Poor Man's Orange

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Poor Man's Orange is a novel (ISBN 0-312-00054-5) by New Zealand born Australian author Ruth Park. Published in 1949, the book is the sequel to The Harp in the South and continues the story of the Darcy family, living in the Surry Hills area of Sydney.


Poor Man's Orange
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Poor Man's Orange Australian DVD release
Directed by George Whaley
Produced by Anthony Buckley
Starring Anne Phelan
Martyn Sanderson
Budget $4.2 million[1]
Country Australia
Language English
Original airing 11 May 1987
Running time 269 mins
No. of episodes 3 x 2 hours

Like its predecessor The Harp In The South, Poor Man's Orange was also adapted for Australian television by the Ten Network in 1987.[1]



  1. ^ a b Ed. Scott Murray, Australia on the Small Screen 1970-1995, Oxford Uni Press, 1996 p230

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