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Kerry McGuire ...
 Polly McNamara 12 episodes, 1978
Jon English ...
Warwick Sims ...
 Ensign Maurice Greville / ... 11 episodes, 1978
Frank Gallacher ...
 Will Price 11 episodes, 1978
Frederick Parslow ...
 Captain Charles Wiltshire 7 episodes, 1978
Gerard Kennedy ...
 Dinny O'Byrne 7 episodes, 1978
Hu Pryce ...
 Jonas Pike 6 episodes, 1978
Lynn Rainbow ...
 Mrs. Louisa Wiltshire 6 episodes, 1978
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Mary Mulvane, an 18 year old Irish girl, is transported to New South Wales for seven years for doing little else than protecting her own property. She must endure the horror of transport to Australia, and years of anxiety as a convict. Mary, her friends and her family fight out their battle against a lively historical backdrop - Irelands 1798 Rebellion. Australia's Castle Hill Rebellion of 1804 and the 1808 Rum Rebellion. Written by Avatareon

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Contra el viento  »

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A favorite mini-series I'd love to see again
5 January 1999 | by (SoCal) – See all my reviews

I saw this mini-series in the late 70's and fell in love with the characters and story, which told the tale of English and Irish convicts transported to early Australia. It was extremely romantic and had plenty of adventure for non-romos. If it were available on video, I'd buy it. It is a really g ood story.


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