The Hijacking of Savoy (Pokhishchenie Savoi) (Russian Title: Похищение Савойи) is a 1979 adventure movie directed by Venyamin Dorman and based on a novel Flight 627 (Polish Title: Lot 627) by Andrzej Szczypiorski. The film tells about the adventures of the Polish schoolboy Janek and his Russian fellow traveler girl Tanya. The airplane on which they were traveling was captured by a gang of drug dealers. This gang led by former Nazi criminals.
The following weapons were used in the film The Hijacking of Savoy (Pokhishchenie Savoi):
World War II issued Colt M1911A1 Pistol - .45 ACP
Jean Challot (Leonid Bronevoy
) aims the Luger P08
at Heinrich Scharf (Mikhail Gluzsky). The filmmakers used either a replica (which were available world wide at the time) or had the barrel of a real Luger blocked.
Max Abendrot (Algimantas Masiulis
) holds his Luger P08. Note the obviously blocked barrel, indicating that it is a replica P-08.
Double Barreled Shotgun
Sten Mk II
Sten Mk II (Canadian) Submachine gun - 9x19mm
Contrabandist fires the Sten Mk II
at Police officers
M1928A1 Thompson with 30-round magazine - .45 ACP
M1928A1 Thompson, converted for using MP40 magazines fitted for 7.62x25 blank cartridges
Gido Torstensen holds captured M1928A1 Thompson
. Note this Thompson uses magazine from MP40
. Russian filmmakers had problems with .45 ACP blanks cartridges.
Gido Torstensen fires the Sturmgewehr 44
Bandit fires his Sturmgewehr 44
Sturmgewehr 44 (visually modified to resemble M16)
Sturmgewehr 44, visually modified to resemble M16 - 7.62x39 blank
Jean Challot fires fake M16
Jean Challot holds fake M16