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.
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In the coal mine scene (when David picks up his father) while they're waiting for the train to go by, you can see that several cars are marked for railroads (Penn Central, Conrail) that didn't exist in the late 1950s. See more
You know something? I'm still gonna get into Harvard. And in 10 years no one will remember any of this. But you'll still be a goddamn Jew.
And you'll still be a prick.
Ain't That A Shame
by David Bartholomew
(as Dave Bartholomew) and Fats Domino
(as Antoine Domino)
Performed by Fats Domino
Courtesy of EMI Records Group/EMI Records
by arrangement with CEMA Special Markets See more