Bear (Medved), The
The Bear (Medved) is a Soviet 1938 B&W comedy movie, a screen adaptation of the same name play by Anton Chekhov. A landowner Grigori Smirnov (Mikhail Zharov) visits Yelena Popova (Olga Androvskaya), a widow whose late husband owes Smirnov a large sum. A quarrel emerges between Smirnov and Popova. Being insulted, Smirnov calls for a duel, not looking on gender of his opponent. To mutual pleasure, the duel turn into lyric scene.
The following weapons were used in the film The Bear (Medved):
Smith & Wesson No.3 Russian Model
Two Smith & Wesson No.3 Russian Model revolvers are used by Grigori Smirnov and Yelena Popova during their planned duel.
Percussion Cap Pistol
A Percussion Cap Pistol is seen on the wall of Smirnov's house. It resembles Russian M1854 Naval model, though not for sure.
A pair of Flintlock Pistols is also seen on the wall. One of them appears to be a Caucasian type while the other looks like some military model.
Flintlock (?) Carbine
A flintlock or percussion cap short-barreled carbine is also seen on the wall. In size and shape it resembles one of Russian cavalry Stutzers (rifled carbines).