PG | | Comedy, Drama, Western
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.
Not the first western for Harrison Ford. He appeared in westerns when he was unknown in television and in such films as Journey to Shiloh (1968) and A Time for Killing (1967). However, The Frisco Kid (1979) would be Ford's last western until Cowboys & Aliens (2011).
Watch that lady. I think that lady's a Jewish Indian.
The movie takes place in 1850. Tommy Lillard holds up a Wells Fargo office in a frontier town; Wells Fargo wasn't founded until 1852.
$160,292 (USA) (15 July 1979)
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