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
The greatest cowboy ever to ride into the Wild West. From Poland.
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At the beginning of the movie, set in 1850, the Chief Rabbi refers to Avram as a "shmendrick." This term originates in the operetta "Shmendrik, oder Die komishe Chaseneh" (1877) by Abraham Goldfaden
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[Tommy sees Avram coming out of a Wells Fargo office
You did it, didn't you? You give 'em back the money?
Yep. Well, that ain't the American way. What's more, now you ain't got no money. Well, now what'cha gonna do?
You don't know. Well, I'll tell you what I'm gonna do. I'm gonna get me a bath. Then I'm gonna get drunk. Then I'm gonna catch me a whore with great big tits. Then I'm gonna get drunk again. Then I'm gonna rob that Wells Fargo office and get me my money back, you ...
Waltz 'Gold and Silver'
Composed by Franz Lehár See more