scouring the web and came up with these Kuklapolitan
links, along with
some links for related areas like classic television and
If you know of more, send them in!
items for Sale:
First release of shows from the '50s
CD from DRG records
The Chicago History Museum The official Burr Tillstrom Archive
of Broadcast Communications 34 KFO episodes
along with pages on KFO, Burr &
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
Fascinato An article on his career at the "The
Space Age Pop
Allison A tribute on her centennial
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.
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
Acres Comprehensive guide to television
Howdy Doody Nice graphic site
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
and Television Page Large list of links
Fifties TV & Celebrities at Boomers Pinups Info on '50s and early '60s TV shows and celebrities
memorabilia, vintage toys, and more.
and nostalgia site -
old hometown photos, classic TV clips, famous speeches. Find
friends and classmates. Come share your memories!
Puppeteers of America Home Page Burr was an active member
Puppetry Home Page Contains many puppetry
Flexitoon Award-winning puppeteers (Pinwheel, Shining Time Station), inspired by Burr
Larry Smith Puppets Puppeteer who worked with Burr in the 60s
Martin Puppets Puppeteer in the Kuklapolitan
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.
old toy site with great photos, including a page on TV &
A site offering help to stop smoking.