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Season 10, Episode 9 Grey Gardens: From East Hampton to Broadway

First Aired: December 23, 2008

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.

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  • Premiered: August 9, 1999
  • Rating: TV-PG
  • Premise: Independent filmmakers are spotlighted in this anthology, which concentrates on documentaries, but occasionally features artist profiles and offbeat fictional films. (more)

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