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 French assignment that McGivern fails to recite properly is a French translation of the poem 'On Seeing the Elgin Marbles for the First Time' by John Keats. See more
In the dance in the school gym, one of the wall decorations is a poster for Gone with the Wind
- showing the now-famous poster art designed for the 1960s re-release of that film. See more
Davey! Davey you're here.
He's not going off to war, only Massachusetts, huh?
Referenced in The Ring
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