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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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Shoes with Rhythm
(1937)
Broadway Thru a Keyhole
Broadway Thru a Keyhole Frances Williams
(1933)
Deep 'C' Melodies
(1930)
On the High C's
On the High C's Herself / Singer
(1929)

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 1952 Goodyear Playhouse (TV Series)
- Three Letters (1952)
 1950 Fireside Theatre (TV Series)
Peggy
- Incident in the Rain (1950) ... Peggy
 1937 Shoes with Rhythm (Short)
Frances
 1934 Hollywood Party
Singer of 'Hollywood Party' (uncredited)
 1933 Broadway Thru a Keyhole
Frances Williams
 1930 Let's Stay Single (Short)
Frances
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 1994 That's Entertainment! III (Documentary) (performer: "Hollywood Party" (1933) - uncredited)
 1934 Hollywood Party (performer: "Hollywood Party" (1934) - uncredited)
 1933 Broadway Thru a Keyhole (performer: "Doin' the Uptown Lowdown")
 1930 Let's Stay Single (Short) (performer: "Just Wait Till the Summer's Over", "But She Can't Make a Man")
 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)
Herself
 1929 On the High C's (Short)
Herself / Singer
 1929/I Night Club (Short)
Herself
 1927 Broadway's Queen of Jazz (Short)
Herself
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 1994 That's Entertainment! III (Documentary)
Performer in Clip from 'Hollywood Party' (uncredited)
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Other Works:

Sage Play: Katerina. Written by Leonid Andreyev. Translated by Herman Bernstein. Directed by Eva Le Gallienne. Civic Repertory Theatre: 25 Feb 1929- Mar 1929 (closing date unknown/19 performances). Cast: Walter Beck, J. Edward Bromberg (as "Toropets"), Donald Cameron, Francoise Du Moulin, John Eldredge, Robert H. Gordon, Alma Kruger (as "... See more »
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