Frances Helen Allison (November 20, 1907 – June 13, 1989) was an American television and radio comedian, personality and singer. She is best known for her starring role on the weekday NBC-TV puppet show Kukla, Fran and Ollie, which ran from 1947–57, occasionally returning to the air until the mid-1980s. The trio also hosted The CBS Children's Film Festival, introducing international children's films, from 1967-77.
Birth and Death Data: Born November 20th, 1907 (La Porte City), Died June 13th, 1989 (Sherman Oaks)
Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1955
Roles Represented in DAHR: vocalist
|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|Decca||87506||3/7/1955||The water tumbler tune||Fran Allison||vocalist|
|Decca||87507||3/7/1955||If I had a dollar bill tree||Fran Allison||vocalist|
|Decca||87508||3/7/1955||Come see the cow that goes meow||Fran Allison||vocalist|
|Decca||87509||3/7/1955||Rhyming song||Fran Allison||vocalist|
|Decca||88621||9/13/1955||A good, good boy-1||Fran and Ollie Kukla||vocalist|
|Decca||88622||9/13/1955||Christmas card||Fran and Ollie Kukla||vocalist|
|Decca||88623||9/13/1955||Twelve days of Christmas||Fran and Ollie Kukla||vocalist|
|Decca||88624||9/13/1955||Christmas is a time||Fran and Ollie Kukla||vocalist|
|Decca||88625||9/13/1955||Kuklapolitan Christmas carol medley: Yuletide greetings ; First Noel ; Joy to the world ; Silent night ; Deck the hall||Fran and Ollie Kukla||vocalist|
|Decca||88630||9/13/1955||Many moons, part 1||Fran and Ollie Kukla||vocalist|
|Decca||88631||9/13/1955||Many moons, part 2||Fran and Ollie Kukla||vocalist|
|Decca||88632||9/13/1955||Many moons, part 3||Fran and Ollie Kukla||vocalist|
|Decca||88633||9/13/1955||Many moons, part 4||Fran and Ollie Kukla||vocalist|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Allison, Fran," accessed October 28, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/301028.
Allison, Fran. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 28, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/301028.
"Allison, Fran." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 28 October 2021.
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