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Ilya Ilf (1897–1937)

Ilya Ilf was born Ilya Arnoldovich Fayzilberg on October 15, 1897, in Odessa, Russian Empire (now Odesa, Ukraine). His father, named Arnold Fayzilberg, was a clerk at a bank. In 1913, he graduated from a Technical School. He worked as a clerk, a telephone technician, and had various industrial jobs in Odessa. After the Russian Revolution, he ... See full bio »

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 2013 La sedia della felicità (novel "Dvenadzat' stul'ev" - uncredited)
 2010 Zlatno tele (TV Movie) (novel)
 2005 Zolotoy telyonok (TV Mini-Series) (novel)
 2004 12 stulev (TV Movie) (novel)
 2004 Zwölf Stühle (novel "Dvenadtsat stulyev")
 1997 Mein Opa und die 13 Stühle (TV Movie) (novel "Dvenadzat' stul'ev" - uncredited)
 1993 Mechty idiota (novel "Zolotoj telyonok")
 1988 Svetlaya lichnost (novel)
 1977 12 stulev (TV Mini-Series) (novel "Dvenadtsat stulyev" - 4 episodes)
- Chapter IV (1977) ... (novel "Dvenadtsat stulyev")
- Chapter III (1977) ... (novel "Dvenadtsat stulyev")
- Chapter II (1977) ... (novel "Dvenadtsat stulyev")
- Chapter I (1977) ... (novel "Dvenadtsat stulyev")
 1974 Aranyborjú (TV Movie) (as Ilf)
 1971 Twelve Chairs (novel "Dvenadtsat stulyev")
 1970 The Twelve Chairs (novel "Dvenadtsat stulyev" - as Ilf)
 1969 Twelve Plus One (novel "Dvenadtsat stulyev" - as Ilf)
 1969 Prehlídce velim já (novel"Zolotoj telyonok")
 1968 The Golden Calf (novel "Zolotoy telyonok")
 1967 A nagy kombinátor (TV Movie)
 1966 12 stulyev (TV Movie) (written by)
 1962 The Twelve Chairs (novel "Dvenadtsat stulyev")
 1961 Sovershenno seryozno (story - segment "Kak sozdavalsya Robinzon")
 1958 Vasisualiy Lokhankin (Short) (excerpt from the novel "Zolotoy telyonok")
 1957 Treze Cadeiras (novel "Dvenadsat stulyev")
 1957 Das Glück liegt auf der Straße (novel "Dvenadzat' stulyev" - uncredited)
 1954 Sju svarta be-hå (novel "Dvenadcat stulev")
 1945 13 stolar (novel "Dvenadtsat stulyev" - as I. Ilf)
 1945 It's in the Bag! (novel "Dvenadtsat stulyev" - uncredited)
 1938 13 Stühle (novel "Dvenadtsat stulyev" - uncredited)
 1936 Keep Your Seats, Please! (novel "The Twelve Chairs" - as Ilf)
 1936 The Circus (uncredited)
 1933 Dvanáct kresel (novel "Dvenadtsat stulyev")
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