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Charlotte’s Web

Director: Charles A. Nichols, Iwao Takamoto Run Time: 94 min. Format: DCP Rating: G Release Year: 1973

Starring:  Danny Bonaduce, Debbie Reynolds, Henry Gibson, Paul Lynde

The friendship between a runt pig and a wise spider forever change Zuckerman Farm in CHARLOTTE’S WEB.

E. B. White wrote Charlotte’s Web in 1952.

What’s a children’s story without a little bit of tears? In the classic animated version of E.B. White’s Charlotte’s Web, we have a little runt named Wilbur who escapes the dinner table at an early age thanks to the kindness of the farmer’s young daughter. Saved for now, he is shipped off to her uncle’s neighboring farm where he becomes friends with one creature, the wise spider Charlotte, who helps Wilbur hatch a plan to become the prize-winning pig of the county fair to ensure his fate won’t lead him to the dinner table. Charlotte’s Web is full of lessons of friendship, loyalty, and truth showing that friendship comes in all shapes and sizes.

Part of Nitehawk’s February LITTLE BOOKWORMS brunch series.