Great Performances

Carol Burnett Meets George Abbott

Clip: Season 48 Episode 29 | 4m 50s | Video has closed captioning.

As a student, Carol Burnett predicted she would move to New York City and work with George Abbott. Watch as she remembers how losing out on one role led to her being cast in "Once Upon A Mattress," and meeting the famed director.

Aired: 08/14/21

Rating: NR

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