A young American hustler in Las Vegas spots a rich English Lady. Smitten, he pursues her to England, where his only chance of getting together with her is to enroll in Oxford and join the rowing team. Written by
He fell in love with a girl and conned his way into Oxford University just to meet her. Now he's learning how to be a winner.
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Did You Know?
The name of the venue that Nick De Angelo (Rob Lowe
) worked as a valet at in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA was "The Dunes Hotel". See more
When students are leaving the "Matriculation Ceremony", some are wearing carnations in white, pink, and red. These are traditionally worn for Oxford examinations, and never at any other time. See more
Nick De Angelo
Look, I didn't travel 10,000 miles to spend my first morning in England talking to some wiseass chick from Weehawken, New Jersey.
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Words and Music by Mark Ryder
Vocal by Mark Ryder
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