Mob City

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Mob City
MobCity.jpg
Country Flag of the United States.jpg USA
Channel TNT
Genre Crime
Broadcast 2013
No. of Seasons 1
No. of Episodes 6
Main Cast
Character Actor
Joe Teague Jon Bernthal
William H. Parker Neal McDonough
Jasmine Fontaine Alexa Davalos
Sid Rothman Robert Knepper
Ned Staxx Milo Ventimiglia
Hal Morrison Jeffrey DeMunn
Bugsy Siegel Edward Burns



Mob City is a 2013 crime series created by Frank Darabont and focuses on the conflict between the mob and the LAPD that started in the late 1940s. The series was based on the novel L.A. Noir: The Struggle for the Soul of America's Most Seductive City by John Buntin and premiered in the US on the TNT network on December 4, 2013.

The following weapons were used in the television series Mob City:


Contents


Handguns

Colt Detective Special

What appears to be snub nose Colt Detective Special revolvers are used by mobsters and LAPD officers in the series.

Colt Detective Special 1st Gen with Square Butt - .38 Special
Joe (Jon Bernthal) uses the snub revolver near the end of "A Guy Walks Into a Bar" (S1E01).
Joe holds the revolver near the end of "A Guy Walks Into a Bar" (S1E01).
Sid Rothman (Robert Knepper) dual-wields the revolvers near the end of "Reason to Kill a Man" (S1E02).
Sid fires a couple of Colt Detective Special revolvers to execute two mobsters near the end of "Reason to Kill a Man" (S1E02). Note that the ejector rod is longer than the typical Colt Detective Special.
On the left, a gangster opens fire with the revolver in "Red Light" (S1E03).

Colt Police Positive

What appears to be Colt Police Positive revolvers are used throughout the series.

Colt Police Positive - .38 Special.
A bootlegger holds what appears to be a Colt revolver in "A Guy Walks Into a Bar" (S1E01).
One of Dragna's men holding a Colt Official Police revolver on Siegel's lawyer Ned Staxx (Milo Ventimiglia) in "The Banana Majesty" (S1E04).

Smith & Wesson M&P revolver

Smith & Wesson Model M&P revolvers appear to be carried by LAPD officers during a shootout in 1927. The revolvers are used with suppressors in "Red Light" (S1E03).

Smith & Wesson Model M&P Revolver with 5" Barrel - .38 Special
A young William Parker (Peter Smith) armed with the M&P revolver as a patrolman while taking cover. (S1E02)
Mobsters use the revolvers with suppressors in "Red Light" (S1E03).

Smith & Wesson M&P (Nickel Snub)

Detective Joe Teague (Jon Bernthal) carries what appears to be a nickel snub Smith & Wesson M&P revolver as his sidearm.

Smith & Wesson M&P (Nickel Snub) - .38 Special
The revolver in Joe's shoulder holster in "A Guy Walks Into a Bar" (S1E01).
Detective Joe Teague (Jon Bernthal) draws what appears to be a nickel snub Smith & Wesson M&P revolver in "Red Light" (S1E03).
During the carousel shootout, Joe pulls out the revolver in "Red Light" (S1E03).
Joe with the revolver in "Red Light" (S1E03).
In the center, a mobster uses the nickel revolver in "Red Light" (S1E03).
In "His Banana Majesty" (S1E04), Joe takes out his revolver.

Smith & Wesson M&P snub revolver

Snub-nosed Smith & Wesson M&P revolvers are used by both LAPD and gangsters.

Smith & Wesson Model 10 Early Model - .38 Special.
Closeup of the revolvers in "Red Light" (S1E03).

M1911A1

The M1911A1 is wielded by gangsters in the series.

Colt Government Model (M1911A1) Pistol Commercial - .45 ACP
In a flashback, Bugsy Siegel (Edward Burns) is seen with the M1911A1 in "Red Light" (S1E03).
The pistol is seen used in "Red Light" (S1E03).
Dewey (Scott MacDonald) holds the M1911A1 during the carousel shootout in "Red Light" (S1E03).
One of the mob hitmen wields the M1911A1 during the carousel shootout in "Red Light" (S1E03).
Bugsy Siegel (Edward Burns) is seen with the M1911A1 in the season finale "Stay Down" (S1E06).

Mauser C96

A Mauser C96 is used by Terry Mandel (Richard Brake) during a hit in "Oxpecker" (S1E05).

