Charley Varrick is a 1973 crime film starring Walter Matthau in the title role as an ingenious thief who must develop a scheme to escape with his loot while evading the police and the mob, whose bank he unknowingly robbed from. The film was directed by Don Siegel (Dirty Harry).
The following guns were used in the film Charley Varrick:
The snub version of the Colt Python is used by Charley Varrick (Walter Matthau) in the opening bank robbery. The regular Python is used by San Miguel Sheriff Bill Horton (William Schallert).
The bank manager is threatened with the Python.
Smith & Wesson Model 29
The Smith & Wesson Model 29 is used by Harman Sullivan (Andrew Robinson) in the opening robbery.
Smith & Wesson Model 29 - .44 magnum.
Smith & Wesson Model 28
The Smith & Wesson Model 28 is taken from a security guard at the bank.
Smith & Wesson Model 28 .357 magnum. This essentially the same gun as the Model 27, except for a noncheckered top strap and a less high polish blued finish.
The bank guard (Bob Steele
) steals back his S&W 28 from Al Dutcher's waistband, shooting him with it.
Smith & Wesson Model 36
A Smith & Wesson Model 36 is carried by Mr. Garfinkle (Norman Fell) in the raid on Varrick's trailer home.
Smith and Wesson Model 36 - .38 special - 5 shot. First pattern with flat latch cylinder release.
An Ithaca 37 shotgun is carried by a law enforcement officer in the raid on Varrick's trailer home.
Ithaca Model 37 riot version - 12 Gauge
An M1 Carbine is carried by another law enforcement officer in the raid on Varrick's trailer home.
Korean War Era M1 Carbine
, with Birch Stock, Adjustable sight, bayonet lug, and twin magazine pouch.