A treasure hunt. An aging ex-nobleman of the Czarist regime has finally adjusted to life under the commisars in Russia. Both he and the local priest find that the family jewels were hidden in a chair, one of a set of twelve. They return separately to Moscow to find the hidden fortune. Written by
John Vogel <email@example.com>
A wild and hilarious chase for a fortune in jewels.
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Did You Know?
The character Sevitski does not exist in the original novel. However he is an equivalent to the character Monteur Menshikov who also works at the Columbus Theater and also sells Bender and Vorobyaninov two chairs for which they were begging for money. See more
When Ipolit and Bendor are running for the exit after breaking the last chair, the piece Ipolit is holding has a large crack in it. Yet when they run back in, the chair piece is intact. See more
[Father Fyodor is embracing Engineer Bruns' leg
Andre, why is that man kissing your knee?
In the opening credits the title of the movie is showed in Russian first (even with a typographic error 'Dvenadzat' stchlyev'), then it changes into the english title. The same happened at the end of the credits with the words "The end" (Konez), first cames the Russian word, than the english translation. See more
(the soviet national anthem)
Written by Eugène Pottier
& Pierre Degeyter
played at the bureau of housing and at the opening of the railroad worker house by an orchester See more