|A Man from the Boulevard des Capucines|
(Chelovek s bulvara Kaputsinov)
A Man from the Boulevard des Capucines (Chelovek s bulvara Kaputsinov) is a Soviet 1987 Western comedy by Alla Surikova (Look for a Woman (Ishchite zhenshchinu)). The main character of the movie, Jonny First (Andrey Mironov) arrives to the Wild West to present the art of the Cinematograph and completely changes the life of the typical Frontier town and its residents.
The following weapons were used in the film A Man from the Boulevard des Capucines (Chelovek s bulvara Kaputsinov):
Smith & Wesson No.3 Russian Model
Smith & Wesson No.3 Russian Model revolvers are used by several characters. This is a Russian-produced Pattern II model that differs a little from the original S&W.
Smith & Wesson No.3 Russian Model - .44 Russian
Mrs. Thompson (Galina Polskikh
) reloads a Smith & Wesson when the Black Jack's gang attacked the stagecoach.
Smith & Wesson is used as a trap.
Webley Mk IV
Many characters in the movie use Webley Mk IV revolvers, including the saloon owner Harry McQ (Oleg Tabakov) and several of the cowboys. These revolvers appear to be short barreled "Duty" or "Pocket" model. Billy King's (Nikolai Karachentsov) Webley several times switches to another revolvers and back again.
Webley Mk IV, 4" barreled "Duty" model - .38 S&W
Webley Mk IV, 3" barreled "Pocket" model - .38 S&W
One of the passengers in the stagecoach (Aleksandr Slastin
) readies his Webley revolver when Black Jack's band arrived.
Sammy (Valery Lysenkov
), the coachman of the stagecoach, fires his Webley revolver.
Harry McQ (Oleg Tabakov
) shoots his Webley revolver in air to stop the bar fighting.
A Webley revolver is seen at the right during the quarrel between Billy King and other cowboys.
A pair of Webleys is seen at the right in the same scene.
Mr. Thompson (Semyon Farada
) draws his Webley when he tries to convince checkman Bobby (Anton Tabakov) to let him enter without a ticket.
One-eyed Martin (Leonid Yarmolnik
) fires his Webley revolver during the Comanche attack on the town.
During the Comanche attack Billy's ZKR 551 switches to a Webley.
CZ ZKR 551
Black Jack (Mikhail Boyarskiy), Billy King (Nikolai Karachentsov) and some other characters use revolvers that appear to be Czech target revolver ZKR 551.
CZ ZKR 551 sporting revolver. It was manufactured in .22 LR, 7.62 Nagant and .38 Sp calibers.
Black Jack fires his revolver during the attack on the stagecoach.
Black Jack with his revolver.
Mrs. Thompson (Galina Polskikh
) reloads a ZKR 551 during the attack of the stagecoach.
Billy King appears from the window of the saloon with the revolver in hand.
Billy King fires his revolver during the Comanche attack on the town.
Johnny First (Andrey Mironov
) gives back Black Jack's revolver in the final scene.
Smith & Wesson Military & Police
Some cowboys carry Smith & Wesson Military & Police revolvers. An M&P is seen in hands of Billy King (Nikolai Karachentsov) in one scene instead of previously used Webley Mk IV.
Smith & Wesson Model M&P Revolver - .38 Special
A cowboy at the right fires an M&P in air during Diana's performance.
Billy (at the left) draws his M&P during the quarrel with Martin and other cowboys.
Billy holds his revolver at the background.
A close view of Billy's M&P revolver.
A young townsperson holds an M&P during the Comanche attack.
Nagant M1895 short-barreled revolver
The ladies of the town often carry short-barreled Nagant M1895 revolvers. This is a custom version with a very short barrel (shorter than the "standard" short Nagant). Supposedly it is the same weapon that was used in Teheran 43.
Nagant M1895 Revolver with 3.3inch (85mm) barrel - 7.62x38N cartridge (aka 7.62 Nagant ammo).
The snub-nose Nagant in the handbag of the old lady (Maria Bulatova) in the stagecoach.
The revolver fires with great amount of flame because of its unusually short barrel and blank cartridges.
The old lady blows away the smoke of the barrel. It is the best view on this revolver in all movie.
Nagant M1895 revolver
Standard Nagant M1895 revolvers are also seen in hands of cowboys.
Nagant M1895 - 7.62x38N. The rounded front sight is a sign of revolvers produced from 1890s until 1930.
A cowboy (stuntman Aleksandr Malyshev) in the saloon holds a Nagant revolver.
