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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Series cast summary:
...  Philadelphia Gordon 4 episodes, 1983
...  Brenton Edwards 4 episodes, 1983
...  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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All the Rivers Run 2  »

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This TV mini-series premiered on Australian television in the 25th Anniversary year of the first publication of its source best-selling novel of the same name by Nancy Cato which had been first published in 1958. See more »

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Referenced in Murray River: Source to Sea (2011) See more »

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excellent Aussie mini-series.
25 June 2005 | by See all my reviews

I first saw All the Rivers Run on TV when I was a kid and loved it. It was great seeing a mini-series that was set and filmed in a place so close to home. Living fairly close to Echuca, I loved going to the historic port to see the paddle steamers. The first one I ever had a ride on was the Pevensy(Philadelphia in the movie). I love how it takes its time to let the events unfold. Nothing feels rushed as most movies are today. The acting was fantastic. All the Rivers Run was perfectly cast and I just love the crew of the Philadelphia. Mac is always amusing to watch with his trademark raw onion sandwich after a big night out. Easily deserves a 10 out of 10 and is one of my favorites mini-series of all time along with the Dirtwater Dynasty.


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