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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The film's opening title card reads "(Poland 1850)". See more
At the beginning of the movie, set in 1850, the Chief Rabbi refers to Avram as a "shmendrick." This term originates in the operetta "Shmendrik, oder Die komishe Chaseneh" (1877) by Abraham Goldfaden
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Would somebody please show this poor asshole the way out of town.
Composed by Stephen Foster
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