Grossinger's was a favorite venue for hundreds of famous entertainers who honed their skills on the resort hotel's stage.
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Many performers graced the Grossinger stage through the years, some of them honing their craft in the Catskills before moving on to Hollywood. Comedians especially found Grossinger's to be a great setting for testing new material and observing the crowd's reaction to jokes and routines. Some of the great comedians that played Grossinger's were Buddy Hackett, Jerry Lewis, Milton Berle, Red Buttons, Jack Benny, Alan King, David Brenner, Yakov Smirnoff, Freddie Roman, Dick Capri and Mal Z. Lawrence. . . Great singers also performed at Grossinger's. Eddie Fisher was discovered at Grossinger's by the hugely popular Eddie Cantor. Other greats included Roberta Peters, Steve Lawrence and Edie Gourmet, Leslie Gore, Robert Goulet, and Joel Grey.
Jackie and Rachel Robinson

Jackie and Rachel Robinson

Jennie Grossinger

Jennie Grossinger

Phil Rizutto

Phil Rizutto

Elaine and Jennie

Elaine and Jennie

Eleanor Roosevelt and Jennie

Eleanor Roosevelt and Jennie

milton berle

milton berle

The Grossingers

The Grossingers

Elaine, Rachel, Jackie

Elaine, Rachel, Jackie

John McEnroe

John McEnroe

Eddie Fisher, Jennie, Liz

Eddie Fisher, Jennie, Liz

Errol Flynn

Errol Flynn

Jennie, Debbie, David, Elaine

Jennie, Debbie, David, Elaine

Perry Como, Elaine

Perry Como, Elaine

Robert Kennedy, Jennie

Robert Kennedy, Jennie

Barney Ross, Elaine, David

Barney Ross, Elaine, David

ingemar johansson

ingemar johansson

"Mom",Jennie, Elaine

Mark skating

Mark skating

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946_4507

Elaine in Houston

Elaine in Houston

Louis Sobel with Jennie

Louis Sobel with Jennie

Stanley Rosenthal, Elaine

Stanley Rosenthal, Elaine

Marie Bueno, Elaine

Marie Bueno, Elaine

Joe Louis

Joe Louis

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DSCN7905

Eleanor Holm

Eleanor Holm

Ritz bros

Ritz bros

Cab Calloway

Cab Calloway

Babe Dietrickson Zaharious

Babe Dietrickson Zaharious

Barney Ross

Barney Ross

Red Buttons

Red Buttons

Jennie, Benny Goodman

Jennie, Benny Goodman

Red Buttons, Elaine

Red Buttons, Elaine

Elaine, Mamie Eisenhower

Elaine, Mamie Eisenhower

Jack Benny, Paul

Jack Benny, Paul

Rocky Graziano

Rocky Graziano