Web Exclusive: Listen to a 2001 Phone Call Between Grey Gardens’ Little Edie and Albert Maysles

March 7, 2015 3:21 AM

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This year marks the 40th anniversary of Grey Gardens, the landmark documentary by David and Albert Maysles that introduced the world to “Big Edie” and “Little Edie”—former socialites, mother and daughter, relatives of Jackie O, and residents of the crumbling, raccoon-infested East Hampton mansion that has loomed large in pop culture ever since.

To mark the anniversary, the Criterion Collection has partnered with the Academy Film Archive to release a 2K restoration of the film, in theaters this weekend. It’s the same cult classic film, with Little Edie’s “best costume for the day” and Big Edie’s “Tea for Two,” just looking better than ever....

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