We follow the life of Alan Marshall who was struck down by Polio as a child and it shows how he overcame the crippling effects of the disease. It traces his life from childhood into early ... See full summary »
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...  Alan Marshall / ... 9 episodes, 1981
...  Alan's Father 6 episodes, 1981
Julie Hamilton ...  Alan's Mother 5 episodes, 1981
Adam Garnett ...  Alan (Aged 11) 4 episodes, 1981
Ann Henderson-Stires ...  Mary 4 episodes, 1981
David Clencie ...  Joe 4 episodes, 1981
Sally Bourne ...  Maggie 3 episodes, 1981
Darren MacDonald ...  Steve 3 episodes, 1981
...  Freddy 3 episodes, 1981
Terry Gill ...  Arthur 3 episodes, 1981
Cindy Unkauf ...  Alice 3 episodes, 1981
Marilyn O'Donnell ...  Biddy 2 episodes, 1981
...  Mr. Fulsham 2 episodes, 1981
Helen Noonan ...  Mrs. Trueman 2 episodes, 1981
David Hursthouse ...  Mr. Clynes 2 episodes, 1981
Robin Cuming ...  Mr. Correll 2 episodes, 1981
Syd Conabere ...  Radcliffe 2 episodes, 1981
...  Mabel 2 episodes, 1981
Jeremy McArthur ...  Skeeter 2 episodes, 1981
Joanne Barker ...  Sadie 2 episodes, 1981
Johnny Quinn ...  Ron 2 episodes, 1981
Dennis Miller ...  Gunner 2 episodes, 1981
Kristy Grant ...  Leila 2 episodes, 1981
Debra Lawrance ...  Nurse Conrad 2 episodes, 1981
Lesley Baker ...  Matron 2 episodes, 1981
Don Barker ...  Mr. Tucker 2 episodes, 1981
Bruce Kerr ...  Dr. Robertson 2 episodes, 1981
Edward Hepple ...  Tom 2 episodes, 1981
Rob Steele ...  Angus 2 episodes, 1981
Harold Baigent ...  Daddy 2 episodes, 1981
Marcus Duffy ...  Bob 2 episodes, 1981
Betty Hargrave ...  Mrs. Carruthers 2 episodes, 1981
Brendon Lunney ...  Finlay 2 episodes, 1981
Elizabeth Stevenson ...  Night Sister 2 episodes, 1981
Roy Edmunds ...  Det. Sgt. Farrant / ... 2 episodes, 1981
Julie Williams 2 episodes, 1981
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We follow the life of Alan Marshall who was struck down by Polio as a child and it shows how he overcame the crippling effects of the disease. It traces his life from childhood into early adulthood. Based upon his trilogy of autobiographical books "I can Jump Puddles", "This is the Grass" and "In Mine Own Heart". Written by Kym McKay <kym.mckay@ace.net.au>

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7 June 1981 (Australia)  »

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Yli esteiden  »

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(9 episodes)

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1.33 : 1
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