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
Ed Stephan <firstname.lastname@example.org>
The greatest cowboy ever to ride into the Wild West. From Poland.
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One of two western comedies released in 1979. The other was The Villain
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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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In the Talmud, it says "find thyself a teacher" and this I have done. However, there were times I feared that he would find another pupil.
Waltz 'Gold and Silver'
Composed by Franz Lehár See more