Carol Burnett and ‘The Philly Flash’

Celebrity Q&A, Featured Article
on September 13, 2012


Did Carol Burnett star in a movie called “The Philly Flash,” about a woman living on the streets of Philadelphia?
Ava Miller, Port Deposit, Md. 
You’re thinking of a 1981 comedy, “Chu Chu and the Philly Flash”, set in San Francisco. It featured Burnett as a colorful street performer and Alan Arkin as a former baseball pitcher nicknamed the Philly Flash. Burnett, 79, a native of San Antonio, Texas, made about a dozen movies, including “Pete ‘n’ Tillie,” “The Four Seasons” and “Annie.”