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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Some viewers have complained that the name Darryl is anachronistic. One etymology source says that, as a first name, it was not used by English speakers until the late 19th century. However, the name comes from Old French "d'Airelle," meaning someone from the town of Airelle in France; Airelle itself means "open space," from the Latin, so it might be quite old. See more
The movie is set in 1850. However, the steam locomotive used in the train scenes has a 2-8-0 wheel arrangement. These locomotives were used in the US starting in the 1860s. See more
[to Matt Diggs
This is a very big country. I'll tell you what I think is the best thing. I'll take San Francisco; you take the rest of America. And if you ever come back to this place again, I don't think you're gonna get off so easy.
[He hands back Matt's gun
Now, get the hell out of here. Would somebody please show this poor asshole the way out of town?
Composed by Stephen Foster
(as Stephen Collins Foster) See more