|10 to Midnight
||J. Lee Thompson
10 to Midnight is a 1983 crime thriller directed by J. Lee Thompson and the cast includes Charles Bronson, Andrew Stevens, and Lisa Eilbacher. The film was one of nine collaborations between director Thompson and Charles Bronson. 10 to Midnight was the title that the film started out with, but has nothing to do what the actual story that followed.
The following weapons were used in the film 10 to Midnight:
Colt Detective Special
Lieutenant Leo Kessler (Charles Bronson) and Detective Paul McAnn (Andrew Stevens) carry first generation Colt Detective Specials as their service weapons. The revolvers have different grips and extractor rods.
Colt Detective Special 1st Gen - .38 Special. Kessler's revolver matches this version.
Colt Detective Special 1st Gen with Square Butt - .38 Special. McAnn's revolver matches this version.
Kessler's revolver in holster.
McAnn bursts in during an awkward moment.
McAnn's revolver in holster.
Leo with his DS while searching the motel room. Note the long extractor rod.
Leo confronts the killer.
A closeup of the muzzle of the revolver.
Smith & Wesson Revolvers
In several scenes police officers carry revolvers in holsters. The grips allow to guess these revolvers to be Smith & Wesson models.
For comparison: Smith & Wesson Model 10 Revolver - .38 Special
For comparison: Smith & Wesson Model 13 with 3" barrel - .357 Magnum
A police officer carries a revolver in holster, also supposedly a Model 10 or Model 15.
One of the guards, escorting arrested Warren Stacy, carries a similar looking revolver.
In same scene another guard carries a revolver. The shape of the grip and the size of the holster allow to guess that it's a version of Smith & Wesson Model 10HB
, Model 13
or Model 19
with 2.5" or 3" barrel.