Real Glory, The

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The Real Glory
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Movie poster
Country Flag of the United States.jpg United States
Directed by Henry Hathaway
Release Date 1939
Language English
Spanish
Studio The Samuel Goldwyn Company
Distributor United Artists
Main Cast
Character Actor
Dr. Bill Canavan Gary Cooper
Lt. Terence McCool David Niven
Linda Hartley Andrea Leeds
Capt. Steve Hartley Reginald Owen
Lieutenant Yabo Rudy Robles


The Real Glory is a 1939 action film directed by Henry Hathaway starring Gary Cooper and David Niven.


The following weapons were used in the film The Real Glory:

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Colt New Army & Navy

The Colt New Army & Navy revolver, chambered in .38 long colt caliber, was adopted by the U.S. Army in 1892, and it remained in service until it was replaced by the Colt M1911. The round's dismal performance against the Moro tribesmen in the Philippines (as displayed in this movie), forced the Army to re-adopt the 1873 Colt Single Action Army in .45 Colt, as a emergency response.

Colt New Army - .38 Colt Mfd 1889-1905
Dr. Bill Canavan (Gary Cooper) pulls his Colt New Army & Navy revolver in "The Real Glory".
Lt. McCool (David Niven) fires from his revolver in the final fight.

The revolvers used by Gary Cooper and David Niven in the movie, have Stag grips (or, probably, a plastic imitation).

Colt New Army revolver in "The Real Glory"
Colt New Army revolver in "The Real Glory"
Capt. Steve Hartley (Reginald Owen) (second from left) with his sidearm in holster.
Top Sergeant (Luke Chan) fired his gun.

Winchester Model 1897

The Winchester Model 1897 pump-action shotgun is prominently displayed in the movie.

Winchester Model 1897 - 12 gauge. This is an imported copy of the non-take down version of the Winchester 1897 Shotgun (a Norinco 97W shotgun, imported by IAC).
Lieutenant Yabo (Rudy Robles) aims an his Winchester 1897 shotgun.
Dr. Bill Canavan (Gary Cooper) carrying a Winchester 1897 shotgun in "The Real Glory"
Capt. Steve Hartley (Reginald Owen) holds a Winchester 1897 shotgun in his hand.

Krag-Jørgensen Rifle

The Krag-Jørgensen Rifle was actually a Norwegian design. The United States version, chambered in .30-40 Krag, was adopted by the US Army. This rifle had a distinctive magazine, that was integral with the receiver, featuring an opening on the right hand side with a hinged cover.

US Property Marked Krag-Jørgensen Model 1896 Rifle - .30-40 Krag
US Army soldiers with his rifles on back.
Krag-Jorgensen rifle in "The Real Glory"
Alipang (Tetsu Komai) (left) holds M1899 Philippine Constabulary Krag-Jorgensen rifle.

Gatling Gun

We can see 2 different Gatling Machine Guns in the movie.

Colt Gatling Gun - .45-70.
Colt Model 1883 Gatling Gun - .45-70
Lt. Terence McCool (David Niven) firing a Colt Model 1883 Gatling Gun in "The Real Glory".
Dr. Bill Canavan (Gary Cooper) with a Colt Model 1873 Gatling Gun.

Hotchkiss Mountain Gun

US Army troop also equipped with a Hotchkiss Mountain Gun.

M1886 Hotchkiss light mountain rifle - 42 mm (1.65 in)
The rebels seized a gun.



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