Illustrious Corpses (Cadaveri eccellenti)
Illustrious Corpses (original title Cadaveri eccellenti) is a 1976 Italian-French detective thriller directed by Francesco Rosi and starring Lino Ventura as Italian police detective Amerigo Rogas who investigates the consistent assassinations of several attorneys and judges. The investigation leads him to the political conspiracy.
The following weapons were used in the film Illustrious Corpses (Cadaveri eccellenti):
Beretta Model 70
Beretta Model 38/44
In several scenes carabiniers and soldiers carry Beretta Model 38/44 submachine guns.
During the street unrest State Police members carry rifles that appear to be Carcano M91TS.
In the final scene Italian soldiers carry rifles. They are seen only partially but the shape of the stock and rear sight allows to identify them as Beretta BM59. In the same scene paratroopers carry BM59 with folding stock.
In the final scene Browning M2HB heavy machine guns are seen mounted on Italian army tanks and APCs.
An M85 heavy machine gun is mounted on M60 tank.
In the final scene a hull-mounted machine gun is seen on the Bergepanzer 2 ARV. It appears to be an MG3 or its Italian version Beretta MG42/59.
Numerous armored vehicles are seen in the final scene when the army counters the civil unrest.