Lady and the Tramp

1955 American animated romantic musical comedy-drama film produced by Walt Disney

Lady and the Tramp is a 1955 American animated movie. It was produced by Walt Disney. It was released to theaters on June 22, 1955, by Buena Vista Distribution. It is the 15th animated movie in the Walt Disney Animated Classics series. It was the first animated movie filmed in the CinemaScope widescreen movie process.[2] It was nominated for Best Animated Movie at the BAFTA Awards.[3]

Lady and the Tramp
Directed byClyde Geronimi
Wilfred Jackson
Hamilton Luske
Produced byWalt Disney
Screenplay byErdman Penner
Joe Rinaldi
Ralph Wright
Don DaGradi
Story byJoe Grant
Based onHappy Dan, The Whistling Dog
by Ward Greene
StarringPeggy Lee
Barbara Luddy
Larry Roberts
Bill Thompson
Bill Baucom
Music byOliver Wallace
Edited byDon Halliday
Distributed byBuena Vista Distribution
Release date
  • June 22, 1955 (1955-06-22)
Running time
75 minutes
CountryUnited States
Budget$4 million[1]
Box office$93,602,326[1]

The story is set in 1909. It is about a female American Cocker Spaniel named Lady. She lives with a refined, upper-middle-class family. The story is also about a male stray mutt called the Tramp. A direct-to-video sequel, Lady and the Tramp II: Scamp's Adventure, was released in 2001.

A live-action remake was released on Disney+ on November 12, 2019.

In June 2011, TIME named it one of "The 25 All-TIME Best Animated Films".[4] It has gotten some criticism for the portrayal of the Siamese cats, who are thought to be racist stereotypes of Asian people.

Release DatesEdit

Country Premiere
  United States June 22, 1955
  Canada July 25, 1955
  Brazil June 24, 1955
  Argentina August 11, 1955
  United Kingdom August 16, 1955
  Portugal September 28, 1955
  Italy December 15, 1955
  Sweden December 19, 1955
  Belgium December 23, 1955
  Finland December 23, 1955
  France December 23, 1955
  Ireland December 23, 1955
  Netherlands December 23, 1955
  Denmark December 26, 1955
  Norway December 26, 1955
  Australia February 23, 1956
  Japan August 10, 1956
  Hong Kong September 20, 1956
  West Germany December 14, 1956
  Mexico December 19, 1956
  Turkey December 26, 1956
  Austria January 11, 1957
  Israel December 21, 1960
  Poland 1962
  Peru September 13, 1964
  Russia 1969
  Czechoslovakia December 1, 1974
  Estonia July 11, 1997
  Kuwait November 24, 1997



  1. 1.0 1.1 "Lady and the Tramp". Box Office Mojo. Retrieved 2012-01-05. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. Finch, Christopher (2004). "Chapter 8: Interruption and Innovations". The Art of Walt Disney. pp. 234–244. ISBN 0-8109-2702-0.
  3. BAFTA Awards
  4. Richard Corliss (June 23, 2011). "The 25 All-TIME Best Animated Films - Lady and the Tramp". Time (magazine). Retrieved August 19, 2011. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)

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