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 <firstname.lastname@example.org>
A wild and hilarious chase for a fortune in jewels.
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Did You Know?
The night watchman tells Bender and Vorobyaninov that it was "Kaminsky who found the jewels while putting up a curtain". This is a self-reference by director Mel Brooks
, who was born Melvin Kaminsky. See more
During the chase through the train yard, a modern era bus can be seen passing in the background. See more
[Ostap Bender is kissing a young woman
Do you love me?
Let's just say that I am very much in lust with you.
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
Version of Keep Your Seats, Please!
Hope for the Best, Expect the Worst
Music and lyrics by Mel Brooks See more