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?
recollected director Robert Mandel
trying to lift the spirits of the young actors by informing them that they were going to be "the next big thing... the next Brat Pack," referring to the regular ensemble that was often used by John Hughes
during his films in the 1980s. 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
I'll honor your tradition. I'll go to the Headmaster and I'll lie.
Smokey Joe's Cafe
by Jerry Leiber
and Mike Stoller
Performed by The Robins
Courtesy of Atlantic Records Corp.
by arrangement with Warner Special Products See more