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.
The horses which Tommy (Harrison Ford) and Avram (Gene Wilder) ride into San Francisco are different from the horses in earlier scenes, which were smaller and used for galloping for long distances. The horses in this later scene are American Quarter... ...
You sure talk funny. Where you born at?
Tommy: Oh. Is that near Pittsburgh?
Avram: No, that's near Czechoslovakia.
The film is set in 1850 but Darryl Diggs uses a Remington 1858 Pocket revolver during the shoot out at the beach which, as the name suggests, was not available until 1858/9.
$160,292 (USA) (15 July 1979)
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