Australian Screen

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Harp in the South (1986)

The ‘harp in the south’ refers to Irish immigrants in Australia. A mini-series, based on Ruth Park’s book, follows the Darcys in the aftermath of the Second World War.

Length: 269 minutes (6 episodes - 45 minutes each)

Original aspect ratio: 4 x 3 (TV)

Featured in the The Depression collection

Original classification rating: PG

Production company:


National Film and Sound Archive

NFSA title number: 32299

Education Resources:

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