ALLISON, Fran (1907-89)
American television and radio comedian, personality and singer. Perhaps best known for her starring role on the weekly NBC-TV puppet show, Kukla, Fran and Ollie.
DS – Maize-colored autograph album leaf on which she has penned in fountain pen ink To Dianne, Awful proud to know you, Aunt Fanny.
Beginning in 1937, Allison was a regular performer on The Breakfast Club, a popular Chicago (and NBC) radio show, and was a fixture for 25 years as Aunt Fanny, a gossipy small-town spinster. Her Aunt Fanny character also appeared on the ABC-TV series, Ozark Jubilee, during the late 1950s. While in Chicago, she was also heard on Those Websters.