Orphaned after a shipwreck off the Victorian coast of Australia, the beautiful and spirited Philadelphia Gordon finds both love and adventure aboard a paddle-steamer on the Murray River.
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 Philadelphia Gordon (4 episodes, 1983)
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 Brenton Edwards (4 episodes, 1983)
Charles 'Bud' Tingwell ...
 Uncle Charles (4 episodes, 1983)
Darius Perkins ...
 Ben (3 episodes, 1983)
John Alansu ...
 Ah Lee (3 episodes, 1983)
Frank Gallacher ...
 Mac (3 episodes, 1983)
Constance Lansberg ...
 Bessie Griggs (3 episodes, 1983)
Gus Mercurio ...
 Tom Critchley (2 episodes, 1983)
Don Barker ...
 George Blakeney (2 episodes, 1983)
Daryl Pellizzer ...
 Joe (2 episodes, 1983)
Dinah Shearing ...
 Aunt Hester (2 episodes, 1983)
Adrian Wright ...
 Alastair Raeburn (2 episodes, 1983)
Celia De Burgh ...
 Imogen (2 episodes, 1983)
Kirk Alexander ...
 Jim (2 episodes, 1983)
Sydney Jackson ...
 David Young (2 episodes, 1983)
Alan Hardy ...
 Reverend Polson (2 episodes, 1983)
Caroline Gillmer ...
 Mabel Blakeney (2 episodes, 1983)
Di O'Connor ...
 Mrs. Griggs (2 episodes, 1983)
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Orphaned after a shipwreck off the Victorian coast of Australia, the beautiful and spirited Philadelphia Gordon finds both love and adventure aboard a paddle-steamer on the Murray River. Written by David McAnally <D.McAnally@uq.net.au>

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A sweeping saga of one woman's struggle for survival.

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Sigrid Thornton and other Australian Scenery
3 November 1999 | by (Jacksonville, Florida) – See all my reviews

As an adventure mini-series, this is about as good as it gets. I viewed it when it was originally shown on HBO. Sigrid is totally believable in her role as Philadelphia, and the whole production was first rate! See all 400 minutes of it if you can. I highly recommend this mini-series. Amazing that I can't rate it officially, but for you readers/users I will let you know it's a solid 10!


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