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Frances Williams (II) (1901–1959)

Frances Williams was born Frances Jellinek of St. Paul, Minnesota. She started performing when she was 14 and left home when she was 16 as part of an acrobatic troup. Her first oppurtunity to show off her vocal abilities was in George M. Cohan's musical "Mary". She is perhaps best known for her roles in "Artists and Models", "The Cocoanuts" (also ... See full bio »

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 1952 Goodyear Playhouse (TV Series)
- Three Letters (1952)
 1950 Fireside Theatre (TV Series)
- Incident in the Rain (1950) ... Peggy
 1937 Shoes with Rhythm (Short)
 1934 Hollywood Party
Singer of 'Hollywood Party' (uncredited)
 1933 Broadway Thru a Keyhole
Frances Williams
 1930 Let's Stay Single (Short)
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 1994 That's Entertainment! III (Documentary) (performer: "Hollywood Party" (1933) - uncredited)
 1934 Hollywood Party (performer: "Hollywood Party" (1934) - uncredited)
 1930 Deep 'C' Melodies (Short) (performer: "Let's Don't and Say We Did" - uncredited)
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 1951 Texaco Star Theatre (TV Series)
Herself - Singer
- Episode #3.17 (1951) ... Herself - Singer
 1930 Deep 'C' Melodies (Short)
 1929 On the High C's (Short)
Herself / Singer
 1929/I Night Club (Short)
 1927 Broadway's Queen of Jazz (Short)
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 1994 That's Entertainment! III (Documentary)
Performer in Clip from 'Hollywood Party' (uncredited)

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Stage Play: Simple Simon. Musical comedy (revival). Music by Richard Rodgers. Book by Ed Wynn and Guy Bolton. Lyrics by Lorenz Hart. Directed by Seymour Hicks. Majestic Theatre: 9 Mar 1931- 21 Mar 1931 (16 performances). Cast: Albert Baron, Laine Blaire, Betty Blake, David Breen, Margaret Breen, Buff Bullard, Paul Butterworth, Jerrie ... See more »

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