David Green is brought into a prestigious 1950s school to help their football team to beat the school's old rivals. David, however, is from a working class background, so he isn't really "one of them", but he's very successful at making friends. David is a Jew, and has to keep this a secret from his friends for fear of being rejected. Written by
Just Because You're Accepted Doesn't Mean You Belong.
Did You Know?
Several places in Groton, MA were given money to fix up their buildings in order to be in the movie. See more
When David Greene goes outside in the rain to wait for whoever made the sign with the swastika on it, you can see the rain is falling diagonally from two different directions. See more
Davey! Davey you're here.
He's not going off to war, only Massachusetts, huh?
Referenced in Rewind This!
Let Me Go Lover
by Jenny Lou Carson
, Kathleen G. Twomey, Fred Wise
and Benjamin Weisman
Performed by Patti Page
Courtesy of Polygram Special Products
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