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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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Filmography

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 1952 Goodyear Playhouse (TV Series)
- Three Letters (1952)
 1951 Repertory Theatre (TV Series)
 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)
 1927 Broadway's Queen of Jazz (Short) (performer: "I'm the Only Boy in the World Can Take a Biscuit Apart", "If It Takes Two Hours to Make Philadelphia", "It Goes on Like That for Days and Days" - uncredited)
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 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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Stage Play: The Cocoanuts. Musical comedy. Music by Irving Berlin. Lyrics by Irving Berlin. Book by George S. Kaufman. Additional text by Morrie Ryskind. Musical Director: Frank Tours. Music orchestrated by Frank Tours, Maurice De Packh, Stephen Jones and Louis Katzman. Scenic Design by Woodman Thompson. Costume Design by Charles Le Maire.... See more »
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