Mauser C96 in silver finish - 7.63x25mm Mauser
Terry Mandel (Richard Brake) uses the Mauser in "Oxpecker" (S1E05).
Terry Mandel (Richard Brake) holds the Mauser in "Oxpecker" (S1E05).

Shotguns

12 Gauge Double Barreled Shotgun

A Short barreled Side by Side Shotgun is used by Sid Rothman (Robert Knepper) to blast a ratting mobster in "A Guy Walks Into a Bar" (S1E01). Sid later holds a freshly sawed-off shotgun in "His Banana Majesty" (S1E04). Another is used by a mob assassin near the end of "Oxpecker" (S1E05).

Stevens 311R (sawed-off) - 12 gauge.
This is the screen used Zabala short barreled shotgun used by Denzel Washington in the film Man on Fire, very similar to Tony's lupara on The Sopranos.
The sawed-off shotgun before being fired in the confessional booth in "A Guy Walks Into a Bar" (S1E01).
Sid holds the double barreled shotguns before the barrels are cut off in "His Banana Majesty" (S1E04).
Sid later holds a freshly sawed-off shotgun in "His Banana Majesty" (S1E04).
Sid holds the shotgun in "His Banana Majesty" (S1E04).
Closeup of the shotgun used by a mob assassin in "Oxpecker" (S1E05).
Terry Mandel (Richard Brake) uses the shotgun in "Oxpecker" (S1E05).

Winchester Model 12

The Winchester Model 12 shotgun is used throughout the series.

Winchester Model 1912 Riot Gun - 12 gauge
A bootlegger holds the Winchester Model 1912 shotgun in "A Guy Walks into a Bar" (S1E01).
An armed robber aims his loaded Winchester 1912 at a young William Parker after he gives up his service revolver in "Reason to Kill a Man" (S1E02).
A young William Parker (Peter Smith) moves the pumping handle to remove a 12 gauge shell from the Winchester Model 1912 at the start of "Reason to Kill a Man" (S1E02).
A gangster takes up the shotgun in "Red Light" (S1E03).

Winchester Model 1897

Winchester Model 1897 shotguns are also used in the series.

Winchester Model 1897 Riot Gun - 12 gauge.
A bootlegger in New York in 1925 prepares to open fire with the 1897 at Bugsy, Meyer and Sid. (S1E01)

Submachine Guns

Thompson M1921AC

M1921AC Thompsons are seen throughout the series, notably in flashbacks to the 1920's.

Colt M1921AC Thompson with 50-round drum magazine - .45 ACP.
Bugsy, Meyer and Sid open fire with their M1921ACs at bootleggers in New York in 1925. (S1E01)
Colt M1921AC Thompson with Cutts compensator and 50-round drum magazine - .45 ACP.
In 1927, an LAPD officer holds the Thompson with a Cutts compensator at the start of "Reason to Kill a Man". (S1E02)
Siegel's men open fire with Thompsons in "His Banana Majesty" (S1E04). These appear to be fitted with 100 round magazines.

Rifles

M1 Carbine

Joe Teague keeps an M1 Carbine in the trunk of his police car. He first is seen taking it out in "A Guy Walks Into a Bar" (S1E01). Note that this is a period correct M1, lacking the bayonet lug (which was not added until the Korean War).

World War II Era M1 Carbine, with Dark Walnut Stock, 'L' peep sight and no bayonet lug - correct for most of WWII, shown with khaki sling and Magazine pouch for buttstock - .30 Carbine
Joe aims the M1 Carbine at mobsters during an item exchange. (S1E01)
Joe uses his M1 Carbine during the carousel shootout in "Red Light" (S1E03).
Joe uses his M1 Carbine in the season finale "Stay Down" (S1E06).

Other

Kampfpistole Z

Joe Teague (Jon Bernthal) is seen using what appears to be a Kampfpistole Z flare gun in "A Guy Walks Into a Bar" (S1E01).

German Flare Gun 1944 No. 2
The Kampfpistole Z in the trunk of Joe's sedan in "A Guy Walks Into a Bar" (S1E01).
Loading the Kampfpistole Z with a flare round in "A Guy Walks Into a Bar" (S1E01).

Mk II Hand Grenade

Leslie Shermer (Iddo Goldberg) threatens Rothman and his men with a Mk II Hand Grenade in "Stay Down" (S1E06).

Mk 2 "Pineapple" High-Explosive Fragmentation hand grenade
Leslie Shermer (Iddo Goldberg) threatens Rothman and his men with a Mk II Hand Grenade in "Stay Down" (S1E06).
Closeup of the grenade in "Stay Down" (S1E06).



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