Last Stand at Saber River
Last Stand at Saber River is a 1997 made for television Western that originally aired in the US on TNT. The film was based on a novel by Elmore Leonard (Hombre) and starred Tom Selleck and Suzi Amis.
The following weapons were used in the film Last Stand at Saber River:
Colt 1860 Army with Richards Conversion
Paul Cable (Tom Selleck) carries as his sidearm in the film a Colt 1860 Army with a Richards conversion to shoot metallic cartridges.
This revolver was custom built for Tom Selleck by Ken Howell of R&D Gun Shop. Mr. Howell provided custom firearms as well for Selleck in 2001's Crossfire Trail and Monte Walsh (2002).
Colt 1860 Army with Richards Conversion. Hero Colt used by Tom Selleck
in the film Last Stand at Saber River
Colt 1860 Army
Several men including Austin Dodd (Patrick Kilpatrick) carry Colt 1860 Army revolvers.
Colt 1860 Army .44 caliber.
Cable takes Austin Dodd's revolver.
Edward Janroe (David Dukes) uses a LeMat Revolver towards the end of the film, appropriate since it was associated with the Confederacy and Janroe is still trying to win the war for the South.
LeMat 1861 current reproduction (Cavalry version) - .36 or .44 caliber.
Cable is also seen using a .44-40 Henry rifle in the film. His rifle has a custom engraved receiver. Another Henry rifle is seen in the hands of Manuel (Raymond Cruz).
Closeup of Cable's Henry rifle receiver.
Spencer 1860 Saddle Ring Carbine
The Spencer 1860 Carbine is seen used by both Martha Cable (Suzi Amis) and Vern Kidston (Keith Carradine), as well as several other characters.
Spencer 1860 Carbine - .56-56 RF.
Martha Cable (Suzi Amis
) holds the Spencer carbine.
Manuel (Raymond Cruz
) running with the Spencer. It is common to confuse it with a Sharps, but a close examination confirms that this is a Spencer.
Firing the Spencer rifle, identified in part by the unique saddle ring attachment.
M1819 Hall Carbine
What appears to be the carbine model of the M1819 Hall rifle is seen in a crate that Manuel throws out from his stagecoach. This weapon is seen in the hands of Billy Dancy (Rex Linn) and Austin Dodd (Patrick Kilpatrick).
On the right, the weapon is seen in the hands of Billy Dancy (Rex Linn
12 Gauge Double Barreled Shotgun
A 12 Gauge Double Barreled Shotgun is used by several characters in the film, notably Martha Cable (Suzi Amis).
Colt 1878 coach gun - 12 Gauge.
Originalprop.com is a website that provided some background information for firearms used onscreen by Tom Selleck in Crossfire Trail, Monte Walsh (2002) and Last Stand At Saber River.