A crook named Ostap Bender, who survived a murder attempt by Kisa Vorobyaninov in "12 Chairs," now schemes to extort 1 million from an underground millionaire.
At the end of the movie Bender said to Sosya that he is 33 years old. the age of Jesus Christ. In fact Sergej Yurskij, who played Bender in this movie, was actually 33 years old while filming the movie, which also fits the age of Ostap Bender from the original novel.
Saw them Shura, they're made out of gold
In the radio news report when Koreyko is walking with his suitcase the announcer said that premier minister of France Raymond Poincaré resigned from his position. However this happened in in July 1929, while the plot takes place in 1930.
Before the movie's title is shown, the photos of Ilya Il'f and Yevgeniy Petrov, the original novel's writers, appear along with their signatures.
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