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Lady and the Tramp (1955)

Approved  |   |  Animation, Adventure, Comedy  |  22 June 1955 (USA)
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The romantic tale of a sheltered uptown Cocker Spaniel dog and a streetwise downtown Mutt.

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Nominated for 1 BAFTA Film Award. Another 1 win & 1 nomination. See more awards »

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
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Darling / Si / Am / Peg (voice)
Larry Roberts ...
Tramp (voice)
Bill Baucom ...
Trusty (voice)
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Aunt Sarah (voice)
George Givot ...
Tony (voice)
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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)
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Toughy / Professor / Pedro / Hyena (voice) (as Dallas McKennon)
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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 (87) »

Taglines:

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


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Release Date:

22 June 1955 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

La dama y el vagabundo  »

Box Office

Budget:

$4,000,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$93,600,000 (USA)
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Sound Mix:

(RCA Sound Recording)

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(Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

2.55 : 1
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Trivia

CinemaScope presented some new problems for the animators. The wider canvas space made it difficult for a single character to dominate the screen, and groups had to be spread out to keep the screen from appearing too sparse. See more »

Goofs

In the beginning of the film, Darling's hair is brown. At the end when she is putting her son to bed it is blond. 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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La La Lu
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Written by Sonny Burke & Peggy Lee
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Cute/Romantic Canine Film
23 October 2005 | by (Bath, England) – See all my reviews

Lady and the Tramp, one of my favourite childhood movies, goes down as a classic animation and one that I am sure is enjoyed by children today. Who doesn't like watching cute animals with large, kind eyes? Lady and the Tramp is about love and sacrifice, bringing together a posh female dog with a homeless stray, who is sexy in his own right. Also included are the memorable Siamese trouble-making cats (Peggy Lee) and the wonderful candle-lit scene where are lovable heros enjoy spaghetti. This film should be enjoyed and treasured for years to come. It's gone down in Disney and film history. Although made for children, there isn't any reason why adults cannot enjoy this film.


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