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Release Date:
22 June 1955 (USA) See more »
The most delightful characters in a dog's age! See more »
The romantic tale of a sheltered uptown Cocker Spaniel dog and a streetwise downtown Mutt. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
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Nominated for BAFTA Film Award. Another 1 win & 1 nomination See more »
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My favourite Disney film.Cute,funny and full of enjoyable songs. See more (87 total) »


  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Peggy Lee ... Darling / Si / Am / Peg (voice)
Larry Roberts ... Tramp (voice)
Bill Baucom ... Trusty (voice)

Verna Felton ... Aunt Sarah (voice)
George Givot ... Tony (voice)

Stan Freberg ... 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)

Dal McKennon ... Toughy / Professor / Pedro (voice) (as Dallas McKennon)

Alan Reed ... Boris (voice)
The Mellomen ... Dogs (singing voice) (as The Mello Men)
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Directed by
Clyde Geronimi 
Wilfred Jackson 
Hamilton Luske 
Writing credits
Ward Greene (from the story by)

Erdman Penner (story) &
Joe Rinaldi (story) &
Ralph Wright (story) &
Don DaGradi (story)

Joe Grant  script (uncredited)
Dick Huemer  script (uncredited)
Louis Pollock  uncredited

Produced by
Erdman Penner .... associate producer
Original Music by
Oliver Wallace (music score)
Film Editing by
Donald Halliday (film editor) (as Don Halliday)
Production Management
Cory Hansen .... post-production supervisor: restoration (restored version)
Ken Peterson .... production supervisor (uncredited)
Sound Department
Robert O. Cook .... sound recordist
C.O. Slyfield .... sound director
Harold J. Steck .... sound recordist
Visual Effects by
Bill Fadness .... digital film recording supervisor: restoration (restored version)
Ub Iwerks .... special processes
Dan MacManus .... effects animator
April McMorris .... digital producer: restoration
George Rowley .... effects animator
Bruce Tauscher .... digital color timing supervisor: restoration
Camera and Electrical Department
John Derderian .... camera operator: digital film recording (restorated version)
Robert F. Sparks .... camera operator (uncredited)
Animation Department
Edwin Aardal .... character animator (as Ed Aardal)
Hal Ambro .... character animator
Ken Anderson .... layouts
Dick Anthony .... backgrounds
William Bosche .... layouts (as Bill Bosche)
Collin Campbell .... layouts
Jack Campbell .... character animator
Tim Campbell .... animation research library: restoration (restored version)
Bob Carlson .... character animator
Fox Carney .... animation research library: restoration (restored version)
Les Clark .... directing animator
Eric Cleworth .... character animator
Claude Coats .... backgrounds
Tom Codrick .... layouts
Al Dempster .... backgrounds
Eyvind Earle .... backgrounds
Doug Engalla .... animation research library: restoration (restored version)
Hugh Fraser .... character animator
John Freeman .... character animator
Don Griffith .... layouts
Victor Haboush .... layouts
Ann Hansen .... animation research library: restoration (restored version)
Jerry Hathcock .... character animator
Hugh Hennesy .... layouts
Ray Huffine .... backgrounds
Ralph Hulett .... backgrounds
Ollie Johnston .... directing animator
Milt Kahl .... directing animator
Tamara Khalaf .... animation research library: restoration (restored version)
Hal King .... directing animator
George Kreisl .... character animator
Eric Larson .... directing animator
John Lounsbery .... directing animator
Don Lusk .... character animator
Brice Mack .... backgrounds
George Nicholas .... character animator
Lance Nolley .... layouts
Cliff Nordberg .... character animator
Ken O'Brien .... character animator
Kendall O'Connor .... layouts (as A. Kendall O'Connor)
Vivian G. Procopio .... animation research library: restoration (restored version) (as Vivian Procopia)
Thor Putnam .... layouts
Wolfgang Reitherman .... directing animator
Jacques Rupp .... layouts
John Sibley .... character animator
Lella Smith .... animation research library: restoration (restored version)
McLaren Stewart .... layouts
Frank Thomas .... directing animator
Harvey Toombs .... character animator
Jimi Trout .... backgrounds
Matt Tsugawa .... animation research library: restoration (restored version)
Thelma Witmer .... backgrounds
Marvin Woodward .... character animator
Al Zinnen .... layouts
Blaine Gibson .... assistant animator (uncredited)
Harry Holt .... animator (uncredited)
Fred Kopietz .... animator (uncredited)
Bob McCrea .... animator (uncredited)
Gary Mooney .... assistant animator (uncredited)
Ken O'Brien .... directing animator (uncredited)
John Wilson .... key assistant animator (uncredited)
Editorial Department
Timothy Peeler .... digital colorist: restoration
Music Department
Sonny Burke .... songs by
Sidney Fine .... orchestrator
Evelyn Kennedy .... music editor
Peggy Lee .... songs by
Edward H. Plumb .... orchestrator (as Edward Plumb)
John Rarig .... vocal arrangements
Edmundo Santos .... lyrics: Spanish version (uncredited)
Other crew
Walt Disney .... presenter
Charles Palmer .... story editor (uncredited)
Sara Bleick .... special thanks (restored version) (as S.J. Bleick)
Ian Gooding .... special thanks: restored version
Mary Meacham .... special thanks (restored version) (as Mary M. Hogg)
Hermann H. Schmidt .... special thanks: restored version
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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"La dama y el vagabundo" - USA (Spanish title) (imdb display title)
"Bowwow Story" - Japan (English title) (imdb display title)
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76 min
Color (Technicolor)
Aspect Ratio:
2.55 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
4-Track Stereo (RCA Sound Recording) (magnetic prints) | Mono (optical prints) | Dolby (1986 re-issue print) (as Dolby Stereo)
Argentina:Atp | Australia:G | Canada:G (video rating) | Chile:TE | Finland:S | Iceland:L | Ireland:G | Peru:PT | Portugal:M/6 | South Korea:All | Spain:T | Sweden:Btl | UK:U | USA:Approved (certificate #17122) (original rating) | USA:G (re-rating) (1971) | West Germany:o.Al. | West Germany:6 (nf)

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A model of the inside of Jim Dear and Darling's house was built as a guide for staging.See more »
Continuity: After ''We are Siamese'', 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, Lady is tangled up in red curtains.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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Movie Connections:
Bella Notte (This Is the Night)See more »


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9 out of 11 people found the following review useful.
My favourite Disney film.Cute,funny and full of enjoyable songs., 10 October 2003
Author: jack-smales

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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