Charlotte's Web is the 1973 film that is based on the book by E. B. White.

The film was produced by Hanna-Barbera Productions and Sagittarius Productions and distributed by Paramount Pictures.


The story begins when a stork delivers a litter of eleven piglets that are born on the Arable Farm. One of the piglets is a runt and stuggles to feed from the sow. John Arable doesn't want the runt and decides to kill it. His daughter Fern pleads the tiny piglet to be spared. Mr. Arable agrees. Being raised as a pet made the piglet no different than the others. Fern named the piglet Wilbur. Wilbur is raised on the Arable farm being the pet of Fern. At two weeks he is put outside, however. Wilbur gets scared and runs into the house. At six weeks he is big enough to be sold. Mr. Arable decides he is no longer the caregiver of Wilbur. Fern cries begging her father to keep him. His ten brothers and sisters are already sold and he is not a baby pig but almost full grown. Soon Wilbur is put in a crate and is sold the next day down the road to Fern's uncle Homer Zuckerman.

Wilbur is lonely but he meets a goose (who impersonates Fflewddur Fflam from the 1985 Disney animated film The Black Cauldron) and a spider named Charlotte. Templeton the rat isn't what you call a nice guy. Fern visits every day. One day Wilbur hears the ram tell him that he is going to die. Charlotte saves Wilbur's life by performing miracles. Mr. Zuckerman takes Wilbur to the fair. Fern is happy but falls in love with Henry Fussy, a boy Wilbur met when he was a piglet. Wilbur is heartbroken but learns to let go. When Charlotte dies leaving her 514 children to Wilbur. Wilbur protects the eggs. 511 of the children leave. but three stay. Wilbur stays and spends his life at the Zuckerman farm a spared pig. As a runt piglet he was saved. And now he was saved.

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