About Grey Gardens

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Edith Beale In 'Grey Gardens'
About Grey Gardens
Grey Gardens is a 1975 documentary film by Albert and David Maysles.
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Grey Gardens
About Grey Gardens
The film showcases the everyday lives of two reclusive socialites, a mother and daughter both named Edith Beale.
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Tom Wargacki Archive
About Grey Gardens
The women live at Grey Gardens, a decrepit mansion in wealthy East Hampton, New York.
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Big And Little Edie
About Grey Gardens
"Big Edie" and "Little Edie," as they were known, were the aunt and the first cousin of former U.S. First Lady Jackie Kennedy.
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Tom Wargacki Archive
About Grey Gardens
The two women lived together at Grey Gardens for decades with limited funds in increasing filth and remoteness.
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Tom Wargacki Archive
About Grey Gardens
The documentary shows their horrible living conditions - their house was infested by cats and raccoons, deprived of running water and filled…
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Edith Bouvier Beale at Grey Gardens in East Hampton, New York - September 1, 1972
About Grey Gardens
Little Edie was a vivacious woman, always dressed to the nines, wearing tight ensembles that included scarves wrapped around her head.
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Portrait Of David Maysles
About Grey Gardens
Albert and David Maysles became interested in their story and received permission to film a documentary about the women, which was released …