Convoy

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Convoy
Convoy.jpg
Release Poster
Country Flag of the United States.jpg United States
Directed by Sam Peckinpah
Release Date 1978
Language English
Studio EMI Films
Main Cast
Character Actor
Martin Penwald Kris Kristofferson
Melissa Ali MacGraw
Sherrif Lyle Wallace Ernest Borgnine
Bobby Burt Young


Convoy is a 1978 trucker film directed by Sam Peckinpah and stars Kris Kristofferson as a renegade truck driver who butts heads with a corrupt sheriff (Ernest Borgnine). It was one of the last films directed by Peckinpah before his death in 1984, although at this point Peckinpah had a deep struggle with drug addiction, leading to much of the film was being actually directed by his friend and Pat Garrett and Billy the Kid star James Coburn.

The following weapons were used in the film Convoy:

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Handguns

Star Model B

Sherriff Lyle Wallace (Ernest Borgnine) carries a Star Model B as his sidearm. Later, he tries to use it during a fight in a diner.

Blued Star Model B - 9x19mm pistol from the movie The Untouchables (1987). This one is a screen used and fired handgun in the movie and was used by Kevin Costner on screen.
Lyle's pistol, lying on the floor. Note the external extractor.

Smith & Wesson Model 15

Two police officers who came to the aid of Lyle during a fight in a diner, armed Smith & Wesson Model 15 revolvers. Later some troopers are armed with Smith & Wesson Model 15s.

Cop holds S&W Model 15.
Troopers open fire with their revolvers.

Shotguns

Ithaca 37

Ithaca 37s are also used by law enforcement.

An Ithaca 37 standard police model - 12 gauge
Several state troopers are armed with the Ithaca.

Winchester Model 1912

Several Winchester Model 1912 shotguns appears in the police cars. Later five M1912 shotguns seen at the front in the prison.

Winchester Model 1912 Riot Gun - 12 Gauge
Winchester M1912 in Lyle's patrol car.
Lyle tries to grab one of the shotguns, and across a moment realize that it is useless.

Assault rifles

M16A1

State troopers and National Guard are armed with the M16A1s as they open fire on the truck driven by Martin "Rubber Duck" Penwald (Kris Kristofferson).

M16A1 with 20 round magazine - 5.56x45mm
Troopers are armed with the M16A1.
A trooper with his M16A1.

Machine guns

M60 machine gun

The M60 machine gun mounted atop an M42 Duster is seen being fired by Sheriff "Dirty Lyle" Wallace (Ernest Borgnine).

M60 machine gun - 7.62x51mm
The M60 machine gun mounted atop an M42 Duster is seen being fired by Sheriff "Dirty Lyle" Wallace (Ernest Borgnine).
The M60 machine gun is mounted atop an M42 Duster.

Bofors 40 mm

M42 Duster Self-Propelled Anti-Aircraft Gun is armed with twin Bofors L/60 M2A1.

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