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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>

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dog | baby | aunt | cat | siamese cat | See All (111) »

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One of the Greatest Love Stories Ever Told. 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

As the release date neared, Walt Disney was dismayed to learn that not all theaters were equipped to show a film in CinemaScope. Consequently, another version of the film had to be made, this time in original aspect ratio. 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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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 Epic Mickey (2010) See more »

Soundtracks

What Is a Baby?
(uncredited)
Written by Sonny Burke & Peggy Lee
Performed by Barbara Luddy
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User Reviews

My favourite Disney film.Cute,funny and full of enjoyable songs.
10 October 2003 | by See all my reviews

On my list of favourite Disney films,Lady and Tramp is at the very top.I just love it.The songs are some of the most enjoyable Disney has ever composed.The film is cute but not in a soppy,drippy way,like say Bambi.Bambi is a classic,but it is too sentimental.

I love the song Bella Note.

We used to have the video but then chucked it out.After a while,I felt that I had to see it again.So I looked in the library.Would you believe it,they seemed to have every Disney film you could think of except this one,I mean why????????

I had to request it from another library and then wait a week for it to arrive(sigh)But it was well worth the wait and I loved seeing it again.

Barbra Luddy and Verna Felton who voice characters in this film also voice many other Disney characters.They were both in Sleeping Beauty as well.Sadly they are both dead.

Out of 5 stars.Lady and the Tramp deserves 5.It will always be a classic and one everybody will love.Shame about the sequel.


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