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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The greatest cowboy ever to ride into the Wild West. From Poland.
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The film's opening title card reads "(Poland 1850)". See more
When Avram and Tommy are "running" from the posse, Avram waits to get on the horse until the sun goes below the mountain, yet when the pair begins to ride away, they and their horses cast full shadows as if exposed to sunlight. See more
[Trying to catch a wild 'chicken'
Chicken, chicken, chicken! Chickie-chickie-chickie-chicken! Come here,
I don't want to hurt you, I just want to eat you.
[repeats in Yiddish, 'chicken' flies away
Come here, wait! I don't want to hurt you! I just want to make you kosher!
Composed by Stephen Foster
(as Stephen Collins Foster) See more