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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One of two western comedies released in 1979. The other was The Villain
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After reaching the Coast of California, Avram and Tommy must travel a day-and-a-half North to reach San Francisco. In one of the next scenes they are shown riding with the ocean on their right-hand side. That would have had them riding South. See more
[Tommy and Avram are in a saloon, where Tommy is sawing away at a huge steak, but Avram is too depressed to eat
Now, look. You go up and change, and then we'll go together and we'll tell your people that the new rabbi's arrived. All right?
I told you that I can't be a rabbi.
[Tommy hurls a piece of bread at him
Don't you tell me that. Just don't say that again. Not after what I've been through to get your goddamn ass here alive. If you hadn't have shot that man, then we'd both be dead. Do you ...
Composed by Stephen Foster
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