The Twelve Chairs (film)


The Twelve Chairs (film)

"The Twelve Chairs", a 1928 novel by Soviet writers Ilya Ilf and Yevgeny Petrov, has been adapted for film numerous times, including:

*"It's In The Bag", 1945 film directed by Richard Wallace, starring Fred Allen, Binnie Barnes, Robert Benchley and Jack Benny.
*"Las doce sillas", 1962 Spanish language Cuban film directed by Tomás Gutiérrez Alea. ( [http://imdb.com/title/tt0055915/] )
*"The Thirteen Chairs", a 1969 film directed by Nicolas Gessner and Luciano Lucignani, starring Sharon Tate, Vittorio Gassman, Orson Welles, Vittorio De Sica and Tim Brooke-Taylor.
*"The Twelve Chairs", 1970 film directed by Mel Brooks, starring Frank Langella, Ron Moody, and Dom DeLuise.
*"The Twelve Chairs", 1971 film directed by Leonid Gaidai, starring Archil Gomiashvili, Sergei Filippov, and Yuri Nikulin.
*"The Twelve Chairs", 1976 miniseries directed by Mark Zakharov, starring Andrei Mironov, Anatoli Papanov, and Oleg Tabakov.
*"The Twelve Chairs", 2004 film directed by Maxim Papernik, starring Nikolay Fomenko.
*"Zwölf Stühle", 2004 film directed by Ulrike Ottinger, starring Georgi Deliyev and Genadi Skarga.

ee also

* The Rockford Files episode # 5 "Tall Girl in a Red Wagon" has a "The Twelve Chairs" like theme of black Comedy of "red herrings" and impossible plot holes in which Jim Rockford chases a never seen cache of missing money-and his only reward is being shot and nearly killed. All suspects apparently also end up chasing after the missing money as well.


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