Poor Man's Orange (1987)

M 09/14/1987 (AU) Drama 3h 10m
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The sequel to The Harp in the South.


Like its predecessor The Harp In The South, Poor Man's Orange was also adapted for Australian television by the Ten Network in 1987. It continues the story of the Darcy family, living in the Surry Hills area of Sydney. Originally a novel by New Zealand-born Australian author Ruth Park, the book was published in 1949. The Darcys a poor, working class family of tough Irish stock - Mumma (Anne Phelan), dad Hughie (Martyn Sanderson), Roie (Anna Hruby) and the younger daughter Dolour (Kaarin Fairfax), through whose eyes we hear their story.

  1. George Whaley

    Director, Writer

  2. Ruth Park


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  1. Anne Phelan

    Anne Phelan


  2. Martyn Sanderson

    Martyn Sanderson


  3. Anna Hruby

    Anna Hruby


  4. Kaarin Fairfax

    Kaarin Fairfax

    Dolour Darcy

  5. Shane Connor

    Shane Connor

    Charlie Rothe

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Status Released

Original Language English

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