Fran Allison of Radio and TV

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Fran Allison was a popular radio and television host. Known for her innovative show, “Kukla, Fran and Ollie”, Allison also played Aunt Fanny on Don McNeill’s radio show, “The Breakfast Club”. Allison portrayed Aunt Fanny as an older woman who loved to gossip about her neighbors and tell wild stories. In the 1950's, Allison signed a deal with the Greiner Baking Company to make an enriched ready-made bread called, “Aunt Fanny’s Bread”. “Aunt Fanny’s Bread," was advertised on-air, in print, and through public events.


Coe College. (N.d.). Fran Allison.

Fran Allison in town for bread firm. (1952, September 18). The Indiana Gazette.…

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