Buelah has been scouring the web and came up with these Kuklapolitan links, along with some links for related areas like classic television and puppetry. 

If you know of more, send them in!


KFO-related sites

KFO items for Sale:


Burr Tillstrom Copyright Trust  

First release of shows from the '50s

Here We Are  

CD from DRG records

Websites:

The Chicago History Museum   The official Burr Tillstrom Archive

Museum of Broadcast Communications   34 KFO episodes online, along with pages on KFO, Burr & Fran

Tom Snyder  Video clip of the troupe's appearance on April 27, 1977

The Chicago School of Television   Info on early Chicago shows like KFO, "Stud's Place" and "Garroway at Large"

The Kukla, Fran and Ollie Mikado   A review at this extensive Gilbert & Sullivan site

Jack Fascinato  An article on his career at the "The Space Age Pop Music Page"

Fran Allison  A tribute on her centennial

Fran Allison and Me  A personal memory of Fran

The Internet Movie Database  KFO info

The Peabody Award Winners Archive   Search for "Tillstrom" to find Burr's awards.

Find A Grave  Info on where Burr and Fran are buried - you can leave a note. 


Classic Television and Radio

Mid-Atlantic Nostalgia Convention   Annual weekend of classic radio & TV, Hunt Valley, MD

RCA-NBC Firsts in Color Television   Documents KFO as the first color broadcast

A U. S. Television Chronology, 1875-1970   An extensive timeline

Tim's TV Showcase   Hundreds of classic TV shows and television resources

The Classic TV Database   A complete guide to classic television

The Classic TV Archive   Episode guides for many shows

TV Acres   Comprehensive guide to television subjects and themes

Howdy Doody   Nice graphic site

Toonarific  A complete reference to all things "cartoony"

TV in the Fifties   Part of an extensive site dedicated to the decade

Your Show of Shows   The Kuklapolitans hosted twice

Rewind the Fifties   Graphic site covering the decade

Harry's Movies and Television Page   Large list of links

Fifties TV & Celebrities at Boomers Pinups   Info on '50s and early '60s TV shows and celebrities

Swapsale  Collectibles, memorabilia,  vintage toys, and more.

Scribas Memory and nostalgia site - old hometown photos, classic TV clips, famous speeches. Find old friends and classmates. Come share your memories!
 

Puppetry

Puppeteers of America Home Page   Burr was an active member

The Puppetry Home Page   Contains many puppetry links and resources

Flexitoon  Award-winning puppeteers (Pinwheel, Shining Time Station), inspired by Burr

Larry Smith Puppets  Puppeteer who worked with Burr in the 60s

Wayne Martin Puppets  Puppeteer in the Kuklapolitan tradition
 
 

Buelah's Picks

Dean's Model Kit and Toy Museum

Featuring the history of plastic model kits, plus old toys, radios, clocks and vintage advertising memorabilia

Y? The National Forum on People's Differences

A place to ask the questions you've always wanted to ask people who are different from yourself

The Internet Museum of FLEXI/CARDBOARD/ODDITY Records

Info and samples of out-of-the-ordinary records.  Hosted by Mike, who helped with sound transfers for this site.

Time Warp Vintage Toys

Extensive old toy site with great photos, including a page on TV & Movie toys.

QuitDay

A site offering help to stop smoking.

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