Edith Bouvier Beale (1917-2002), American socialite, fashion model and cabaret performer. (And first cousin of Jackie Kennedy Onassis) East Hampton, Little Girls, Fashion Models, Vintage, Edith Bouvier, Edie Beals, Bouvier Beals, Young Girls, Grey Gardens
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Edith Bouvier Beale "Little Edie" 7 November 1917-9 January 2002.Daughter of Phelan Beale (1881-1956) & Edith Ewing Bouvier (1895-1977). American socialite,fashion model & caberet performer.She was a first cousin of Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy Onassia & Lee Radziwill.She is best known as "Little Edie",one of the subjects of the documentary film Grey Gardens by Albert & David Maysles,detailing life at the East Hampton home.A♥W
~ Grey Gardens ~ Based on the life stories of the eccentric aunt and first cousin of Jackie Onassis (both named Edith Bouvier Beale aka "Big and Little Edie") raised as Park Avenue débutantes but who withdrew from New York society, taking shelter at their Long Island summer home, "Grey Gardens." As their wealth and contact with the outside world dwindled, so did their grasp on reality.