Day for Night (La Nuit américaine)

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Day for Night (La Nuit américaine)
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Original Poster
Country FRA.jpg France
Directed by François Truffaut
Release Date 1973
Language French
Studio Les Films du Carrosse
PECF
Produzione Internazionale Cinematografica
Distributor Columbia Pictures
Warner Brothers
Main Cast
Character Actor
Julie Baker Jacqueline Bisset
Alexandre Jean-Pierre Aumont
Séverine Valentina Cortese
Alphonse Jean-Pierre Léaud
Ferrand François Truffaut


Day for Night (La Nuit américaine) is an Oscar-winning 1973 French movie directed by François Truffaut. It depicts the filmmaking of a melodrama and the life and problems of actors and crewmembers.


The following weapons were used in the film Day for Night (La Nuit américaine):

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Pistols

FN Model 1922

In the final scene of the "film inside the film" Alphonse (Jean-Pierre Léaud) holds an FN Model 1922.

FN Model 1922 - .32 ACP
Ferrand (François Truffaut), the director of the film, examines several handguns that the prop master Bernard (Bernard Menez) brings to him.
Ferrand chooses to use an FN Model 1922.
Bernard checks the pistol before handing it to actor.
Alphonse readies for filming of the climactic scene.

Mauser HSc

Another weapon on the tray is a Mauser HSc pistol.

Mauser HSc with plastic grips - .32 ACP
Five handguns on the tray.
Mauser HSc is seen at the top left.

Nambu Type 14

Nambu Type 14 is one more handgun on the tray.

Early Nambu Type 14 - 8x22mm Nambu
Five handguns on the tray.
Nambu is seen at the left.

Revolvers

Webley .38 Mk IV

A Webley .38 Mk IV revolver is also seen.

Webley Mk IV - .38 S&W
Five handguns on the tray.
Webley is partially seen on the bottom.

Arminius HW-3

An Arminius HW-3 revlolver is also seen.

Arminius HW-3 - .22 LR
Five handguns on the tray.
Arminius is seen next to Mauser HSc.

Colt Official Police

A Colt Official Police revolver is seen on a footage of Lillian and Dorothy Gish to whom the movie is dedicated.

Colt Official Police - 4" Barrel - .38 Special
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