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12 + 1 (1969)

Mario, a young philanderer, receives 13 antique chairs in a bad state by inheritance and decides to sell off them to get some money. Afterwards he gets to know that one of them contains ... See full summary »

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Pat
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Mario Beretti
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Maurice Markau
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Carlo De Seta - The Commadatore
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Albert
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Judy
Tim Brooke-Taylor ...
Jackie
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Stanley Duncan
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Lionel Bennet
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Randomhouse
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Stefanella De Seta
Catana Cayetano ...
Véronique
Claude Berthy ...
François
Marzio Margine ...
Pasqualino
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Mario, a young philanderer, receives 13 antique chairs in a bad state by inheritance and decides to sell off them to get some money. Afterwards he gets to know that one of them contains documents worth a lot of money. So he begins an adventurous trip to regain possession of the chair. On the way he meets many strange people who would like to help or to swindle him. Written by Adalberto Fornario

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Someone's Sitting on a Fortune! See more »

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1 May 1970 (USA)  »

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The 13 Chairs  »

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When Sharon Tate arrived in Rome for filming near the end of March 1969, she was about three months pregnant and beginning to show. Because the script called for several semi-nude scenes, the director arranged to film those scenes first. As filming (and her pregnancy) progressed, the director obscured Tate's stomach with large purses and scarves. This is most apparent in the scene following her ride in the furniture mover's van. See more »

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Featured in Charles Manson Superstar (1989) See more »

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Uneven But Frantic
1 July 2002 | by (Memphis,TN) – See all my reviews

I found this film delightful. It is frantic and fun but somewhat uneven in it's pacing. Vittorio Gassman is quite good as the poor schmuck who unknowingly gives away a fortunate hidden in one of thirteen chairs, and Sharon Tate is delicious in her role as the antique dealer. Had she lived, she may well have made it as a light comedian. It was quite surprising to see Orson Welles in this light comedy. His performance is more understated than the other two stars, but still quite good.


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