Great War, The (La grande guerra)
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 an Academy Award nominee as Best Foreign Film.
The following weapons were used in the film The Great War (La grande guerra):
Italian and Austro-Hungarian officers can be seen with unidentified pistols, which look like a Beretta variant.
The Italian soldiers including Oreste Jacovacci (Alberto Sordi) and Giovanni Busacca (Vittorio Gassman) are armed with Carcano M91 rifles. During mass scenes, many Austro-Hungarian soldiers are seen with full-length Carcanos, too.
Carcano M91/38 Cavalry Carbine
The Carabinieri patrolmen can be seen with Carcano M91/38 Cavalry Carbines slung over their shoulders.
Steyr Mannlicher M1895
A standard weapon of the Austro-Hungarian soldier was a Steyr Mannlicher M1895 rifle.
Mauser Gewehr 1898
The German Gewehr 1898 is also used by some Austrian soldiers.
Some period-correct Schwarzlose M.07/12 machine guns are used by Austrian and Italian soldiers.