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Lady and the Tramp (1955)

Approved | | Animation, Adventure, Comedy | 22 June 1955 (USA)
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)
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Aunt Sarah (voice)
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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>

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

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dog | baby | aunt | cat | siamese cat | See All (110) »

Taglines:

BOYSterous DOGS and the DOGgondest BOYS ...together they spell FUN! [1962 re-release, on double bill with "Almost Angels"] 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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(RCA Sound Recording)

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(Technicolor)

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2.55 : 1
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Trivia

To maintain a dog's perspective, Darling and Jim Dear's faces are rarely seen. See more »

Goofs

After ''The Siamese Cat Song'', when Lady is chasing the two cats, the cats knock down blueish colored curtains which tangle up Lady. After Aunt Sarah comes into the room, the curtains are red. 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 »


Soundtracks

Rock-a-Bye Baby
(1886) (uncredited)
Music and Lyrics by Effie I. Canning
Sung a bit by Verna Felton (Aunt Sarah)
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User Reviews

 
The Life and Loves of our Best Friends
22 January 2000 | by (Alhambra, CA) – See all my reviews

There is nothing as wonderful as the wag of a dog's tale. The writers, actors and animators, together with Disney magic, capture the unique and limitless variety of personalities that exist in the canine world. This film takes these wonderful canine characters and shows the world from their perspective. The adorable footage of Lady as a puppy reminds me of the behavior of my own hounds when they were pups. The beautiful "Park Avenue" Lady grows up and falls for the happy-go-lucky, vagabond, Tramp. Add a dog-hating aunt, a baby, some cats, some rats and the adventure is complete. The songs sung from the dog pound together with those sung by the wicked Siamese cats are the most purely fun of any Disney animation. The song sung at the lover's romantic Italian dinner brings a tear to the eye. Finally, Lady and the Tramp share a spaghetti noodle that leads to one of the most memorable kisses in Hollywood history. This is a wonderful film that will be enjoyed for generations.


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