Lady and the Tramp

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Lady and the Tramp
Directed by Clyde Geronimi
Wilfred Jackson
Hamilton Luske
Produced by Walt Disney
Screenplay by Erdman Penner
Joe Rinaldi
Ralph Wright
Don DaGradi
Story by Joe Grant
Starring Peggy Lee
Barbara Luddy
Larry Roberts
Bill Thompson
Bill Baucom
Music by Oliver Wallace
Editing by Don Halliday
Studio Walt Disney Productions
Distributed by Buena Vista Distribution
Release date(s) June 22, 1955 (1955-06-22)
Running time 75 minutes
Country United States
Language English
Budget $4 million[1]
Money made $93,602,326[1]

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]

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.

In June 2011, TIME named it one of "The 25 All-TIME Best Animated Films".[4]

Release Dates[change | change source]

Country Premiere
 United States June 22, 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
Republic of Ireland 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 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

Cast[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Lady and the Tramp". Box Office Mojo. http://www.boxofficemojo.com/movies/?id=ladyandthetramp.htm. Retrieved 2012-01-05.
  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). http://www.time.com/time/specials/packages/article/0,28804,2079149_2079152,00.html. Retrieved August 19, 2011.

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