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Franz Allers (1905–1995)

Franz Allers was born on August 6, 1905 in Karlsbad, Bohemia, Austria-Hungary [now Karlovy Vary, Czech Republic]. He is known for his work on Hans Brinker and the Silver Skates (1958), Hansel and Gretel (1954) and The Nutcracker (1964). He was married to Jane Furch and Caroline Shaffer. He died on January 26, 1995 in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. See full bio »

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 1975 Die schöne Helena (TV Movie) (conductor)
 1967 Annie Get Your Gun (TV Movie) (conductor)
 1964 Operette - made in USA (TV Movie) (conductor)
 1964 The Nutcracker (TV Movie) (conductor)
 1962 The Broadway of Lerner and Loewe (TV Movie) (musical director)
 1961 The Ed Sullivan Show (TV Series) (conductor - 1 episode)
- Episode #14.23 (1961) ... (conductor)
 1958 Kiss Me, Kate (TV Movie) (musical director)
 1958 Hans Brinker and the Silver Skates (TV Movie) (conductor) / (musical director)
 1957 The Yeoman of the Guard (TV Movie) (conductor)
 1954 Hansel and Gretel (conductor)
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 1964 The Nutcracker (TV Movie) (performer: "The Nutcracker" (excerpts))
 1960 The Fabulous Fifties (Documentary) (performer: "I'm An Ordinary Man", "Just You Wait")
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 1960 Sunday Showcase (TV Series)
- Hollywood Sings (1960)

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Conducted the 1964 Lincoln Center production of "The King and I". See more »

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Won Broadway's Tony Award twice as Best Conductor and Musical Director: in 1957 for "My Fair Lady" and in 1961 for "Camelot."

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