A Polish rabbi wanders through the Old West on his way to lead a synagogue in San Francisco. On the way he is nearly burnt at the stake by Indians and almost killed by outlaws. Written by
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This kosher cowboy hasn't got a prayer -- but plenty of laughs.
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One of two western comedies released in 1979. The other was The Villain
(1979). See more
In the first scene where Avram is thrown from the wagon and proceeds to pick up his belongings thrown out earlier, after picking up everything he finally gets to his suitcase and exclaims, "This, you couldn't throw out first?!". In fact, the suitcase was thrown out first - that's why he got to it last as he backtracked. See more
[Avram creeps up to the home of Mr. Bender, where Avram's intended fiancee lives, to leave the Torah at the door and sneak away. The younger daughter, Rosalie, unexpectedly opens the door
[She exclaims in surprise as he tumbles to her feet, then scrambles to stand up
Hello. Uh, howdy.
[stunned by her beauty, he repeats himself
Howdy. How do? Uh, hello there.
Do you want something?
Uh, well, um, do I want - No! Well. Goldang it, ma'am, my name is Tommy Lillard, and I come from the ...
Composed by Stephen Foster
(as Stephen Collins Foster) See more