"I love Jews. I love cowboys." -Ally
Ally shows Tom around the bookstore where she works. Tom invites her to come see his great-great-uncle's Jewish cowboy memorabilia. To let her close up shop early, he chooses a book at random to buy; it turns out to be an illustrated guide to the Kama Sutra. Tom says he'll give the book to Pete: "He's way into pictures."
The couple arrives at the home of Tom's cousin, Melvin Schmelff. Melvin shows off a painting of Tom's great-great-uncle, Ezra Schmelff, who played the cowboy Tumbleweed Tim. Ally and Tom examine Ezra's hat, gloves, boots, and Star of David spurs, which are inscribed in Hebrew. Melvin explains that Ezra lived through "the horse riding and shooting, but he couldn't survive the scandal." He was in a love triangle ("really more of a quadrangle") with Madge Dubois and three other parties. Madge was found "poisoned, strangled, suffocated and shot. And they can't figure out how she died." No one was ever charged for her murder. Tom laments that his great-great-uncle never made it to the talkies, but after hearing Ezra's eccentric voice in his screen test for 'Saloon,' it's clear that the actor was better suited for silent pictures.