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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 (110) »

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The most delightful characters in a dog's age! See more »


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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

Peggy Lee later sued Disney for breach of contract claiming that she still retained rights to the transcripts. She was awarded $2.3m, but not without a lengthy legal battle with the studio which was finally settled in 1991. See more »

Goofs

When Jim puts the puppy, Lady, in her basket, he puts down some paper on the floor. A few shots later, the paper disappears. 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 On the Spot: Team Dissabled vs. Team Hotica (2014) 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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A fab soundtrack
17 October 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Peggy Lee was a national treasure. What an amazing thing that she wrote most of the music for this movie, but only in old age did she receive credit. I agree that issues of class seem merely consistent with the era, but consider that the flavor of the day was vanilla. So in those days going out for Italian was a walk on the wild side (unless you grew up in Brooklyn)! Then an upper-crust girl marries a boy of mixed race origins?! And it's clear from the dog pound scene that Peg "got around" (just look at her hair!), nevertheless, she was valued and respected among the dogs. Yes, the film is hokey. But rats are evil. And the soundtrack is outstanding.


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