You may need tissues for this one, if you were enchanted by ‘Charlotte’s Web’ as a child. Debbie Reynolds, who passed away one day after the death of her daughter Carrie Fisher, voiced the iconic spider who turned Wilbur into ‘Some Pig’ and saved his life, in the animated film based on the classic childrens’ book.
In this scene from the 1973 film, Wilbur leans the awful truth about a spider’s lifespan:
A happier scene from ‘Charlotte’s Web’ showcasing Reynolds’ singing:
Here’s the scene from ‘Singin’ in the Rain’ that made the unknown 19 year-old (with no dancing experience) a star, opposite Gene Kelly and Donald O’Connor:
Reynolds earned her only Academy Award nomination for her role in ‘The Unsinkable Molly Brown’, a film adaptation of the Tony-winning musical, about a real-life survivor of the sinking of the Titanic: