Dead Men Don't Wear Plaid

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Dead Men Don't Wear Plaid (1982)

Dead Men Don't Wear Plaid is 1982 comedy starring Steve Martin as a private investigator who falls in love with a client who hires him to investigate the death of her father. The film has the characters interacting with famous actors such as Alan Ladd, Vincent Price, and James Cagney via footage from classic movies such as White Heat.


The following weapons were used in the film Dead Men Don't Wear Plaid:

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Colt Model 1903 Pocket Hammerless

Alan Ladd, in archive footage from This Gun For Hire, carries a Colt Model 1903 Pocket Hammerless.

Colt Model 1903 Pocket Hammerless Pistol - .32 ACP
Alan Ladd draws his Colt 1903 inside Dr. Forrest's office.

Colt Detective Special

Rigby Reardon (Steve Martin) carries a Colt Detective Special in a shoulder holster.

Colt Detective Special 1st Gen - .38 Special
Rigby cleans his Detective Special in a sink.
Rigby draws his Detective Special.
Juliet Forrest (Rachel Ward) wears Rigby's fedora while smoking one of his cigarettes and holding his Detective Special.
One of Kirk Douglas's thugs holds a Detective Special on Rigby.
Cody Jarrett (James Cagney, in a scene from White Heat) forces Rigby into a trunk during a prison break.

M1911A1

Carlos Rodriguez (Reni Santoni) carries a M1911A1 as his duty weapon, as do the other Peruvian police officers.

Pre-War Colt M1911A1 Pistol Commercial - .45 ACP
Cody Jarrett (James Cagney, in a scene from White Heat) fires his 1911A1 into a trunk where Rigby is being held.
Carlos rushes into Rigby's hotel building with his 1911A1 drawn.
Carlos holds his 1911A1 while on the street with Rigby.
An officer behind Carlos holds a 1911A1.

Smith & Wesson Model 36

Rice (Vincent Price from The Bribe) carries a Smith & Wesson Model 36 in his waistband as a primary weapon. Rigby (Steve Martin) grabs it and chases him out of the room with it.

Smith and Wesson Model 36 - .38 Special
Rigby reaches for the Model 36 in Rice's waistband.
Rigby fires the Model 36 into the air.

Smith & Wesson Model 36 Nickel

Rice (Vincent Price from The Bribe) carries a nickel Smith & Wesson Model 36 with pearl grips in an ankle holster. Rigby (Steve Martin) takes it from him to use during the final confrontation.

Smith & Wesson Model 60, stainless variant of the Model 36 - .38 Special.
Rice reaches for the Model 36 in his ankle holster.
Rigby holds Rice's Model 36 when reading the "Final Instructions".
Rigby holds Rice's Model 36 on the Nazis.
Rigby with the nickel Model 36.

Walther P38

One of the Nazis holds a Walther P38 on Rigby (Steve Martin) until Rigby takes the weapon.

Walther P38 pistol (manufactured at the Mauser Factory) - World War II dated - 9x19mm
A Nazi holds the P38 on Rigby.
Rigby aims the P38 at the Nazis.
Rigby with the P38.



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