Performers Lee Brody, Danny Kaye, and Imogene Coca sitting in front of the Camp Tamiment Orchestra in the Tamiment Social Hall, Summer, 1939.
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Renovated Social Hall interior of the Tamiment theatre, 1939, with Danny Kaye and Imogene Coca in front of the Tamiment Orchestra.

Credit: Courtesy of the Tamiment Playhouse Photographs Collection, Tamiment Library, New York University. Photograph by Lewis Goren. Photo provided by Martha LoMonaco.

In the summer of 1939, Danny Kaye and Imogene Coca starred in The Straw Hat Review, the only complete summer camp review ever to go to Broadway. The Straw Hat Review was more commercially viable than other Tamiment productions, which often had sharp political commentary and a more Jewish sensibility.

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