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Up the Down Staircase

1967 Rated NR 2hr 4m

Sandy Dennis stars as Sylvia Barrett, a green but idealistic young teacher who takes a job at a tough inner-city high school. Troubled by the apathy of both her students and fellow teachers, Barrett revels in her few successes. But her naïveté may prove a fatal flaw, despite her good intentions. Eileen Heckart, Jean Stapleton and Patrick Bedford co-star in director Robert Mulligan's adaptation of Bel Kaufman's novel.

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Movie Details

Not rated. This movie has not been rated by the MPAA.
Screen formats

Widescreen Anamorphic 1.85:1


English, French

Closed captioned


Language and sound

English: Dolby Digital Mono

Other features

Color; interactive menus; scene access.