Poppies Are Also Flowers (also known as The Poppy Is Also a Flower, Danger Grows Wild and The Opium Connection) is a 1966 made for TV adventure movie directed by Terence Young and based on an idea by Ian Fleming. An international group of anti-narcotics agents struggles against drug traffic in the Middle East and Europe.
The following weapons are seen in the movie Poppies Are Also Flowers:
Smith & Wesson Military & Police Revolver
Smith & Wesson Military & Police revolvers are used in the opening scene by Benson (Stephen Boyd) and his men. Later M&P revolvers are carried by several of Colonel Salem's officers.
Smith & Wesson Model M&P Revolver with 5" Barrel - .38 Special
Benson fires his revolver.
Benson's assistant with his revolver.
Two of Colonel Salem's officers, disguised as nomads, arrest Salah Rahman Khan (Hugh Griffith
Mauser Pocket Pistol
A Mauser Pocket Pistol, supposedly a Model 1910, is carried by Linda Benson (Angie Dickinson) in the scene in Tehran hotel.
1910 Mauser Pocket Pistol - 6.35mm
Another view of the pistol.
Linda Benson with her pistol in hand.
Colt Model 1903
A Colt Model 1903 is Coley Jones' (E.G. Marshall) personal weapon. In the scene in the Tehran hotel the pistol is taken from Jones by Linda Benson (Angie Dickinson). In the final scene Linda Benson holds the pistol herself and then returns it to Jones.
Colt Model 1903 Pocket Hammerless Pistol Blued - .32 ACP
Linda Benson hits Martin (Harold Sakata
) with the grip of Jones' pistol in the final scene.
Jones gets his pistol back.
MAB Model D Type II
In the final scene, Coley Jones (E.G. Marshall) uses a MAB Model D Type II pistol.
MAB Model D Type II - .32 ACP
Jones puts the pistol back in its holster.
An M1911A1 is the personal weapon of Colonel Salem (Yul Brynner).
World War II Colt M1911A1 Pistol - .45 ACP. This was an issued U.S. Army pistol with parkerized finish, thus the official designation of M1911A1
Various characters are seen with unidentified pistols.
Several of Colonel Salem's soldiers carry M1A1 Thompson SMGs.
M1A1 Thompson with 30-round magazine - .45 ACP
Several men hold Thompsons including the one at the right.
A barrel of a Thompson is seen at the right.
Several of Colonel Salem's soldiers carry submachine guns that aren't identified. Some ideas about them can be find on Discussion page.
A man on the left carries an SMG on his back.
A man on the left holds an SMG.
During several scenes in the Iranian desert, M1 Garand rifles are seen in hands of both Salah Rahman Khan's brigands and Colonel Salem's soldiers.
M1 Garand semiautomatic Rifle with leather M1917 sling - .30-06
A brigand fires his Garand.
Colonel Salem's soldiers, disguised as nomads, carry Garands.
A barrel of a Garand is seen on the left.
During several scenes in the Iranian desert, Lee-Enfield No.1 Mk.III rifles are seen in the hands of various brigands.
Lee-Enfield No.1 Mk.III* - .303 British
A brigand holds an SMLE rifle in the opening scene.
At least one of Colonel Salem's men carries a rifle that looks like a Lee-Enfield No.4 Mk.I.
Lee-Enfield No.4 Mk.I - .303 British
Unidentified sporterized rifle
During several scenes in the Iranian desert sporterized rifles, supposedly Mausers, are carried by various brigands and drug traders.
German-style Mauser 98 Sporter Model B - 7.92x57mm Mauser
A brigand with sporterized rifle is seen behind Benson (Stephen Boyd
A brigand with a sporterized rifle is seen behind Galam Khan (Jean-Claude Pascal
). Next to him another brigand carries an SMLE
The barrel of a sporterized rifle.
Various unidentified rifles
Various rifles are seen during the scenes in the Iranian desert. These scenes were filmed in Iran, so the rifles (or some of them) may be of VZ-98/29 Persian Mauser model.
Guards with bayonets affixed rifles are seen in the background.
A Mauser rifle is seen on the back of one of Colonel Salem's men.
A brigand with a rifle is seen at the left.
A brigand on the left carries a rifle.
A man with a Mauser-style rifle is seen behind Colonel Salem.