The Twelve Chairs
The Twelve Chairs ★★★ 1970 (PG)
Takeoff on Russian folktale first filmed in Yugoslavia in 1927. A rich matron admits on her deathbed that she has hidden her jewels in the upholstery of one of 12 chairs that are no longer in her home. A Brooksian treasure hunt ensues. 94m/C VHS, DVD . Mel Brooks, Dom DeLuise, Frank Langella, Ron Moody, Bridget Brice; D: Mel Brooks; W: Mel Brooks; C: Djordje Nikolic; M: Mel Brooks, John Morris.