|Our Man in Havana
Our Man in Havana (1959) was the second collaboration between director Carol Reed and writer Graham Greene (The Third Man). The cast included Alec Guinness, Burl Ives, Maureen O'Hara, Ernie Kovacs, Noël Coward, and Ralph Richardson and was filmed entirely on location in Havana and London. A ne’er-do-well Hoover vacuum salesman in pre-revolutionary Cuba, Jim Wormold (Guinness), is hand-picked by the British secret service to be “their man in Havana,” with surprising complications for the British, enemy agents, and the Havana Police Department.
The following weapons were used in the film Our Man in Havana:
Throughout the film, Havana police Captain Segura (Ernie Kovacs) carries a Colt M1911A1 pistol with a Cuban flag grip.
World War II Colt M1911A1 Pistol - .45 ACP
Segura’s M1911A1 with Cuban flag grip.
The lecherous Segura flirts with a nun .
Wormold relieves a drunken Segura of his weapon.
Wormold confronts the enemy agent with the Colt M1911A1.
Colt M1921 Thompson
Throughout the film, Havana police carry a Colt M1921 Thompson submachine gun.
Colt M1921A Thompson with 20-round magazine - .45 ACP
At the Havana country club.
Karabiner 98k rifles can be seen in the Havana police armory.
Karabiner 98k - German manufacture 1937 date - 7.92x57mm Mauser
The rifles are seen in the back as Cifuentes (Grégoire Aslan
, credited as Gregoire Aslan) accuses Wormold.
The rifles are seen on the left as Wormold contemplates his predicament.
The enemy agent returns fire.
Smith & Wesson Safety Hammerless
Hawthorne (Noël Coward) welcomes a guest as he holds what appears to be a Smith & Wesson Safety Hammerless revolver.
Smith & Wesson Safety Hammerless "Lemon Squeezer" - .32 WCF.
Hawthorne (Noël Coward
) welcomes a guest as he holds the revolver.