Friday Foster is a 1975 Blaxploitation film based on a Chicago Tribune comic that was directed by Arthur Marks. It stars Pam Grier as the titular Friday Foster, a (surprisingly so for a Pam Grier movie made in the 1970s) mild-mannered photographer who, on assignment on New Year’s Eve, discovers a plot set up by a black senator to kill Blake Tarr, the wealthiest black man in America.
Yaphet Kotto, Carl Weathers and Scatman Crothers co-star in one of Grier's last classic Blaxploitation roles, although compared to her other movies like Coffy and Foxy Brown, not much ass is kicked by her.
The Following weapons appear in Friday Foster
During the planning of Blake Tarr's assassination, Yarbro (Carl Weathers) carries a bag full of Mauser C96s which he passes out to the other conspirators. They use them when ambushing Tarr as he leaves his plane. In true Hollywood fashion, the killers fire off almost twenty rounds each despite only loading two-or-three rounds beforehand.
Star Model B
Colt Hawkins (Yaphet Kotto) carries a nickel-plated Star Model B with wood grips meant to impersonate a nickel Colt 1911. He draws it only twice in the film, both times the camera angle make it easy to identify as a Star. During the assault on Senator Hart's assembly of black leaders, Friday (Pam Grier) grabs and fires a black Star once before dropping it in shock over killing a man.
A few of the LAPD officers protecting Blake Tarr at the airport are armed with Ithaca 37 shotguns.
After his advisor turns on him and sends an army of goons to assassinate him and the collection of black civil leaders he assembled, Senator Hart (Paul Benjamin) loads a Browning Auto-5 shotgun which he uses briefly before it is knocked away from him.
Most of the traitorous Foley's men use M1A1 Carbines with a mix of 15 and 30-round magazines.
A few of Tarr's men use M1A1 Thompsons with Cutts compensators and 30-round stick magazines during their final shootout.
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During a fashion show hosted by a friend of Friday's, Yarbro (Carl Weathers) can be seen with a...vibrant suit