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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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Complete credited cast:
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)
Toughy / Professor / Pedro / Hyena (voice) (as Dallas McKennon)
Boris (voice)
The Mellomen ...
Dogs (singing voice) (as The Mello Men)


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 (88) »


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


$4,000,000 (estimated)


$93,600,000 (USA)

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Sound Mix:

(RCA Sound Recording)



Aspect Ratio:

2.55 : 1
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Did You Know?


"Darling's" real name is never used, even her friends call her "darling" at the baby shower. It is unclear if that's her name or an endearment. See more »


When Lady enters the baby's room while Tramp is fighting the rat, the chain is gone. When Lady goes to the fallen crib when the baby's crying, the chain is back on. Then when Tramp comes over to her as Aunt Sarah enters the room, the chain is gone again. And then the chain is back on lady as Aunt Sarah grabs Lady and pulls her down to the cellar. See more »


[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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Spoofed in The Nanny: The Engagement (1998) See more »


Loch Lomand
Traditional Scottish folk song
In the score when Jock is first shown
Sung by Bill Thompson (Jock) with modified lyrics
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An all-time classic favorite!
16 May 2003 | by (Melbourne, Australia) – See all my reviews

"Lady and the Tramp" is indeed one of my all-time favorite Disney movies. I just love every single bit of it! The story, the characters, the music, the stunning animation style...everything is amazingly done!

This is exactly what today's Disney flicks have been lacking- they don't recapture the spirit and magic of the original Disney masterpieces like this movie and the other Disney classics such as "Bambi", "The Aristocats", and "The Fox and the Hound", except for contemporaries like "The Lion King", "Toy Story", "Tarzan", "Beauty and the Beast", and "Mulan", which are still well-set up.

Okay, back to "Lady and the Tramp". This movie deserves ten out of ten stars, and those of you who haven't seen it yet have gotta watch it. It's not presented only for the youngsters, but also for those who are young at heart. If you really enjoy it as much as I do, don't miss the astounding follow-up to the original in the delightful "Scamp's Adventure"!

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