Los Angeles Times - 12/19/1986
"...The carefully plotted LADY AND THE TRAMP uses a simple story to explore complex emotions....The animation itself is wonderfully polished..."
Premiere - 03/01/2006
"[T]he movie wistfully reflects upon a long-lost era of American innocence and features one of cinema's most romantic scenes..."
Entertainment Weekly - 03/03/2006
"LADY was the first animated feature filmed in CinemaScope..." -- Grade: A
New York Times - 02/28/2006
"[T]he most hopeful and emotionally mature of Disney's fables."
Description by OLDIES.com:
Walt Disney's Lady And The Tramp, filled with memorable music and purebred fun, now shines like never before with an all-new digital restoration!
Embark on a thrilling adventure with the most unforgettable characters: Lady, a lovingly pampered cocker spaniel; Tramp, a mutt from across the tracks with a heart of gold; Jock and Trusty, Lady's best friends; and Si and Am, two of the most devious cats to prowl across the screen. The happiest of endings takes place on a lovely bella notte as Lady learns what it means to be footloose and leash-free.
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.
Description by Buena Vista Home Entertainment:
Lady And The Tramp
Generations of fans have fallen in love with Walt Disney's 15th animated masterpiece -- an irresistible song-filled adventure about Lady, a lovingly pampered cocker spaniel, and Tramp, a roguish mutt from across the tracks. As one of Disney's most delightful and captivating classics, LADY AND THE TRAMP has earned praise as "a marvel of animation!" (Chicago Daily News). When Aunt Sarah moves in with her devious felines Si and Am to baby-sit, the very protective Lady soon finds herself being fitted for the unthinkable -- a muzzle! In her bid for freedom, she meets and is charmed by Tramp, dog-about-town. Together with friends Jock, Trusty, and Peg, they share thrilling adventures on a lovely bella notte as Lady learns what it means to be footloose and leash-free. Now the exquisite Disney animation, memorable music, and happiest of endings are available for the first time in this fully restored format, never-before-seen on video.
Disney Film |
Essential Cinema |
Family (General) |
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.