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The Frisco Kid|Gene Wilder
The Frisco Kid
Gene Wilder and Harrison Ford
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Overview

In Robert Aldrich's hysterical comedic Western THE FRISCO KID, a sweetly innocent Polish rabbi, Avram Belinsky (Gene Wilder), travels through 1850s America toward his new congregation and wife in San Francisco. Along the way, he forms an uneasy alliance with an inept bank robber, Tommy (Harrison Ford). As Avram teaches Tommy about the Torah, Tommy instructs Avram on how to handle a gun, and the two cut a meandering, pratfall-filled path across the wild West, encountering Indians, settlers, and merciless outlaws. Aldrich (TOO LATE THE HERO, WHAT EVER HAPPENED TO BABY JANE?), a master of the penetrating psychodrama, the rousing war saga, and the icy, violent noir, here slips the standard Western concoction a dizzying, hilarious mickey of slapstick humor with his two feckless protagonists, played with gusto and perfect timing by Wilder and Ford.

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Main Cast & Crew:
Robert Aldrich - Director
Gene Wilder
Harrison Ford
Ramon Bieri
Val Bisoglio
George DiCenzo
Leo L. Fuchs
Penny Peyser
William Smith
Jack Somack
Beege Barkett

Details

    DVD Format
  • Format: DVD (Dubbed, Widescreen)
  • Run Time: 119
  • Color Format: Color
  • UPC: 012569734036
  • Genre: COMEDIES
  • Rating: PG (MPAA)
  • Release Date: February 2006

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Notes:
Other cast includes: Leo Fuchs (Chief Rabbi); Jack Somack (Samuel Bender); Beege Barkett (Sarah Mindl); Shay Duffin (O'Leary); Wwalter Janowitz; Joe Kapp; Henry Rowland; John Steadman and Steffen Zacharias. Another name for the film was "No Knife."

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