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.
Director: Leonid Gaidai
Writers: Ilya Ilf (novel), Yevgeni Petrov (novel)
Stars:Archil Gomiashvili, Sergei Filippov and Mikhail Pugovkin
Release Date:2 November 1972 (USA)
Also Known As:12 stolar