“Big Edie” was a born aristocrat. Her daughter “Little Edie” was an aspiring actress of striking beauty who put her New York life on hold to care for her mother, and never left her side again.…Together they descended into a strange life of dependence and eccentricity that no one had ever shared until Albert and David Maysles arrived with their camera and tape recorder. The result: GREY GARDENS.
In the papers.The buffet table in the background was left behind when Little Edie sold Grey Gardens to Sally Quinn and Ben Bradlee. They restored it along with so many beautiful pieces of furniture and memorabelia.