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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Did You Know?
The movie is set in 1850, and in the early scenes (probably in
Pennsylvania with the Amish community) there are barbed wire fences lining the roads. Barbed wire wasn't invented until 1873 (earlier versions might have been available but were not mass produced and certainly not for that long of a stretch) and was intended mainly for the western United States, not the eastern half. See more
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.
Composed by Stephen Foster
(as Stephen Collins Foster) See more