion pictures

History → Australia - History - 1945-1965

History → Poverty - Australia

Literature → Australian literature - Film and video adaptations

Sound/audio

Captioned

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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