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
The traffic lights in town as he is driving to the diner are modern. See more
Davey! Davey you're here.
He's not going off to war, only Massachusetts, huh?
References The Shadow
Written and Produced by Jerry Leiber
and Mike Stoller
Performed by Willie & Ruth
Courtesy of Lester Sill See more