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>
The greatest cowboy ever to ride into the Wild West. From Poland.
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Did You Know?
In his autobiography, Gene Wilder
says that John Wayne
was offered the part that was eventually played by Harrison Ford
. Wayne loved the role and was eager to work with Wilder. However, an agent tried to offer Wayne less than his usual fee and the legendary actor turned the film down. This may be true, but it is actually unlikely. By 1979 Wayne was too ill with stomach cancer to consider film work, and in fact he died later that year from the disease. See more
In Judaism, a person is not only allowed but required to break the Sabbath if a person's life will be in danger if they do not break it. When the posse is chasing Avram and Tommy, both their lives are in danger, and Avram would have had to have jumped on his horse until they were out of danger. See more
[Points to his horse's rump
What do you call this in Jewish?
Uh, a tuchas.
Well, you keep your eyes on this took-iss, and don't take them off 'till I tell you!
Waltz 'Gold and Silver'
Composed by Franz Lehár See more