�LADY AND THE TRAMP,� DISNEY�S CLASSIC ANIMATED LOVE STORY,
AIRS ON �THE WONDERFUL WORLD OF DISNEY,� SATURDAY, JUNE 17
1955 Classic Will Air in High Definition Television
�Lady and the Tramp,� one of the most beloved and timeless animated features of all time, will air in HDTV with 5.1-channel surround sound and Spanish audio as a presentation of �The Wonderful World of Disney,� SATURDAY, JUNE 17 (8:00-10:00 p.m., ET), on the ABC Television Network. (Rebroadcast. OAD 2/25/05)
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.
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 bella notte, as Lady learns what it means to be footloose and leash free.
The voice cast: Peggy lee as Darling/Si/Am/Peg, Barbara Luddy as Lady, Larry Roberts as Tramp, Bill Thompson as Jock/Bull/Dachsie/Joe, Bill Boucom as Trusty, Stan Freberg as Beaver, Verna Felton as Aunt Sarah, Alan Reed as Boris, George Givot as Tony, Dal McKennon as Toughy and Professor Pedro; and Lee Millar as Jim Dear and Dog Catcher.
�Lady and the Tramp� was directed by Clyde Geronimi (�Cinderella,� �Peter Pan,� �One Hundred and One Dalmatians�), Wilfred Jackson (�Cinderella,� �Peter Pan,� �Alice in Wonderland�) and Hamilton Luske (�Cinderella,� �Peter Pan,� �One Hundred and One Dalmatians�). The screenplay was written by Edrman Penner (�Cinderella,� �Peter Pan,� �Sleeping Beauty�), Joe Rinaldi (�Peter Pan,� �Sleeping Beauty,� �Babes in Toyland�), Ralph Wright (�Sleeping Beauty,� �The Jungle Book,� and several Winnie the Pooh features), and Don DaGradi (�Mary Poppins,� �The Love Bug,� �Bedknobs and Broomsticks�) from the original story �Happy Dan, the Whistling Dog,� by Ward Greene. �The 1955 movie is a production of Walt Disney Productions. (CLOSED CAPTIONED)
�LADY AND THE TRAMP� IN HDTV:
The ABC Television Network�s HDTV broadcast of "Lady and the Tramp" will air in 720 Progressive (720P), ABC�s selected HDTV format and with Spanish audio via SAP.
This program carries a TV-G parental guideline.