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All the Rivers Run 

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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Sigrid Thornton ...  Philadelphia Gordon 8 episodes, 1983
John Waters ...  Brenton Edwards 8 episodes, 1983
Darius Perkins Darius Perkins ...  Ben 7 episodes, 1983
John Alansu John Alansu ...  Ah Lee 7 episodes, 1983
Frank Gallacher Frank Gallacher ...  Mac 6 episodes, 1983
Charles 'Bud' Tingwell ...  Uncle Charles 6 episodes, 1983
Don Barker Don Barker ...  George Blakeney 5 episodes, 1983
Kirk Alexander Kirk Alexander ...  Jim 5 episodes, 1983
Daryl Pellizzer Daryl Pellizzer ...  Joe 5 episodes, 1983
Constance Lansberg Constance Lansberg ...  Bessie Griggs 5 episodes, 1983
Sydney Jackson Sydney Jackson ...  David Young 5 episodes, 1983
Gus Mercurio ...  Tom Critchley 4 episodes, 1983
Adrian Wright ...  Alastair Raeburn 4 episodes, 1983
Caroline Gillmer ...  Mabel Blakeney 4 episodes, 1983
Roger Stephen Roger Stephen ...  Steve Farrell 3 episodes, 1983
Celia De Burgh Celia De Burgh ...  Imogen 3 episodes, 1983
Don Bridges ...  Useless 3 episodes, 1983
Dinah Shearing ...  Aunt Hester 3 episodes, 1983
Graham Dow Graham Dow ...  Captain Jacobsen 3 episodes, 1983
Alan Hardy Alan Hardy ...  Reverend Polson 3 episodes, 1983
Di O'Connor Di O'Connor ...  Mrs. Griggs 3 episodes, 1983
Mary-Anne Fahey Mary-Anne Fahey ...  Hilda 3 episodes, 1983
William Upjohn William Upjohn ...  Adam 2 episodes, 1983
Betty Lucas Betty Lucas ...  Janet Raeburn 2 episodes, 1983
Vivean Gray Vivean Gray ...  Alicia Raeburn 2 episodes, 1983
Judith Massey Judith Massey ...  Annie 2 episodes, 1983
Carol Burns Carol Burns ...  Mrs. Slope 2 episodes, 1983
Cliff Ellen Cliff Ellen ...  Elijah 2 episodes, 1983
Margo McLennan Margo McLennan ...  Aunt Miriam 2 episodes, 1983
Chantal Contouri ...  Julia 2 episodes, 1983
Lloyd Cunnington Lloyd Cunnington ...  Jack Wallace 2 episodes, 1983
Steven Tandy Steven Tandy ...  Robert 2 episodes, 1983
Nick Waters ...  Mr. Slope 2 episodes, 1983
Roy Baldwin Roy Baldwin ...  Mr. Hamilton 2 episodes, 1983
Nicholas Brown ...  Gordon 2 episodes, 1983
Steven Cummins Steven Cummins ...  Minister 2 episodes, 1983
Peter Finlay Peter Finlay ...  Vince 2 episodes, 1983
Ernie Bourne Ernie Bourne ...  Boat Builder 2 episodes, 1983
Sam Hammington ...  Gordon 2 2 episodes, 1983
Michael Carman Michael Carman ...  Alby 2 episodes, 1983
Harold Baigent Harold Baigent ...  Examining Skipper 2 episodes, 1983
Lloyd Morris Lloyd Morris ...  Jeremy 2 episodes, 1983
Vic Gordon Vic Gordon ...  Examining Skipper 2 episodes, 1983
Reg Gorman Reg Gorman ...  Examining Skipper 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. See more »

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The title of this television mini-series and its source 1958 best-selling novel by Nancy Cato of the same name is taken from the from Book of Ecclesiastes in the Bible. It reads: "All the rivers run into the sea; yet the sea is not full: unto the place from whence the rivers come, thither they return again" - Ecclesiastes 1:7. See more »

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

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Rivers Run On

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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Australia

Language:

English

Release Date:

15 January 1984 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

All the Rivers Run 2 See more »

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| (2 episodes)

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Mono

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1.33 : 1
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