Lady and the Tramp's THX-certified format premiered in the summer of 1997 in Europe, then was planned for a VHS release since January 1998, before it was officially released on September 15, 1998. This movie was also available in letterboxed widescreen format on VHS. The video was discontinued on January 31, 1999 along with all the other Masterpiece Collection titles released in 1998. A DVD later came out on November 23, 1999.


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!

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.

VHS Supplements

Video Creation date
1 Green warning screens October 21, 1997
2 Walt Disney Company intro February 4, 1997
3 Trailer for A Bug's Life June 19, 1998
4 Trailer for The Jungle Book: Mowgli's Story May 19, 1998
5 Trailer for The Lion King II: Simba's Pride July 14, 1998
6 Video preview for The Rescuers September 15, 1998
7 Trailer for Summer of the Monkeys August 25, 1998
8 Walt Disney Masterpiece Collection promo July 14, 1998
9 ABC Saturday Morning commercial September 15, 1998
10 Feature Presentation October 25, 1994
11 Walt Disney Masterpiece Collection logo October 28, 1994
12 THX logo February 4, 1997
13 Lady and the Tramp (restored version) May 17, 1991
14 Teaser sneak preview at Lady and the Tramp II: Scamp's Adventure September 15, 1998

Advertised on:

  1. The Little Mermaid (March 31, 1998)
  2. Schoolhouse Rock: Money Rock (VHS)
  3. The Black Cauldron (August 4, 1998)
  4. Pocahontas II: Journey to a New World (August 25, 1998)

In Other Countries

Country of origin Format Release date
Australia VHS February 13, 1998
UK VHS August 1998
South Korea VHS September 3, 1998
Japan VHS October 23, 1998
UK DVD March 27, 2000
South Korea DVD September 2000
Japan DVD November 17, 2000

Notice: According to this preview for the film on Disney's video releases in Australia including Peter Pan (1953), The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh (1977) and the final episode of 101: Dalmatians: The Series (1997 - 1998), "Dalmatian Vacation" (a three-part series finale), Lady and the Tramp was actually released on VHS in the same country in July 1998.

Television broadcasts

During sales of the DVD, Lady and the Tramp aired on the Disney Channel from November 6, 1999 to February 2, 2000, and on ABC on February 25, 2001, two days before the direct-to-video release of Lady and the Tramp II: Scamp's Adventure.



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