The Frisco Kid

Audio problem: The Rabbi's horse is bucking in reaction to the rattlesnake, and all the while the Rabbi is yelling in Yiddish - but his mouth is not moving.

Factual error: The movie takes place in 1850-51, and yet when the Rabbi is challenged to a shootout in San Francisco, the weapon he is handed is an 1858 Remington New Model Army revolver.

Other mistake: When Harrison Ford and Gene Wilder are being chased by the bad guys, they're discussing whether the sun is setting, and there is a shot of the sun going behind a ridge. When the actors are shown again they are in full light, and not in shadow as they would be if the sun was going down, even though Gene is bobbing up and down as if he's making the sun go higher or lower by the position of his head. (This is so that they can remount once the sun has gone down, as the Jewish day of rest will have ended.)

More mistakes in The Frisco Kid


Avram: ...In that case, would you like to fight for that last fish?
Tommy: You think you got a chance?
Avram: I think I can say with complete confidence... none, whatsoever. But I'm still hungry.
Tommy: Help yourself.

Tommy: You sure talk funny. Where you born at?
Avram: Poland.
Tommy: Oh. Is that near Pittsburgh?
Avram: No, that's near Czechoslovakia.


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