Story of the meteoric rise and sudden fall of Karen Carpenter, who became a famous singer before battling anorexia and bulemia.
Did You Know?
The film implies Richard Carpenter
talked Karen out of making a solo album in 1979. In fact, Karen Carpenter
made a solo album, (with the help of Phil Ramone
), between 1979 and 1980. The Carpenters's label, A & M, did not like it, so it did not get released until 1996. See more
The first time at the Magic Lamp recording studio, there is
Karen on drums, a double bass player and Richard on piano. When Karen starts singing in the right key (A) we then cut to a Carpenter sound track that with an electric bass and an oboe. See more
Karen, you're not eating. You look too thin, if you ask me.
Mother, how can anybody be too thin?
Features The Third Man
Written by Leon Russell
and B. Bramlett
Performed by The Carpenters See more