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The Twelve Chairs(1970)

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Brief Synopsis

A fallen aristocrat, a priest and a con artist search for a treasure of jewels hidden inside one of twelve dining chairs.

Cast & Crew

Mel Brooks Director
Ron Moody Vorobyaninov
Frank Langella Ostap Bender
Dom DeLuise Father Fyodor
Bridget Brice Young woman
David Lander Engineer Bruns
Andreas Voutsinas Nikolai Sestrin
Vlada Petric Sevitsky
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Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  New York opening: 28 Oct 1970
Release Date:  1970 Production Date:  none available
Color/B&W:  Color Distributions Co:  UMC Pictures
Sound:  Mono Production Co:  Twelve Chairs Co.
Duration(mins):  94 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  not available    
Duration(reels):  not available    

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  • A Little-Known Comedy Masterpiece

    Hal Warren 2014-04-10

    In this race for hidden Russian family jewels, an aristocrat and a former servant follow a trail of scattered chairs where the jewelry was hidden during... MORE>

  • all kinds of funny

    nycexpat 2014-04-01

    In a fascinating bit of scheduling TCM just showed The Great Race immediately after The Twelve Chairs. Chairs moved; Race plopped, instead of the reverse.... MORE>

  • The Twelve Chairs

    Goetan 2013-07-25

    The rediscovered masterpiece from Director Brooks. Moody joins Langella, in his debut that won him a National Board of Review honour, to find a fortune... MORE>