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Lady and the Tramp (1955)

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The romantic tale of a sheltered uptown Cocker Spaniel dog and a streetwise downtown Mutt.

Writers:

Ward Greene (from the story by), Erdman Penner (story) | 3 more credits »
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Nominated for 1 BAFTA Film Award. Another 1 win & 1 nomination. See more awards »
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Peggy Lee ... Darling / Si / Am / Peg (voice)
Larry Roberts Larry Roberts ... Tramp (voice)
Bill Baucom 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 Mellowmen Quartet The Mellowmen Quartet ... 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>

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

She's from the leash and license set... he's footloose and collar free! (1971 re-release) See more »


Certificate:

G | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Trivia

In early script versions, Tramp was first called Homer, then Rags and Bozo. A 1940 script introduced the twin Siamese cats. Eventually known as Si and Am, they were then named Nip and Tuck. See more »

Goofs

The beaver exclaims, "Listen, listen sonny, you realize every second, seventy centimeters of water is wasted over that spillway?" Water is supposed to be measured in volume, not length, so it would be more technically accurate to have used "cubic centimeters" in place of "centimeters". However, for very casual estimates, the Beaver may have meant that the stream moved seventy centimeters downstream each second, regardless of the depth at any point, or the width of the hole being plugged. 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 »

Alternate Versions

The Greek version was entirely re-dubbed in the 2006 re-release. See more »


Soundtracks

He's a Tramp
(uncredited)
Written by Sonny Burke and Peggy Lee
Performed by Peggy Lee and The Mellowmen Quartet
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User Reviews

An all-time classic favorite!
16 May 2003 | by jazzontherocksSee 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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Official Sites:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

22 June 1955 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

La dama y el vagabundo See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$4,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$2,804,272, 21 December 1986

Gross USA:

$93,602,326

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$93,933,394
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono (RCA Sound Recording)| DTS (re-release) (1997)| Dolby Digital (re-release) (1997)| SDDS (re-release) (1997)

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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