The Kuklapolitans in Living Color

Curator's note: The photos below were part of a publicity packet for the 13-week KFO series that aired on PBS in 1970. The shows were produced by WTTW in Chicago under the able direction of Dick Carter who provided the curator many materials associated with the series.

Left: Kukla, Ollie and Fran Allison

Right: Kukla and Ollie

Left: Kukla and Ollie

Right: Madame Ophelia Oglepuss

Left: Colonel Cracky

Right: Cecil Bill and Fletcher Rabbit

Left: Beulah Witch

Right: Madame Ophelia Oglepuss and Colonel Cracky

Left: Beulah Witch and Madame Ophelia Oglepuss

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