Buccaneers Miniseries now on DVD
`The Buccaneers' miniseries gets better with age
By R.D. Heldenfels
Akron Beacon Journal
DVD pick of week: When The Buccaneers aired on Masterpiece Theatre in 1995, I called it "a wonderful story of money and class, romantic love and marriages of convenience, of England and the United States."
More than a decade later, the DVD (BBC Video, five parts on one two-sided disc, $14.98) found me liking it even more.
Based on an unfinished Edith Wharton novel, the miniseries involved young women trying to succeed in London society after failing to make a dent in America's upper crust.