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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.

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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 Mellomen 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>

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

She's blue ribbon... he's back-alley... and IT'S LOVE AND LAUGHTER... EVER AFTER! See more »


Certificate:

G | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Official Sites:

Official site

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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Trivia

Barbara Luddy was nearly 50 when she voiced the young Lady. See more »

Goofs

At the beginning of the Dog Pound scene, during the first verses "No Place Like Home", the shadows of the bars on the dogs distinctly resemble the stripes that were usually shown on prisoners, a comic effect that makes the Pound seem like prison. But in the last verse, those stripes are gone. This was possibly intentional, as the joke could be assumed to have made its point by then, and the shadows would be too distracting during the following dialog. 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

On home video, three versions were released: the widescreen version (LD & DVD), the Academy ratio version (VHS & LD) and a Pan & Scan version based on the widescreen version (DVD). See more »

Connections

Referenced in Hot in Cleveland: Strange Bedfellows (2014) See more »

Soundtracks

Peace on Earth
(uncredited)
Written by Sonny Burke and Peggy Lee
Performed by Donald Novis and Studio Chorus
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A fab soundtrack
17 October 2005 | by maureen-66See 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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