20 Memorable Quotes from Grey Gardens

Nov. 6, 2010
553058_10200400007337102_1538247478_nMolly is a freelance journalist. Her writing has appeared or is forthcoming in Playboy Magazine, The Atlantic, Maxim, ...

Little Edie (right) sits with her mother Edith in a Grey Gardens bedroom.

In 1975, Albert and David Maysles filmed a documentary about the mother/daughter duo inhabiting the dilapidated Long Island manse Grey Gardens. Edith “Little Edie” Beale and Edith “Big Edie” Bouvier Beale – respectively, cousin and aunt of Jackie Kennedy Onassis – lived alone and in squalor, which might be why much of their on-screen dialogue sounds so utterly loony. Here are twenty of the Edie and Edith’s most memorable quotes.

Molly Oswaks

Molly Oswaks

Molly is a freelance journalist. Her writing has appeared or is forthcoming in Playboy Magazine, The Atlantic, Maxim, …

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