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Independent Lens Episode: "Grey Gardens: From East Hampton to Broadway"

Season 10, Episode 9
Episode Synopsis: How the Maysles Brothers' cult classic 1975 documentary "Grey Gardens," about mother and daughter "Big Edie" and "Little Edie" Beale (the aunt and cousin of Jackie Onassis) living in a dilapidated Hamptons mansion, was turned into a Broadway musical. Included: interviews with Albert Maysles, composer Scott Frankel, lyricist Michael Korie, dramatist Doug Wright and the play's cast, plus Beale devotees.
Original Air Date: Dec 23, 2008
Guest Cast Rosie O'Donnell Mary Louise Wilson Andre Leon Talley Michael Musto Albert Maysles Matt Cavenaugh Allen Moyer Todd Oldham Anastasia Barzee Doug Wright

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Premiered: August 09, 1999, on PBS
Rating: TV-PG
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