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 <email@example.com>
This kosher cowboy hasn't got a prayer -- but plenty of laughs.
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Did You Know?
"The Frisco Kid" wasn't the first time this title was used. There was another western made in 1935, Frisco Kid
(1935), but this film was not a remake of that one. See more
After Tommy shoots the first fish when the two main characters meet, he asks Avram how hungry he is. After Avram replies "Ah, I'm pretty hungry" Tommy takes out a long gun to shoot another fish. There is the sound of a lever-action rifle being cocked, but the gun he is holding is a side-by-side shotgun with exposed hammers. The sound of this gun being cocked would have sounded more like a revolver with the hammer being pulled back. See more
Chief Gray Cloud
...And you, who speak to Indians as if to little children: Your heart is big. Not as big as your mouth, but you have good feelings inside.
Composed by Stephen Foster
(as Stephen Collins Foster) See more