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Lady and the Tramp (1955)

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The romantic tale of a sheltered uptown Cocker Spaniel dog and a streetwise downtown Mutt.

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
... Darling / Si / Am / Peg (voice)
Larry Roberts ... Tramp (voice)
Bill Baucom ... Trusty (voice)
... Aunt Sarah (voice)
... Tony (voice)
... Beaver (voice) (as Stan Freeberg)
Lee Millar ... Jim Dear / Dog Catcher (voice)
Barbara Luddy ... Lady (voice)
Bill Thompson ... Jock / Bull - the Bull Terrier / Policeman at Zoo / Dachsie / Joe (voice)
... Toughy / Professor / Pedro / Hyena (voice) (as Dallas McKennon)
... Boris (voice)
The Mellomen ... Dogs (singing voice) (as The Mello Men)
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Storyline

Lady, a golden cocker spaniel, meets up with a mongrel dog who calls himself the Tramp. He is obviously from the wrong side of town, but happenings at Lady's home make her decide to travel with him for a while. This turns out to be a bad move, as no dog is above the law. Written by Tim Pickett <quetzal@yoyo.cc.monash.edu.au>

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dog | baby | aunt | cat | siamese cat | See All (115) »

Taglines:

She's from the leash and license set... he's footloose and collar free! See more »


Certificate:

G | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

22 June 1955 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

La dama y el vagabundo  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$4,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$2,804,272, 19 December 1986, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$93,600,000
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(RCA Sound Recording)

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2.39 : 1
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Trivia

The studio's first officially self-penned story since Dumbo (1941). See more »

Goofs

Jim Dear puts a chair in front of the cellar door to keep the young Lady from escaping. When Lady looks under the door, there is no sign of the chair, but it is there in the next shot. Later, when Jim tells Lady to go to sleep, the shadow of his legs is seen coming from underneath the door, but there is no shadow of the chair's legs. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Jim Dear: [Giving Darling a hatbox] It's for you, Darling. Merry Christmas.
Darling: Oh, Jim, dear. It's the one I was admiring, isn't it? Trimmed with ribbons?
Jim Dear: Well, it *has* a ribbon.
[the box is opened; inside is a puppy wearing a ribbon]
Darling: Oh, how sweet.
Jim Dear: You like her, Darling?
Darling: [hugging the puppy] Oh, I love her. What a perfectly beautiful little Lady.
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Crazy Credits

"In the whole history of the world there is but one thing that money can not buy... to wit the wag of a dog's tail" - Josh Billings

so it is to all dogs- be they Ladies or Tramps that this picture is respectfully dedicated- See more »

Connections

Referenced in Samurai Jack: Episode XLIV (2003) See more »

Soundtracks

The Siamese Cat Song
(uncredited)
Written by Sonny Burke and Peggy Lee
Performed by Peggy Lee
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User Reviews

Charm, humor, songs, great animation...what more do you need?
26 April 2001 | by See all my reviews

One of the few Disney cartoons at this period not based on a famous piece of literature--so at least no one can complain that it doesn't do justice to the original! It's an unpretentious little gem, told from the viewpoint of the animals and against interesting backgrounds with superb animation and vocal work. Cat lovers may find it painful to watch how sinister the two Siamese cats are depicted--but not if they have a sense of humor. Actually, the 'Siamese Cat Song' is one of the highlights of Peggy Lee's novelty numbers. 'Bella Notte' and other simple melodies are integrated nicely into the plot with satisfying results. This was the first Disney cartoon made in Cinemascope so the artists had to fill a broader landscape for the camera to photograph. And yet, the transfer to video on VHS format is extremely well handled--you don't feel you're missing anything. I believe the film is also available in letterbox but I find the VHS print I own to be more than satisfactory. Delightful Disney classic for young and old alike.


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