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 Scranton Bus Depot scene was filmed outside Russell's Package Store in Leominster, MA. The building was used because it was a former train station and the exterior looked like an old bus station. The owners were compensated for its use with a complete interior remodel. To this day the Scranton PA Bus Depot decals remain in the front windows of the liquor store. See more
When David is being asked by the class for whether or not he trusts them to determine who cheated between himself and Dillon, the position of his sweater collar changes between shots. See more
Davey! Davey you're here.
He's not going off to war, only Massachusetts, huh?
Written and Produced by Jerry Leiber
and Mike Stoller
Performed by Willie & Ruth
Courtesy of Lester Sill See more