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 / Jim's Friend (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>

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The most delightful characters in a dog's age! See more »


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Trivia

The background artists made models of the interiors of Jim Dear and Darling's house and shot photos from a deliberately low angle to simulate a dog's eye view of their world. See more »

Goofs

Leaving a muzzle on a dog for longer than 30 minutes can be extremely dangerous, especially if it keeps the dog from fully opening its jaws. 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

There exist two versions of this film, the difference being the aspect ratio. In 1955 many cinemas didn't have the equipment to show CinemaScope films, so besides the original anamorphic version (aspect ratio 2,55:1) Disney filmed a spherical version (aspect ratio 1,37:1) where some of the animation was redone to fit the frame. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Merry Happy Whatever: Harmony (2019) 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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Cute/Romantic Canine Film
23 October 2005 | by rebeljennSee all my reviews

Lady and the Tramp, one of my favourite childhood movies, goes down as a classic animation and one that I am sure is enjoyed by children today. Who doesn't like watching cute animals with large, kind eyes? Lady and the Tramp is about love and sacrifice, bringing together a posh female dog with a homeless stray, who is sexy in his own right. Also included are the memorable Siamese trouble-making cats (Peggy Lee) and the wonderful candle-lit scene where are lovable heros enjoy spaghetti. This film should be enjoyed and treasured for years to come. It's gone down in Disney and film history. Although made for children, there isn't any reason why adults cannot enjoy this film.


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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

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Sound Mix:

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

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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