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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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Cast

Complete credited cast:
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Darling / Si / Am / Peg (voice)
Larry Roberts ...
Tramp (voice)
Bill Baucom ...
Trusty (voice)
...
Aunt Sarah (voice)
George Givot ...
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)
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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) »

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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

In early versions of the script The Rat was named Herman. See more »

Goofs

When Trusty and Jock come over to cheer Lady up, she has her head on the ground in dismay. There is one shot where she suddenly has light brown spots around her eyes. At all other times, there is only a light brown spot that goes from her forehead to her nose. 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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Connections

Featured in The Disney Family Album: Frank Thomas (1985) See more »

Soundtracks

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

 
Simple and often lovely
2 June 2002 | by (las vegas, nv) – See all my reviews

Fairy tale about the romance between two dogs from opposite sides of the tracks gets colorful, warm, old-fashioned Disney treatment. Cinemascope cartoon unfolds with valentine-like flair, all the ribbons and bows are in place, yet the requisite cutesy flourishes and manipulation inevitably turn up (one dog, thought to have been killed, shows up LIMPING in the next scene!). Yet, it's hard to complain when the rest of the pieces fall into place so snugly. The plot is, by turns, comfortably predictable and still pleasingly reassuring, though a bit heavy with incidental chatter. The Peggy Lee music is delightful, and the "Bella Notte" sequence alone, with the spaghetti, breadsticks and the drippy candle, is simply superb. *** from ****


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