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.
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A wild and hilarious chase for a fortune in jewels.
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Did You Know?
At 29:25, when Bender sneaks into the Bureau of Housing, he passes a sign that reads, "Think Twice Before Knocking On Any Of These Doors! You Are Disturbing Very Busy People!" See more
Several signs in the movie are written in plain English, something one would never see in Soviet Russia (though this could be deliberate for the convenience of the viewer). See more
Listen, tell me. Tell me. Who lived here in the old days?
Oh, in the old days was my master: Ippolit Matveyevich Vorobyaninov. He was a Marshal of the nobility. I loved him. He hardly ever beat us.
Ah, and whatever became of your "lovable master"?
One night about ten years ago was a fearful noise. It was bombs and cannons and soldiers shooting. It was terrible, terrible!
Oh, yes, I think it was called "The Revolution".
That was it: The Revolution... You're smart! You're smart and you're ...
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 L'eredità in Corsa
Hope for the Best, Expect the Worst
Music by Johannes Brahms
("Hungarian Dance No. 4 in F# minor") and lyrics by Mel Brooks See more