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?
The campus scenes in the movie were shot at Middlesex School in Concord, Massachusetts. When the school offered their school for the campus scenes, they were not aware of the plot. Once notified that the movie plot contained Anti-Semitism, Middlesex had their name removed from all scenes and credits. 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
You lied to me!
I didn't lie to you! I lied to my father! I lied to myself!
When I Take My Sugar To Tea
by Sammy Fain
, Irving Kahal
and Pierre Norman
Performed by Les Elgart
Courtesy of Columbia Records
by arrangement with Sony Music Licensing See more