Based on Ward Greene's short story "Happy Dan, The Whistling Dog," this feature is the romantic adventure of a pedigreed Cocker Spaniel and a freedom-loving mongrel from the wrong side of the tracks.
Hamilton Luske - Director
Wilfred Jackson - Animation Director
Walt Disney - American Producer/Director
Walter Elias Disney - American Producer/Director
Clyde Geronimi - Disney Animation Director
Erdman Penner - Writer/"Pinocchio"
Ralph Wright - Screenwriter\"Jungle Bk"
Larry Roberts - Actor/Voice-Overs
Peggy Lee - American singer
Norma Egstrom - American singer
Bill Thompson - Voice-Over Actor
Barbara Luddy - Actress/Voice-Overs
Stan Freberg - Performer/Voice-Overs
John Lounsbery - Disney animation director
Wolfgang Reitherman - American Animator
Eric Larson - Animation Director\50-60s
Hal King - Animator\"Robin Hood"
Milt Kahl - Disney animation director
Oliver Wallace - Composer, PETER PAN (1953)
Joe Rinaldi - Writer - Lady & the Tramp
Bill Baucon - Voice-Over Actor
Alan Reed - American Character Actor
Les Clark - Animation Director
Theatrical Release: 1955. Rereleased 1962, 1971, 1980, and 1986. LADY AND THE TRAMP is the 15th full-length animated feature from Walt Disney Pictures. This was the first Disney animated film to use Cinemascope, requiring animators to draw some scenes twice--one in Cinemascope and once in the regular Full-Frame aspect ratio.
"...The carefully plotted LADY AND THE TRAMP uses a simple story to explore complex emotions....The animation itself is wonderfully polished..." - 12/19/1986 Los Angeles Times, p.C22
"[T]he movie wistfully reflects upon a long-lost era of American innocence and features one of cinema's most romantic scenes..." - 03/01/2006 Premiere, p.107
"LADY was the first animated feature filmed in CinemaScope..." -- Grade: A - 03/03/2006 Entertainment Weekly, p.87
"[T]he most hopeful and emotionally mature of Disney's fables." - 02/28/2006 New York Times, p.E8