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Little Edie Beale. how the charmed life left them i horrendous conditions they were insane i think. very sad!


This is Edie Bouvier Beale. Born in 1917, straight into the echelons of American high society, to privileged parents Phelan Beale, a respected lawyer, and Edie Ewing Bouvier Beale a gorgeous socialite from the aristocratic Bouvier clan. Little Edie started a flourishing modelling career at 17, while Big Edie pursued her break into a singing career


Edith Bouvier Beale (November 7, 1917 – circa January 9, 2002) was an American socialite, fashion model and cabaret performer. She was a first cousin of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis and Lee Radziwill. She is best known as "Little Edie", and became widely known for her participation in the 1975 independent documentary film Grey Gardens by Albert and David Maysles.

from Hooked on Houses

Grey Gardens movie poster and the home with Jackie Kennedy's aunt, Edith Bouvier Beale, and her daughter, known as "Little Edie," who were living together in this broken-down family mansion in East Hampton. In 2009 the HBO movie "Gray Gardens" told the story. Shown as it was in 1973.

from The Huffington Post

Grey Gardens: I was having a Grey Gardens day yesterday with lots of scarves and my dressing gown and then this popped up. Whee.

from The Huffington Post

"I had a terrible hard time with Edie. She just went wild after her father wasn't living here. She went wild, absolutely wild. I couldn't do anything with her at all." - Big Edie