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The twelve chairs

Author: Mel BrooksRon MoodyFrank LangellaDom DeLuiseJohn MorrisAll authors
Publisher: Beverly Hills, Calif. : 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : English : Widescreen edView all editions and formats
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When a former aristocrat who is now a Russian clerk under the new Soviet regime learns that his dying mother-in-law sewed a fortune of family jewels into one of twelve dining room chairs, he sets off across Russia to find it--with an opportunist, a priest and his former servant all in pursuit.
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Genre/Form: Feature films
Comedy films
Film adaptations
Fiction films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Drama
Teatro
Named Person: Ilʹi︠a︡ Ilʹf; Evgeniĭ Petrov; Ilʹi︠a︡ Ilʹf; Evgeniĭ Petrov
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Mel Brooks; Ron Moody; Frank Langella; Dom DeLuise; John Morris; Ilʹi︠a︡ Ilʹf; Brooksfilms (Firm); UMC Pictures (Firm); Crossbow Productions.
OCLC Number: 71252295
Language Note: English or dubbed Spanish dialogue, English or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned in English for the hearing impaired.
Notes: Based on a Russian story by Ilya Ilf and Yevgeni Petrov.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1970.
Credits: Music composed and conducted by John Morris ; director of photography, Dorde Nikolić ; editor, Alan Heim ; executive producer, Sidney Glazier.
Cast: Ron Moody, Frank Langella, Dom DeLuise, Mel Brooks.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: G.
Description: 1 videodisc (ca. 93 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, Region 1, NTSC; Dolby Digital stereo., Dolby Digital mono., dual layer.
Responsibility: a UMC Pictures-Crossbow co-production ; Brooksfilms presents a Sidney Glazier production ; a Mel Brooks film ; produced by Michael Hertzberg ; written for the screen and directed by Mel Brooks.

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When a former aristocrat who is now a Russian clerk under the new Soviet regime learns that his dying mother-in-law sewed a fortune of family jewels into one of twelve dining room chairs, he sets off across Russia to find it--with an opportunist, a priest and his former servant all in pursuit.

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