'Charlotte's Web' director passed away

The director of Charlotte's Web (not the recent theatrical release, but the 1973 version featuring the voices of Debbie Reynolds and Paul Lynde) has died.

Iwao Takamoto was also famous for designing the characters Scoobie Doo, Muttley, Astro and Penelope Pitstop. He was born in Los Angeles and interned at Manzanar during WWII.