Sahara (1983)

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Sahara
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Movie poster
Country Flag of the United States.jpg United States
UKD.jpg UK
Directed by Andrew V. McLaglen
Release Date 1983
Language English
Studio Cabal Film
Cannon Group
Distributor Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
Main Cast
Character Actor
Dale Gordon Brooke Shields
Mr. Gordon Steve Forrest
Jaffar Lambert Wilson
Rasoul John Rhys-Davies
Cambridge John Mills
String Cliff Potts
Andy Perry Lang
Eric von Glessing Horst Buchholz
Beg Ronald Lacey



Sahara is a 1983 British-American adventure romance film about automobile race in the Sahara in 1927, directed by Andrew V. McLaglen and starring Brooke Shields, Lambert Wilson, Horst Buchholz, John Rhys-Davies, and John Mills. The film was one of the biggest-budgeted films released by Cannon Pictures and proved to be one of the studio's biggest flops. Lambert Wilson happened to also co-star in the unrelated 2005 action film with the same name.


The following weapons were used in the film Sahara (1983):

Contents


Hand Guns

Webley Mk VI Revolver

Jaffar (Lambert Wilson) carries a Webley Mk VI revolver.

Webley Mk VI Revolver - .455 Webley
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Mauser C96 "Broomhandle"

Eric von Glessing (Horst Buchholz) own a Mauser C96 "Broomhandle" pistol.

Pre-War dated Mauser C96 "Broomhandle" Commercial Version - 7.63x25mm Mauser.
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Rifles

M1903 Springfield

A crew of the Gordon's car - String (Cliff Potts) and Andy (Perry Lang) are armed with a M1903 Springfields.

Springfield M1903 Transitional (pre-WW2) issue - .30-06
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Carcano M91/38 Short Rifle

The fighters of nomad tribes including Jaffar (Lambert Wilson) are seen with a Carcano M91/38 Short Rifles. Dale (Brooke Shields) also uses this weapon.

Carcano M91/38 Short Rifle for Cavalry - 6.5mm
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Lee-Enfield No.1 MkIII

Rasoul (John Rhys-Davies), Jaffar (Lambert Wilson) and some nomad tribe fighters are armed with Lee-Enfield No.1 MkIII rifles.

No.1 MkIII Enfield Rifle - .303 British
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Custom SMLE

Beg (Ronald Lacey) used an unknown custom type of SMLE rifle.

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Mauser Gewehr 1898

The RasoulĀ“s guard are equipped also with Mauser Gewehr 1898 rifles.

Mauser Gewehr 1898 - 7.92x57mm Mauser
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Jezail musket

Rasoul (John Rhys-Davies) has in his tent Jezail musket.

Jezail musket
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MAS-36

One of the Tuaregs carries the anachronic MAS-36 rifle on his back.

MAS-36 - 7.5x54mm French
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Lebel 1886

French soldiers carry Lebel 1886 rifles.

Lebel Model 1886 Rifle - 8x50Rmm
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Machine Guns

Lewis Gun

Beg (Ronald Lacey) acquires a Aircraft Mounted Lewis Gun, which was later mounted on an armored vehicle.

Aircraft mounted Lewis Gun - .303 British
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Browning M2 Aircraft

Into the armory car is also mounted the Browning M2 Aircraft heavy machine gun.

Browning M2 Aircraft - .50 BMG
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Others

Canon de 65 M (montagne) modele 1906

The Sahara rally was started by a shot from a Canon de 65 M (montagne) modele 1906 pack howitzer.

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