A former aristocrat Ippolit Vorobyaninov leads a miserable life in Soviet Russia. His mother-in-law reveals a secret to him - she hid family diamonds in one of the twelve chairs they once had. Vorobyaninov in cooperation with a young con artist Ostap Bender start a long search for the diamonds.
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Did You Know?
When Bender and Vorobyaninov start working on the propaganda poster, the height of the blank poster (based on the surrounding objects) does not exceed four meters. Later when the finished poster is erected on board of the ship its height is not less that ten meters. See more
17 minutes before the ending there is an intertitle stating: There are 00 hours, 17 minutes and 19 seconds before the end of the film. See more
Gde sredi pampasov begayut bizony...
Written by Aleksandr Zatsepin
and Leonid Derbenyov
Performed by Valeriy Zolotukhin See more