Close to You: Remembering the Carpenters [DVD] [1997]

The meteoric rise to fame of the Carpenters is documented on this DVD. The disc offers a standard full-frame 1.33:1 transfer. English, Spanish, and French soundtracks are rendered in Dolby Digital Stereo. There are neither subtitles nor closed-captions on this release. In addition to the wealth of information provided in the documentary itself, the supplemental materials include a photo gallery, discography, previously unreleased television and radio advertisements, and clips of the Carpenters' visit to the White House. Fans of this wholesome duo will enjoy this informative disc.
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Special Features

  • Interactive menus
  • Chapter search
  • English, Spanish, and French tracks
  • Dolby Digital stereo
  • Photo gallery
  • Discography
  • Previously unreleased TV and radio jingles
  • The Carpenters at the White House


Close to You: Remembering the Carpenters
Karen and Richard Carpenter were the cornerstones of one of the most enduring pop music acts of the 1970s, the Carpenters. This video program takes an in-depth look at their career, from their earliest performances in high school to Karen's tragic death. Features extensive interviews with Richard Carpenter and many musicians who worked with the duo, including Herb Alpert and Burt Bacharach. Also includes clips from their many TV appearances, including such songs as "(They Long to Be) Close to You," "We've Only Just Begun," "Rainy Days and Mondays," and "Goodbye to Love." ~ Mark Deming, Rovi

Cast & Crew

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    Richard Carpenter
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    Herb Alpert
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