Charlotte's Web
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E.B. White's perennial best-selling novel is translated to the screen in animated musical splendor. The classic story, described by author White as a tale of 'friendship and salvation, a story of miracles -- the miracle of birth, the miracle of friendship, the miracle of death,' features the voices of Debbie Reynolds as Charlotte, Paul Lynde as Templeton the Rat, Agnes Moorehead as the Stuttering Goose, and Henry Gibson as Wilbur the Pig.
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 75%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"It preserves some of the form and language of White's original but fattens and sweetens his lean and pungent prose with songs by Richard and Robert Sherman."
‑ Don Druker, Chicago Reader
"Almost as sweet as the children's classic novel, "Charlotte's Web" is just, well, crawling with entertainment."
‑ Linda Cook, Quad City Times (Davenport, IA)
"Some classic!"
‑ Staci Layne Wilson,
"the much-loved book loses nothing in its transfer to the screen"
‑ James Sanford, Kalamazoo Gazette
"E.B. White's affecting tale is given a Saturday morning cartoon treatment."
‑ Dan Jardine, Apollo Guide
"Heartwarming tale of love and friendship."
‑ Common Sense Media Editors, Common Sense Media
"One of the year's best family films."
‑ Robert Roten, Laramie Movie Scope
"The Hanna-Barbera animation is better than the studio's usual bare-bones mediocrity, and the voice cast is superb."
‑ Marjorie Baumgarten, Austin Chronicle
"Charming kid's cartoon full of great voice performances."
‑ Scott Weinberg,
"Especially giddy is Paul Lynde's wry Templeton the rat, whom I oddly still quote today."
‑ Christopher Null,
"A charming animated adaptation of E.B. White's beloved fantasy."
‑ , TV Guide's Movie Guide
"Family Entertainment never got better"
‑ Clint Morris, Film Threat
"Fairly crude animation, but a sweet and necessary story is told here about love and loss."
‑ Audrey Rock-Richardson, Tooele Transcript-Bulletin (Utah)
"An animated children's classic about a spider and a pig and their exploration of brotherly love and self-sacrifice."
‑ Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat, Spirituality and Practice
More reviews for Charlotte's Web on Rotten Tomatoes

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