Red Sun

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Red Sun
Red Sun-poster.jpg
Cinema poster - USA
Country FRA.jpg France
ITA.jpg Italia
ESP.jpg Spain
Directed by Terence Young
Release Date 1971
Language English
Studio Les Films Corona
Oceania Produzioni Internazionali Cinematografiche
Producciones Balcázar S.A.
Distributor National General Pictures
Main Cast
Character Actor
Link Stuart Charles Bronson
Kuroda Jubie Toshirô Mifune
Cristina Ursula Andress
Gotch 'Gauche' Kink Alain Delon
Mace Guido Lollobrigida
Hyatt Anthony Dawson
Miguel Gianni Medici
Sheriff Stone Georges Lycan
Chato Luc Merenda

Red Sun (French title: Soleil rouge) is a 1971 French-Italian-Spanish Western film directed by Terence Young (Dr. No) and starred Charles Bronson, Toshirô Mifune, Alain Delon and Ursula Andress. Despite having French-Italian-Spanish production companies, the film was shot in English.

The following weapons were used in the movie Red Sun (Soleil rouge):


Single Action Army Revolver

Colt Single Action Army w/ 5.5" barrel known as the "Artillery" model. The most common of the SAA revolvers as it is just the right length. - .45 Long Colt
The genuine revolver, used by Alain Delon. Image from Cornette de Saint Cyr website.
Belt and holster, used in the movie.
Gotch Kink (Alain Delon) is a dangerous killer with a Colt "Artillery" model.
Desperado Link Stuart (Charles Bronson) is equally good shot, but does not kill anyone unnecessarily.
His revolver had seized Cristine (Ursula Andress) - no idea that it is not charged!
An attempt of sheriff Stone (Georges Lycan) to arrest Link Stuart was not successful.
The officer prevents train with a cargo moneys with a revolver in his hand..
For the bandit Miguel (Gianni Medici) missed a time for shot.
Indian Chief waving a SAA revolver above his head.

Winchester Model 1894

Winchester 1894 - 0.30-30.
Link Stuart (Charles Bronson) is armed by Winchester Model 1894 rifle
The bandits compiles weapons hidden in the luggage directly between the passengers.
The bandit with the gun during the attack on the mail train.
Hyatt (Anthony Dawson) disarmed and capture Link, and is about to kill him.
Gotch (Alain Delon) a rifle to Link again gives, when goes the Indians attack.
Rare sword hinders Chato (Luc Merenda) in shooting - thought Kuroda.
Cristina (Ursula Andress) received one rifle and by shots deducts Indians one after another.

Carcano M91

The soldiers accompanying the mail train, and the several Indians is later, had used Mannlicher rifles, most probably the Carcano M91. In reality, the US Army then used a single-shot Springfield rifles.

Carcano M91 Long Rifle - 6.5x52mm
Soldier-Mauser 98 rifle.jpg
The Indians also had several military rifles.

Alternative posters

Spanish version - Solo rojo
French version - Red Sun

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