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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All the Rivers Run 2  »

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Rivers Run On
21 August 2004 | by (Virginia) – See all my reviews

This was a great family movie with all the elements of good entertainment. There was action, drama, a touch of comedy, love, family, romance, intrigue and villainy, and triumph of right. The only thing I didn't like was the ending. It would be lovely if, all these years later, a sequel could be done bringing Cyrus and Philadelphia together again. After all she and her family had to go through at the hands of her charming but irresponsible husband, and after all Cyrus went through to rescue her over and over again only to have his heart broken over and over again, it would be great to see them finally be able to have the relationship both really desire to have. It would be great fun to see her travel as a mature woman now to the States and run into Cyrus and see if the sparks still fly between them.


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