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Up the Down Staircase (1967)

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124 min | Drama

The experiences of a young female English teacher in an inner-city New York high school.
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Writers
Bel Kaufman (novel) | Tad Mosel (screenplay)
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Joseph F. Coffey (as Joseph Coffey)
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Updated Jul 11, 1967

Release date
Jul 19, 1967 (United States)

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38 cast members
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Sandy Dennis
Sylvia Barrett Sylvia Barrett   See fewer
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Patrick Bedford
Paul Barringer Paul Barringer   See fewer
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Eileen Heckart
Henrietta Pastorfield Henrietta Pastorfield   See fewer
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Ruth White
Beatrice Schacter Beatrice Schacter   See fewer
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Jean Stapleton
Sadie Finch Sadie Finch   See fewer
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Sorrell Booke
Dr. Bester Dr. Bester   See fewer
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Roy Poole
Mr. McHabe Mr. McHabe   See fewer
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Florence Stanley
Ella Friedenberg Ella Friedenberg   See fewer
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Vinnette Carroll
The Mother The Mother   See fewer
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Janice Mars
Miss Gordon Miss Gordon   See fewer
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Loretta Leversee
Social Studies Teacher Social Studies Teacher   See fewer
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Denis Fay
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Otto Lomax
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Martha Greenhouse
Alberta Kagan Alberta Kagan   See fewer
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María Landa
Carole Blanca (as Maria Landa) Carole Blanca (as Maria Landa)   See fewer
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Robert Levine
Mr. Osborne Mr. Osborne   See fewer
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Elena Karam
Nurse Frances Eagen Nurse Frances Eagen   See fewer
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Frances Sternhagen
Charlotte Wolf (as Francis Sternhagen) Charlotte Wolf (as Francis Sternhagen)   See fewer
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Candace Culkin
Linda Rosen Linda Rosen   See fewer
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Lew Wallach
Lou Martin (as Lewis Wallach) Lou Martin (as Lewis Wallach)   See fewer
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John Gerstad
Teacher who discusses the new school building Teacher who discusses the new school building   See fewer
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Dan Morgan
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Joey Sacks
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Salvatore Rasa
Harry A. Kagan Harry A. Kagan   See fewer
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Jeff Howard
Joe Ferone Joe Ferone   See fewer
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Ellen O'Mara
Alice Blake Alice Blake   See fewer
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Jose Rodriguez
Jose Rodriguez Jose Rodriguez   See fewer
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John Fantauzzi
Eddie Williams Eddie Williams   See fewer
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Bud Cort
Student (uncredited) Student (uncredited)   See fewer
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Merle Exit
Merle (uncredited) Merle (uncredited)   See fewer
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Linda Gillen
Student (uncredited) Student (uncredited)   See fewer
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Lance Herle
Bob Whiteside (uncredited) Bob Whiteside (uncredited)   See fewer
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Bel Kaufman
Teacher talking to Mr. McHabe (uncredited) Teacher talking to Mr. McHabe (uncredited)   See fewer
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Daniel Nugent
Tough Student in Miss Barrett's Class (uncredited) Tough Student in Miss Barrett's Class (uncredited)   See fewer
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Esther Rolle
Teacher (uncredited) Teacher (uncredited)   See fewer
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Esmeralda Santiago
Esmeralda (uncredited) Esmeralda (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jeffrey Walker
Student who shoves Miss Barrett (uncredited) Student who shoves Miss Barrett (uncredited)   See fewer
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7.6 / 10 | 1,611 votes