Hombre

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Hombre (1967)

Hombre is the classic 1967 Western starring Paul Newman as John Russell, a white man raised by Apache Indians who now must try to assimilate back into the non-Indian culture. After selling away his inheritance and putting out some townsfolk, he finds himself riding out of town with the very same people. When the stagecoach is ambushed, the passengers must now depend on Russell to survive. The film was the sixth collaboration between Newman and director Martin Ritt (Hud) and was based on a novel by Elmore Leonard.


The following weapons were used in the film Hombre:

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Rifles

Winchester 1873

John Russell (Paul Newman) carries a Winchester Model 1873 rifle with a short magazine as his primary weapon in the film.

Deluxe Winchester Model 1873 with engraving
John Russell (Paul Newman) carries a Winchester Model 1873 at the film's beginning.
Russell aims the Winchester.
Russell holds the Winchester.
Shows the top of the receiver on rifle of John Russell (Paul Newman).

Winchester 1892

Members of Cicero's gang are seen using the Winchester Model 1892 rifle.

Winchester 1892 Saddle Ring Carbine - .32WCF/.38-40/.44-40/.25-20.
The Mexican Bandit (Frank Silvera) takes aim with an 1892 saddle ring Winchester.
Indians (Pete Hernandez) and (Merrill C Isbell) brandish Winchester 1892 rifles.


Handguns

Single Action Army

The Colt Single Action Army is the most prominently used gun by most of the characters including John Russell (Paul Newman) and Cicero (Richard Boone).

2nd Generation Colt Single Action Army w/ 7.5" barrel known as the "Cavalry" model - Nickel plated model - .45 LC
Cicero (Richard Boone) holds the revolver that was carried by John Russell (Paul Newman).
Cicero (Richard Boone) points John's Single Action Army at the stagecoach passengers, Mendez (Martin Balsam), Doris (Margaret Blye), Billy Lee (Peter Lazer), Audra Favor (Barbara Rush), Dr Alex Favor (Fredric March), Jessie (Diane Cilento) and John Russell (Paul Newman).
Jessie (Diane Cilento) and Mendez (Martin Balsam) watch John Russell (Paul Newman) recover his Single Action Army.
Colt Single Action Army w/ 4.75" barrel, case colored and blued, referred to as "Quick-Draw" or "Civilian" model.
Cicero Grimes (Richard Boone) stands to the left of Lamar Dean (David Canary) who is holding the SAA Quickdraw. Frank Braden (Cameron Mitchell) holds a Single Action Army on the passengers.
Frank Braden (Cameron Mitchell) holds his Single Action Army on the passengers.
The Mexican Bandit (Frank Silvera) holds a Single Action Army revolver.
Cicero (Richard Boone) holds a Single Action Army during the final standoff.

Colt Lightning Shopkeeper

When Cicero (Richard Boone) and his gang robs the stagecoach, they find what appears to be a Colt Lightning Shopkeeper revolver on Dr. Favor (Fredric March).

Colt Lightning, Shopkeeper model
Lamar Dean (David Canary) finds Dr. Favor's Colt.
John Russell collects Dr Favor's Colt Lightning Shopkeeper revolver.

Movie prop Colt Police Positive

In the final confrontation, Russell's Single Action Army appears to have been replaced in some shots with a double-action, modern Colt Police Positive revolver modified to resemble the SAA. This kind of prop was frequently used in Westerns (see the Police Positive below), when a Single Action Army was required to be discharged with the speed required by the script.

Colt Police Positive, modified to look like a Colt SAA
Russell appears to have fire his revolver in a rapid succession.
In the final confrontation, the revolver seen here appears to be a double-action, modern Colt Police Positive) revolver modified to resemble the SAA.

Shotguns

Coach Shotgun

Henry Mendez (Martin Balsam) carries a Double Barreled Coach Shotgun in the film.

Colt Model 1878 reproduction - 12 Gauge
Henry Mendez (Martin Balsam) takes aim at the bandits.
Lamar Dean (David Canary) holds the Coach shotgun.
Closeup of the double hammers.



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