The Buccaneers (1995)

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Four American girls go to England to find husbands.

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 Nan St. George (5 episodes, 1995)
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 Virginia St. George (5 episodes, 1995)
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 Conchita Closson (5 episodes, 1995)
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 Lizzy Elmsworth (5 episodes, 1995)
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 Lord Seadown (5 episodes, 1995)
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 Lord Brightlingsea (5 episodes, 1995)
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 Sir Helmsley Thwaite (5 episodes, 1995)
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 Laura Testvalley (5 episodes, 1995)
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 Lady Honoria Marabel (5 episodes, 1995)
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 Lady Felicia Marabel (5 episodes, 1995)
Rosemary Leach ...
 Lady Brightlingsea (5 episodes, 1995)
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 Lady Georgina (5 episodes, 1995)
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 Lord Richard Marabel (5 episodes, 1995)
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 Guy Thwaite (5 episodes, 1995)
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 Jackie March (5 episodes, 1995)
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 Mrs. Closson (5 episodes, 1995)
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 Julius Folyat (4 episodes, 1995)
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 Dowager Duchess / ... (4 episodes, 1995)
Richard Huw ...
 Hector Robinson (4 episodes, 1995)
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 Idina Hatton (4 episodes, 1995)
Diana Blackburn ...
 Lady Gertrude (4 episodes, 1995)
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 Lord Percy (4 episodes, 1995)
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 Colonel St. George / ... (4 episodes, 1995)
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 Fisher (4 episodes, 1995)
Alister Cameron ...
 Longlands Butler (3 episodes, 1995)
Vicky Blake ...
 Rose (3 episodes, 1995)
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 Mrs. St. George (3 episodes, 1995)
Gresby Nash ...
 Miles Dawnley (2 episodes, 1995)
Margery Withers ...
 Garton (2 episodes, 1995)
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 Jeweller (2 episodes, 1995)
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 Lieutenant James / ... (2 episodes, 1995)
Stephen Reynolds ...
 Manservant (2 episodes, 1995)
Alberto Ginelli ...
 Wedding Tenor (2 episodes, 1995)
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Because of their "new money" background, four American girls have difficulty breaking into the upper-crust society of New York. Laura Testvalley, the governess of one of the girls, suggests a London season and thus the young women set sail for England and the unsuspecting English aristocracy. In England, all the girls soon find eligible husbands and the youngest girl, Nan, seems to land the best husband of them all: the handsome and very wealthy Julius, Duke of Trevennick. Nan and Julius meet for the first time in a ruin, which is an indication of where their marriage is soon heading. After the nuptials, Julius seems more interested in clocks and stable boys than Nan's happiness, and all the girls soon discover that English upper-class men are not at all what they expected and hoped for. Written by Anonymous

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(2 parts) | (5 episodes)

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Fine Work!
6 September 2001 | by (West Valley) – See all my reviews

This film was magnificent and nothing short of breath taking. You know when you've got the talents of Mira Sorvino and Alison Elliot (Spitfire Grill) you can't go wrong. Not only were these actresses brilliant and believable, in their wretched marital situations, but I was also able to discover the talents of Cherie Lunghi and Carla Gugino. Gugino, especially shined as the philosophical and impetuous, Nan. Lush settings and beautiful costumes were just the crowing touches to this film that illustrated, wonderfully and very accurately, the foreign social customs of England and the USA in the 1870's. It also showed me how cruel it can sometimes be when the most crucial decisions in life are given to the young and innocent. Splendid entertainment and with all confidence I can truly say that this film is one of closest films to reach to perfection that I have ever seen.


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