Keep Your Seats Please (1936)
An early version of the Russian novel that was filmed by Mel Brooks as "The Twelve Chairs," this Ealing Studios farce tells of a man and his shady attorney who try to find some priceless gems that are part of an inheritance. The tricky part is getting the jewels, which were sewn into the lining of six chairs. George Formby, Florence Desmond, Alastair Sim star. 85 min. Standard; Soundtrack: English.