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.
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Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Poverty - Australia
Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Working class in motion pictures
History → Australia - History - 1945-1965
Literature → Australian literature - Film and video adaptations
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