A rabbi from Poland goes to America to lead a Jewish community. When he arrives in America he is hijacked and has to work his way across the country. On the way he meets up with a bank robber and they form a friendship, have many (mis)adventures including being captured by Indians. Written by
This kosher cowboy hasn't got a prayer -- but plenty of laughs.
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When the native Americans are manhandling Tommy at their village, one of the Indians is clearly wearing a gold wristwatch on an expanding metal strap. See it at 1:03:12 on the Region 1 DVD. See more
[Tommy and Avram are in a saloon, where Tommy is sawing away at a huge steak, but Avram is too depressed to eat
Now, look. You go up and change, and then we'll go together and we'll tell your people that the new rabbi's arrived. All right?
I told you that I can't be a rabbi.
[Tommy hurls a piece of bread at him
Don't you tell me that. Just don't say that again. Not after what I've been through to get your goddamn ass here alive. If you hadn't have shot that man, then we'd both be dead. Do you ...
Composed by Stephen Foster
(as Stephen Collins Foster) See more