The 101 Dalmatians by Dodie SmithPongo and Missis had a lovely life. With their human owners, the Dearlys, to look after them, they lived in a comfortable home in London with their 15 adorable Dalmatian puppies, loved and admired by all. Especially the Dearlys neighbor Cruella de Vil, a fur-fancying fashion plate with designs on the Dalmatians spotted coats! So, when the puppies are stolen from the Dearly home, and even Scotland Yard is unable to find them, Pongo and Missis know they must take matters into their own paws! The delightful childrens classic adapted twice for popular Disney productions. Ages 8-11
One Hundred and One Dalmatians
Sign in. The star of " The Boys " has a great Watchlist that she can't stop re-watching. Watch now. Wendy and her brothers are whisked away to the magical world of Neverland with the hero of their stories, Peter Pan. When Cinderella's cruel stepmother prevents her from attending the Royal Ball, she gets some unexpected help from the lovable mice Gus and Jaq, and from her Fairy Godmother. After being snubbed by the royal family, a malevolent fairy places a curse on a princess which only a prince can break, along with the help of three good fairies.
The film tells the story of a litter of Dalmatian puppies who are kidnapped by the villainous Cruella de Vil , who wants to use their fur to make into coats. Their parents, Pongo and Perdita, set out to save their children from Cruella, all the while rescuing 84 additional puppies that were bought in pet shops, bringing the total of Dalmatians to Originally released to theaters on January 25, , by Buena Vista Distribution ,  One Hundred and One Dalmatians was a box office success, pulling the studio out of the financial slump caused by Sleeping Beauty , a costlier production released two years prior. Songwriter Roger Radcliffe lives in a bachelor flat in London , along with his pet Dalmatian , Pongo. Bored with bachelor life, Pongo decides to find a wife for Roger and a mate for himself. While watching various women with their female dog look-alikes out the window, he spots the perfect pair, a woman named Anita and her female Dalmatian, Perdita.
A sequel, The Starlight Barking , continues from the end of the first novel. At a dinner party attended by the Dearly couple, Cruella de Vil expresses her dislike for animals; subsequently, the couple's new Dalmatian puppies disappear. The Dearly dogs are now among 97 puppies who were kidnapped or legally purchased from various owners, with the intention of skinning them for their fur. Through the co-operation of animals and the " Twilight barking ", the dogs are found in Suffolk , England, and a rescue ensues. Pongo and Missis are a pair of Dalmatians who live with the newly married Mr. Dearly and their two nannies, Nanny Cook and Nanny Butler. Dearly is a "financial wizard" who has been granted lifelong tax exemption and lent a house on the Outer Circle in Regent's Park in return for wiping out the government debt.
This article is about the film. For the live-action remake, see Dalmatians film. For the television series, see Dalmatians: The Series. One Hundred and One Dalmatians also spelled as Dalmatians is a American animated comedy adventure film produced by Walt Disney and based on the novel of the same name by Dodie Smith. Seventeenth in the Disney Animated Canon , it was originally released to theaters on January 25 , distributed by Buena Vista Distribution.