Generations of fan have fallen in love with walt disney 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. 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.
Disney's first animated feature in CinemaScope is now available in widescreen presentations on video, and it is definitely good to get the whole picture. One of the studio's most original and charming movies, the 1955 film tells the story of a rakish, street-smart dog named Tramp, who helps an aristocratic pooch named Lady out of some trouble and then commences a romance with her. Sweet, funny scenes abound, and the combination of innocence and sophistication would have done well in a live-action picture. Peggy Lee cowrote the songs and provides the voice of the Siamese cats in one of the film's best-known musical sequences. This newly restored version spruces up both sonics and visuals, and a letterbox version is available. --Tom Keogh