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Cover Up (original title La crime) is a 1983 French detective movie directed by Philippe Labro. Police commissioner Martin Griffon (Claude Brasseur) invenstigates the assassination of attorney d'Alins. Griffon soon finds out that the murder is connected to the corruption in high spheres.
The following weapons were used in the film Cover Up:
A Colt Python with 4" barrel is Martin Griffon's (Claude Brasseur) personal sidearm. In one scene Griffon's Python is briefly seen in hands of one of Rambert's henchmen (Jacques Bondoux).
Colt Python with 4" Barrel and factory wood grips - .357 Magnum
A close view of unloaded Python.
Rambert's henchman holds Griffon's revolver.
Griffon fires his revolver.
Smith & Wesson Model 19
During the climactical shootout the elder hitman (Bernard Tixier) is armed with a revolver that appears to be a Smith & Wesson Model 19 with 4" barrel.
Smith & Wesson Model 19 Combat Magnum - .357 Magnum
In one scene Rambert's henchman (Jacques Bondoux) fires a revolver that appears to be a Manurhin MR-73 with 4" barrel and fixed sights.
The henchman draws his revolver.
He fires from the window of the car.
Griffon's assistant Antoine Gomez (Luc-Antoine Diquéro) carries some revolver.
A grip of Gomez' revolver is seen.
Gomez draws his revolver during the climactical shootout.
In the final scene Jean-François Rambert (Jean-Claude Brialy) draws a snub nose revolver.
In the opening scene the young hitman (Charlie Nelson) uses an M1911A1 fitted with a very long (and very fake) sound suppressor. During the climactical shootout he uses the same pistol without suppressor.
World War II Colt M1911A1 Pistol - .45 ACP. This was an issued U.S. Army pistol with parkerized finish.
The hitman, disguised as a policeman, draws his pistol...
The same character with his pistol during the shootout.
Unidentified pocket pisol
Avram Kazavian (Robert Hirsch) loads a pocket pistol in the final scene. It isn't used in action.
During the climactical shootout both Rambert's henchmen are armed with Mossberg 500 shotguns with wooden furniture and unusually colored pumps.
Mossberg 500AT Shotgun - 12 gauge. Note the wood furniture.
The bald henchman (Alain Mercier
) breaks the glass with the buttstock of his shotgun.
A multicolored pump is seen.
The bald henchman readies to fire.
Fake F1 Grenade
An F1 hand grenade is seen in Rambert's car. Rambert claims that the grenade is real and calls it "a memory about Algerian war" but Griffon takes it and crashes in hand, showing that it's a fragile plastic mockup.
F1 High-Explosive Fragmentation hand grenade with Mle1935 fuse.