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Home / News / We are proud to announce the upcoming release of the Grey Gardens book

We are proud to announce the upcoming release of the Grey Gardens book

Posted on Apr 08, 2009 - 01:30 PM
We are proud to announce the upcoming release of the Grey Gardens book

After much hard work and collaboration with the Maysles, we are proud to release Grey Gardens.


This eclectic volume offers a myriad of collaged illustrations, photographs, film stills, production notes and other archival materials alongside transcripts of the Beale’s own stories and conversations edited from unreleased Grey Gardens sound recordings. Structured to mirror the Maysles’ own approach to the world of the Beales, it closely resembles the enchanting clutter of the mansion, a self-contained world littered with mementos and telling ephemera. It also reproduces unpublished photographs by Albert Maysles and David Maysles. With an introduction by Albert Maysles, drawings and illustrations by Albert’s daughter, Rebekah Maysles, and an appendix with the full transcript of Grey Gardens, as well as an audio cd of sound recordings capturing the Beales at their best, this book is the essential companion to the film and a beautiful testimony to its legacy.


The sixty minute CD also included with the book will contain conversations with the Beales and their friends, songs and poetry recited by the two Edie Beales, as well as audio of the Beales during and after watching the film Grey Gardens for the first time.


Pre-order yours here: www.freenewsprojects.com


Download the press release here: www.freenewsprojects.com/images/uploads/GG_onesheet.pdf


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