Adventures of Prince Florisel (Priklyucheniya printsa Florizelya), The

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The Adventures of Prince Florisel
(Priklyucheniya printsa Florizelya)
Priklyucheniya printsa Florizelya DVD.jpg
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Country SOV.jpg USSR
Directed by Yevgeni Tatarsky
Release Date 1981
Language Russian
Studio Lenfilm
Main Cast
Character Actor
Prince Florisel Oleg Dal
Nick Nichols aka The Chairman Donatas Banionis
Col. Geraldine Igor Dmitriev
Janette Lyubov Polishchuk
Perkins Askhab Abakarov
Gen. Vendeler Boris Novikov
Lady Vendeler Elena Solovey
Frank Screamger Valeriy Matveev


The Adventures of Prince Florisel (original title Priklyucheniya printsa Florizelya) is a 1981 Soviet made for TV adventure movie directed by Yevgeni Tatarsky and based on stories "The Suicide Club" and "The Rajah's Diamond" by Robert Louis Stevenson. In Victorian London Prince Florizel of Backardia (Oleg Dal) and his faithful companion Colonel Geraldine (Igor Dmitriev) fight against villainous Chairman of the Suicide Club (Donatas Banionis), a criminal mastermind, also known as Nick Nichols and "The Checkered".

In 1999 the movie was re-released under the title Klub samoubiyts, ili Priklyucheniya titulovannoy osoby (The Suicide Club, or The Adventures of the Noble).


The following weapons were used in the film The Adventures of Prince Florisel (Priklyucheniya printsa Florizelya):

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Reichsrevolver M1879

Reichsrevolver M1879 revolvers are used by various characters.

Reichsrevolver M1879 Revolver - 10.6x25mmR
Florizel's manservant sleeps with a Reichsrevolver M1879 in hand.
Frank Screamger (Valeriy Matveev), a young man from Texas, carries a belt with two revolvers even on a Paris street.

Reichsrevolver M1883

The Chairman (Donatas Banionis) carries a Reichsrevolver M1883 revolver in the climactic scene. M1883s are also seen in hands of minor characters.

Reichsrevolver M1883 - 10.6x25mmR
One of Florizel's manservants carries a Reichsrevolver M1883 in his pocket.
A Turkish policeman holds a Reichsrevolver M1883 in the scene in Istanbul.
In the same scene an escaping criminal (Valeriy Filonov) is also armed with an M1883.
The Chairman holds his revolver in the climactic scene.
The Chairman and Prince Florizel throw away their revolvers.

Galand Revolver

Galand Revolvers are also seen in hands of various characters.

Galand Revolver - 12x14mmR
A Galand is a personal weapon of one of Florizel's manservants (Valeri Doronin).
A Turkish policeman holds a Galand in the scene in Istanbul.

Smith & Wesson Pocket Revolver

A top-break pocket revolver is seen in hands of Prince Florizel (Oleg Dal) in the climactic scene. It is possibly a Smith & Wesson Model 2, maybe a Belgian or Spanish version that were more often seen in Europe than original S&W revolvers.

Smith & Wesson Model 2
Prince Florizel holds a revolver.
A closer view of the gun.
The Chairman and Prince Florizel throw away their revolvers.

Percussion Cap Pistol

In one scene Mark (Vitaliy Ilin), Prince Florizel's manservant, is seen with a Percussion Cap Pistol.

Mark holds a pistol.

Webley & Scott No. 1 Mk. III* Signal Pistol

In the scene when a thief sneaks in Gen. Vendeler's house at night, Lady Vendeler (Elena Solovey) appears with a large handgun. It is seen only in darkness but small parts that are visible allow to guess this gun to be a Webley & Scott No. 1 Mk. III* Signal Pistol.

Webley & Scott No. 1 Mk. III* Signal Pistol - 1 inch - brass frame and barrel
A distant view of the general shape of the gun.
A muzzle is seen.
A hammer spur is seen.



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