Movie Churches: Comedy Month: The Twelve Chairs.
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.
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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The Twelve Chairs (1970) The Twelve Chairs was Mel Brooks’s second film (The Producers was his first) and his last film to be based somewhat in the real world. Don’t get me wrong, I love his next film, Blazing Saddles, but it's a very meta film about Western films, just as Young Frankenstein is a film about horror films. Both depart far from reality.
The Twelve Chairs. 1970 G 1h 34m DVD Rent this movie. Overview; Details; In this comedy directed by Mel Brooks, an aging ex-nobleman (Ron Moody) of the Czarist regime adjusts to life under the Communist commissars in Russia -- but jumps at the opportunity to find his family's hidden fortune. When he and the local priest learn that the jewels are hidden in a chair (one of a set of twelve) in.
Sharon Tate plays a crucial role (her last-ever appearance before the cameras) in 12 Plus 1 (aka The Thirteen Chairs). If the plot sounds familiar, it is because it's based on a popular Russian novel, also filmed in 1945 as It's In the Bag and in 1971 as Mel Brooks' The Twelve Chairs. Vittorio Gassman inherits a fortune, only to find that the money is hidden in one of thirteen antique chairs.
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