Affairs of the Past (Dela davno minuvshikh dney...)
Affairs of the Past (Dela davno minuvshikh dney...) is a Soviet 1972 detective movie directed by Vladimir Shredel. A finding of an old briefcase in a ruined house in 1970s leads to a treasure, hidden in 1920s.
The following weapons are seen in the movie Affairs of the Past (Dela davno minuvshikh dney...):
In the scenes that takes place in 1926 Nagant M1895 revolvers are carried by Leningrad Ugolovny Rozysk (Criminal Police) detectives Beletsky (Ivan Nasonov), Motylyov (Mikhail Lobanov) and Kemberovsky (Pyotr Merkuryev) and a criminal Serdyukov (Yuri Maltsev).
What appears to be a Francotte Pistolet de Tir de Salon single-shot breech-loading pistol, intended for recreational shooting, is seen in 1926 on a shooting range.
In the final scene that takes place in 1970s security guards in Swiss bank carry MP40s.
Mosin Nagant M1891
An original Mosin Nagant M1891 rifle with bayonet is carried by a prison guard in the scene that takes place in 1926.
In the scene on a shooting range a top-break air gun is seen in hands of Mikhail Motylyov (Mikhail Lobanov). The exact model is hard to recognised, but the general shape resembles IZh-22, one of the most popular and widely available Soviet top-break air rifle in the years of the movie filming.