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 gym scenes were shot at Worcester Academy prep school, Worcester, Massachusetts See more
After David's brawl in the alley, his face is bruised. This brown mark later fades and again darkens between shots of him walking through the preparatory school for the first time. See more
Davey! Davey you're here.
He's not going off to war, only Massachusetts, huh?
Referenced in Jersey Girl
Let Me Go Lover
by Jenny Lou Carson
, Kathleen G. Twomey, Fred Wise
and Benjamin Weisman
Performed by Patti Page
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