Up the Down Staircase1967

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Up the Down Staircase
Directed by:
Robert Mulligan

Directed by Robert Mulligan, "Up the Down Staircase" (also known as "Su per la discesa", "Gegen den Strom die Treppe hinauf") is a Drama film, released on July 19 of 1967 in the USA . Sandy Dennis and Patrick Bedford are starring, alongside Eileen Heckart, Ruth White, Jean Stapleton and Sorrell Booke.

Simple words that start a war: "Good morning. My name is Miss Barrett. I am your Home Room teacher..."

Who directed "Up the Down Staircase":

Up the Down Staircase was directed by Robert Mulligan, an American director, producer, and actor.

Before directing Up the Down Staircase, Robert Mulligan had directed Baby the Rain Must Fall, released in 1965, Love with the Proper Stranger (1963), To Kill a Mockingbird (1962), The Spiral Road (1962), Come September (1961), and The Great Impostor (1961). Since, he directed The Stalking Moon, released in 1968, The Pursuit of Happiness (1971), Summer of '42 (1971), The Other (1972), The Nickel Ride (1974), and Bloodbrothers (1978).

What was the release date of "Up the Down Staircase":

Up the Down Staircase was initially released on Wednesday, July 19, 1967, in the United States. Other films released on Wednesday, July 19, 1967 are The Naked Runner (dir. Sidney J. Furie) and Triple Cross (dir. Terence Young). This was fifty-two (52) years ago.

It has been released on Tuesday, September 25, 1979 in Germany.

What is the casting of "Up the Down Staircase":

At the casting of Up the Down Staircase we find Sandy Dennis, previously seen in Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (1966) and The Three Sisters (1966); Patrick Bedford (Campanadas a medianoche (1965)); Eileen Heckart (My Six Loves (1963), Heller in Pink Tights (1960)) [ more... ]

  • Patrick Bedford and Robert Levine have both also be seen in The Next Man, released in 1976.
  • Ruth White and Vinnette Carroll also appeared in The Reivers, released in 1969.
  • Robert Levine and Frances Sternhagen can also be seen in See You in the Morning, released in 1989.
  • Eileen Heckart and Ruth White also appeared in No Way to Treat a Lady, released in 1968.

What is the Storyline of "Up the Down Staircase":

The film's title is a reference to the staircases inside a public, overcrowded New York City high school with a number of troubled students. Sylvia Barrett, fresh out of graduate school, has just been hired to teach English to the teens in this place. Many are undisciplined, a few are hanging with gangs. Not everyone is agreeable with Sylvia's quiet approach to the situation, but she intends to get the teens to become good students and get them into real learning.

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