What appears to be Webley-Pryse Revolvers are seen in hands of several minor characters.
Webley-Pryse No. 4 revolver
A robber of Black Jack's gang breaks into the stagecoach, holding a revolver that resembles Webley-Pryse.
He drops the revolver when the accurate shot of an old lady makes his pants fall down.
Mr. Thompson (Semyon Farada
) draws a revolver that looks like a Webley-Pryse.
A revolver is seen in holster of a drunk cowboy. It also appears to be a Webley-Pryse.
Mr. Thompson is very unpleased that Harry McQ disturbs the movie.
He makes Harry to sit back.
A Colt Python is carried by Johnson (Aleksandr Inshakov).
Colt Python with 6" Barrel - .357 Magnum
Johnson (at the left) holds a revolver that appears to be a Python.
The same revolver is seen at the left.
Smith & Wesson Schofield
What appears to be a Smith & Wesson Schofield is seen in Edwood's (Mikheil Kherkheulidze) holster. One of Black Jack's men also carries same looking revolver.
Smith & Wesson Schofield Model 3 with blued finish - .45 Schofield
A revolver is seen in Edwood's holster.
Similar looking revolver is seen in the holster of Black Jack's man.
Winchester Model 1895
Many Winchester Model 1895 Russian contract rifles are seen in hands of townspersons and robbers.
A Russian contract Model 1895 in 7.62x54 Russian. Note the loading bridge over the receiver.
One of the passengers in the stagecoach (Anatoliy Kalmykov
) fires his Winchester Model 1895 when the Black Jack's gang attacked the stagecoach. A close view on the rifle.
A Winchester M1895 is seen in hands of one of Black Jack's bandits.
A close view on the muzzle of the Winchester.
Chicho (Aleksandr Ognyanov), a janitor in saloon, fires his Winchester from the saloon window during the Comanche attack.
Numerous rifles, including several Winchester Model 95s (three barrels in center), fire from a wagon during the Comanche attack.
Winchester Model 1894
During Black Jack's attack on the stagecoach Mrs. Thompson (Galina Polskikh) hits a robber with a buttstock of a rifle that appears to be a Winchester Model 1894. Winchesters M94 are also seen in hands of a Comanche warrior. Some of the rifles, used by cowboys during the Comanche attack, also can be Model 1894s.
Mrs. Thompson hits a robber.
Another view of the same scene.
A Comanche at the right holds a rifle.
The same character aims his rifle.
Numerous rifles fire from a wagon during the Comanche attack. The one at the left looks like a Winchester Model 94.
Winchester Model 1892
Andy (Nikolay Sysoyev), the coachman of the stagecoach, carries a rifle that appears to be a Winchester Model 1892 during Black Jack's attack. M1892 rifles is carries by a several Black Jack's men, and later also is seen in hands of a Comanche warrior.
Winchester 1892 -.32WCF/.38-40/.44-40/.25-20.
A robber falls from the horse, dropping his rifle that appears to be a M1892.
Numerous rifles fire from a wagon during the Comanche attack. Second from the left is possibly a Winchester M92.
A supposed Winchester M92 is seen at the left in hands of a Comanche warrior.
One of the Comanches carries a single barreled hammerless shotgun, possibly an small-caliber IZh-18 with shortened barrel and long forearm - to resemble a era-appropriate single-shot carbines, such as Remington Rolling Block.
Izhmekh IZh-18EM-M - 12 gauge
For comparision: Remington Rolling Block Short Rifle - .43 Spanish
A Comanche got in face a fountain of whiskey...
...and is now trying to fire in totally drunk condition. The gun seems to be even equipped with a new front sight.
Goryunov SGM (mocked up as Type 3 Heavy Machine Gun)
During the Comanche attack on the town Harry McQ (Oleg Tabakov) uses a belt-fed machine gun to defend his saloon. This is the Goryunov SGM, mocked up as the Japanese Type 3 Heavy Machine Gun, and equipped with a bipod instead of common mount. Is possibly the same prop, made for Cherez Gobi i Khingan.
Type 3 in real life would actually be unrealistic to encounter in the Wild West, although it can be considered a substitute for a more suitable Hotchkiss MG, on which Type 3 is based.
Goryunov SGM Machine Gun on Sokolov mount - 7.62x54mm R.
For comparison: Type 3 Heavy Machine Gun - 6.5x50mm SR
This weapon is really firing!
A close view of the belt, filled with 7.62x54mm R cartridges.