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  • Up the Sandbox (1972)
  • R
    97 min | Comedy, Drama
Up the Sandbox (1972)
97 min | Comedy, Drama

A bored housewife takes refuge in a fantasy world.
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Paul Zindel (screenplay by) | Anne Richardson Roiphe (based on the novel by)
Robert Chartoff (produced by) | Irwin Winkler (produced by)
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Dec 21, 1972 (United States)


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65 cast members
Name Known for
Barbra Streisand
Margaret Margaret   See fewer
Ariane Heller
Elizabeth Elizabeth   See fewer
Gary Smith
Peter Peter   See fewer
Jane Hoffman
Mrs. Koerner Mrs. Koerner   See fewer
John C. Becher
Mr. Koerner Mr. Koerner   See fewer
Jacobo Morales
Fidel Castro Fidel Castro   See fewer
Paul Benedict
Dr. Beineke Dr. Beineke   See fewer
George S. Irving
Dr. Keglin (as George Irving) Dr. Keglin (as George Irving)   See fewer
Pearl Shear
Aunt Till Aunt Till   See fewer
Carl Gottlieb
Vinnie Vinnie   See fewer
Vassili Lambrinos
Dr. Loffert Dr. Loffert   See fewer
Marina Durell
Dr. Lopez Dr. Lopez   See fewer
Barbara Rhoades
Dr. Bolden Dr. Bolden   See fewer
Conrad Bain
Dr. Gordon Dr. Gordon   See fewer
Carole White
Miss Spittlemeister Miss Spittlemeister   See fewer
Ji-Tu Cumbuka
Black Captain Black Captain   See fewer
Paul Dooley
Statue of Liberty Guard Statue of Liberty Guard   See fewer
Jane Betts
Woman Doctor Woman Doctor   See fewer
Anne Ramsey
Battleaxe Battleaxe   See fewer
Margo Winkler
Hospital Clerk Hospital Clerk   See fewer
Lois Smith
Elinore Elinore   See fewer
Renée Lippin
Connie (as Renee Lippin) Connie (as Renee Lippin)   See fewer
Terry O'Mara
Cathie Cathie   See fewer
Marilyn Coleman
Rose White Rose White   See fewer
Stanley Appleman
Tommy (uncredited) Tommy (uncredited)   See fewer
Kevin Bersell
Kid on Bike (uncredited) Kid on Bike (uncredited)   See fewer
Sully Boyar
Fat Man (uncredited) Fat Man (uncredited)   See fewer
Janet Brandt
Aunt Ida (uncredited) Aunt Ida (uncredited)   See fewer
Steven Britt
Elinore's Boy (uncredited) Elinore's Boy (uncredited)   See fewer
Juan Canos
Anti-Cuban (uncredited) Anti-Cuban (uncredited)   See fewer
Alicia Castro-Leal
Pro-Cuban (uncredited) Pro-Cuban (uncredited)   See fewer
Stockard Channing
Judy Stanley (uncredited) Judy Stanley (uncredited)   See fewer
Juan DeCarlos
Blackman (uncredited) Blackman (uncredited)   See fewer
John Dennis
Officer (uncredited) Officer (uncredited)   See fewer
Moosie Drier
Billy (uncredited) Billy (uncredited)   See fewer
Norman Fields
Reporter (uncredited) Reporter (uncredited)   See fewer
Randy Ginns
Becky (uncredited) Becky (uncredited)   See fewer
Jason Gould
Young Boy (uncredited) Young Boy (uncredited)   See fewer
Bob Harks
Professor (uncredited) Professor (uncredited)   See fewer
Pitt Herbert
Uncle Dave (uncredited) Uncle Dave (uncredited)   See fewer
Jane House
Mrs. Keglin (uncredited) Mrs. Keglin (uncredited)   See fewer
Rita Karin
Mrs. Grossbard (uncredited) Mrs. Grossbard (uncredited)   See fewer
Tammy Lee
Bibs (uncredited) Bibs (uncredited)   See fewer
Jacqueline Lovejoy
Girl in Fantasy Sequence (uncredited) Girl in Fantasy Sequence (uncredited)   See fewer
Beth Luzuka
Gupa (uncredited) Gupa (uncredited)   See fewer
Efraín López Neris
Castro's Aide (uncredited) Castro's Aide (uncredited)   See fewer
Toian Matchinga
Woman Patient (uncredited) Woman Patient (uncredited)   See fewer
Jessamine Milner
Nanny (uncredited) Nanny (uncredited)   See fewer
Dee Timberlake
Black Girl (uncredited) Black Girl (uncredited)   See fewer
Marc Vahanian
David (uncredited) David (uncredited)   See fewer
Miriam W'Abdullah
Chieftess (uncredited) Chieftess (uncredited)   See fewer
Marlene Willoughby
Woman Getting Arrested (uncredited) Woman Getting Arrested (uncredited)   See fewer
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