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?
was originally cast as Father Fyodor but dropped out before filming began. See more
When Ippolit and Ostap jump out of the window, the horse is fake and its front legs break from the impact. The real horse runs off shortly thereafter. See more
Oh, God! You're so strict!
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