Story of the meteoric rise and sudden fall of Karen Carpenter, who became a famous singer before battling anorexia and bulimia.
Did You Know?
In the liner notes of the "Carpenters Gold: 35th Anniversary Edition" CD, Richard Carpenter
said he regretted making, being part of, and endorsing this TV movie. He also said many scenes were fictitious. See more
The film implies that Richard Carpenter
talked Karen Carpenter
out of making a solo album in 1979. Karen made a solo album, with the help of Phil Ramone
, between 1979 and 1980. The Carpenters' label, A&M, didn't like it, so it wasn't released until 1996. See more
You kids want some hot dogs?
(They Long to Be) Close to You
Written by Hal David
and Burt Bacharach
Performed by The Carpenters See more