Great War, The (La grande guerra)

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La grande guerra
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Country ITA.jpg Italy
FRA.jpg France
Directed by Mario Monicelli
Release Date 1959
Language Italian
German
Studio Dino de Laurentiis Cinematografica
Gray-Film
Main Cast
Character Actor
Oreste Jacovacci Alberto Sordi
Giovanni Busacca Vittorio Gassman
Costantina Silvana Mangano
Bordin Folco Lulli
Captain Castelli Bernard Blier



The Great War (Original title: La grande guerra) is a 1959 Italian war drama film set during WWI. Directed Mario Monicelli, starring Alberto Sordi and Vittorio Gassman. This film won the Golden Lion at the Venice Film Festival and received Academy Award nominee as Best Foreign Film.


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The following guns were used in film The Great War (La grande guerra):


Carcano M91 Rifle

The Italian soldiers include Oreste Jacovacci (Alberto Sordi) and Giovanni Busacca (Vittorio Gassman) use Carcano M91 Rifles.

Carcano M91 Long Rifle - 6.5mm
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Carcano M91/38 Cavalry Carbine

The Carabinieri patrolmen can be seen with Carcano M91/38 Cavalry Carbines slung over their shoulders.

Carcano M91/38 Cavalry Carbine with folded bayonet - 6.5mm.
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Steyr Mannlicher M1895

A standard weapon of the Austro-Hungarian soldier was a Steyr Mannlicher M1895 rifle.

Steyr M1895 Short Rifle (M1930 Conversion) - 8x56R
A clear identifying feature of the Steyr M1895 rifle series is the stacking pin that protrudes forward on the left side of the rifle, originally used to stand rifle up against each other in the field - 8x56R
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Fiat-Revelli M1914/35

The Italian and also Austro-Hungarian troops use a Fiat-Revelli M1935 machine gun mocked up as Fiat-Revelli M1914.

Fiat-Revelli M14/35 machine gun - 8×59mm RB Breda
Fiat-Revelli M14 machine gun - 6.5x52mm Mannlicher-Carcano
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Unidentified pistol

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Unidentified hand grenade

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Trivia

English poster



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