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Ward Greene (from the story by)
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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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Simple and often lovely See more (102 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 / Hyena (voice) (as Dallas McKennon)

Alan Reed ... Boris (voice)
The Mellomen ... Dogs (singing voice) (as The Mello Men)
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Mel Blanc ... Stray Dogs (voice) (uncredited)

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
Frank Armitage .... animator (uncredited)
Blaine Gibson .... assistant animator (uncredited)
Harry Holt .... animator (uncredited)
Willie Ito .... inbetween artist (uncredited)
Fred Kopietz .... animator (uncredited)
Bob McCrea .... animator (uncredited)
Gary Mooney .... assistant animator (uncredited)
Ken O'Brien .... directing animator (uncredited)
Joanna Romersa .... ink and paint artist (uncredited)
Iwao Takamoto .... assistant 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
Ethmer Roten .... musician: flute (uncredited)
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
Crew verified as complete

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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:
Mono (RCA Sound Recording)
Argentina:Atp | Australia:G | Canada:G (video rating) | 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:0 | 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: Jim Dear puts a chair in front of the cellar door to keep the young Lady from escaping. When Lady looks under the door, there is no sign of the chair, but it is there in the next shot. Later, when Jim tells Lady to go to sleep, the shadow of his legs is seen coming from underneath the door, but there is no shadow of the chair's legs.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:
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Did anything more happen at the park between Lady and the Tramp?
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24 out of 25 people found the following review useful.
Simple and often lovely, 2 June 2002
Author: moonspinner55 from las vegas, nv

Fairy tale about the romance between two dogs from opposite sides of the tracks gets colorful, warm, old-fashioned Disney treatment. Cinemascope cartoon unfolds with valentine-like flair, all the ribbons and bows are in place, yet the requisite cutesy flourishes and manipulation inevitably turn up (one dog, thought to have been killed, shows up LIMPING in the next scene!). Yet, it's hard to complain when the rest of the pieces fall into place so snugly. The plot is, by turns, comfortably predictable and still pleasingly reassuring, though a bit heavy with incidental chatter. The Peggy Lee music is delightful, and the "Bella Notte" sequence alone, with the spaghetti, breadsticks and the drippy candle, is simply superb. *** from ****

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