Sheba, Baby

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Sheba, Baby
ShebaBaby-poster.jpg
Movie Poster
Country Flag of the United States.jpg USA
Directed by William Girdler
Release Date March 26, 1975
Studio American International Pictures
Distributor American International Pictures
Main Cast
Character Actor
Sheba Shayne Pam Grier
Brick Williams Austin Stoker
Andy Shayne Rudy Challenger
Pilot D'Urville Martin
Shark Dick Marrifield



The following weapons were used in the film Sheba, Baby:

Contents


Revolvers

Colt Python

Chicago private investigator Sheba Shanye (Pam Grier) carries a nickel Colt Python with a four inch barrel in a black leather shoulder holster as her primary sidearm throughout the film.

Colt Python 4" barrel - .357 Magnum. Manufactured in 1975. Fixed front sight, adjustable rear sight, serrated trigger and checkered hammer with standard markings. Fitted with checkered walnut grips with gold Colt medallions.
Sheba's holstered Colt Python is seen when she learns she has been called from Chicago to Louisville.
Sheba checks the load in her Colt Python.
Sheba aims her Colt Python during the insurance company shooting.
Sheba relaxes her grip.
Walker is intimidated by Sheba's Colt Python, which he will later refer to as "a Magnum" when describing the incident to Pilot.
Sheba opens her suitcase to find her Colt Python, MAC-10, and Beretta Model 70 as well as a box of ammunition.

Smith & Wesson Model 27

One of Pilot's thugs fires a Smith & Wesson Model 27 at Sheba and Brick.

Smith & Wesson Model 27 with 4" barrel - .357 Magnum
One of Pilot's thugs fires a Model 27 at Sheba and Brick.

Smith & Wesson Model 10

Smith & Wesson Model 10 revolvers are carried by both Louisville police and criminals.

Smith & Wesson Model 10 Revolver - .38 Special
One of Pilot's thugs fires his Model 10 as Brick tackles him.
A Louisville police officer holds his Model 10 on a gangster.

Colt Detective Special (3rd Generation)

Pilot (D'Urville Martin) carries a third generation Colt Detective Special.

Colt Detective Special 3rd Gen - .38 Special
Pilot runs through the fair with his Detective Special drawn.
Pilot aims and fires his Detective Special when he spots Sheba.

Smith & Wesson Model 10 Snub Nose

Fin (Paul Grayber), Shark's second-in-command, carries a holstered Smith & Wesson Model 10 snub nose revolver.

Smith & Wesson Model 10 snub nose revolver - .38 Special. Early Model
Fin draws his Model 10 on Shark's yacht.
Fin's holstered Model 10 is visible as Shark reprimands Sheba.

Smith & Wesson Model 36 Snub Nose

Shark (Dick Marrifield) fires a snub nose Smith & Wesson Model 36 at Sheba during the climactic boat chase.

Smith & Wesson Model 36 - .38 Special
Shark draws his Model 36.
Shark fires his Model 36 at Sheba.

Smith & Wesson Model 10HB

Smith & Wesson Model 10HB revolvers are seen throughout the film in the hands of Pilot's thugs and Louisville police officers like Sergeant Michaels (Robert Drane).

Smith & Wesson Model 10 HB (heavy barrel) revolver (Post 1950s Model) - .38 Special. Later incarnations of the Model 10 had a non-tapered heavy barrel, which leads it to be commonly mistaken for a .357 revolver.
One of Pilot's thugs fires a revolver at Sheba and Brick.
Sergeant Michaels (Robert Drane) with his revolver drawn after the insurance office shooting.

Pistols

Beretta Model 70

Sheba (Pam Grier) keeps a Beretta Model 70 in her suitcase as a backup weapon, although she is never seen holding it on screen.

Beretta Model 70 (other side) - .32 ACP
Sheba opens her suitcase to find her Colt Python, MAC-10, and Beretta Model 70 as well as a box of ammunition.

Unidentified Pistol

One of Pilot's gangsters is waylaid by Sheba and drops his compact pistol.

Sheba forces a gangster to drop his pistol.

Rifles

M16

Two of the gunmen that shoot up Andy Shayne's insurance company are armed with M16 rifles, identified as such due to slickside upper receivers. Some of Shark's boat guards also carry M16s. Sergeant Michaels (Robert Drane) fires an M16 during the boat chase.

The original M16, the first version, firing in a 20-round magazine, adopted in large numbers by the U.S. Air Force in Vietnam. This has the original 3-prong flash hider. It would later be replaced by the upgraded M16A1 - 5.56x45mm
A hired gunman fires inside the insurance company.
The other gunman's M16 muzzle.
The two M16-toting gunmen cause destruction in the office.
One of Shark's henchmen guards Pilot with his M16.
Sergeant Michaels takes aim with his M16.

J&R Engineering M80 Carbine

One of Shark's henchmen fires a J&R Engineering M80 Carbine during the climactic boat chase.

M80 Carbine - 9x19mm
One of Shark's henchmen fires at the police.

Submachine Guns

MAC-10

Sheba (Pam Grier) has a suppressed MAC-10 that she uses when boarding Shark's yacht. It is briefly handled by Fin (Paul Grayber) before Sheba takes it back. The suppressor has a very distinctive funnel shape.

MAC-10 submachine gun with Sionics Two-Stage Sound Suppressor - .45 ACP
Sheba opens her suitcase to find her Colt Python, MAC-10, and Beretta Model 70 as well as a box of ammunition.
Sheba sneaks onto Shark's yacht with a suppressed MAC-10.
Sheba moves through the yacht galley.
Fin holds Sheba's own MAC-10 on her.
Sheba fires her MAC-10.
A better angle of the MAC-10's distinctive suppressor.

M1921AC Thompson

Several of Shark's yacht guards carry M1921AC Thompson submachine guns.

Colt M1921AC Thompson with 20-round magazine - .45 ACP.
One of Shark's henchmen holds his Thompson on Pilot.
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Another of Shark's henchmen carries a Thompson on the yacht.
The henchman fires his Thompson at Sheba's escape.

Shotguns

Mossberg 500AT

A Louisville police officer responds to the insurance company shooting with a Mossberg 500AT shotgun.

Mossberg 500AT Shotgun - 12 gauge. Note the wood furniture.
A Louisville police officer, with a holstered Smith & Wesson Model 10, crouches outside the Shayne Loan Company with his Mossberg shotgun.

Winchester Model 1200

Two of the gunmen that shoot up Andy Shayne's insurance company are armed with what appear to be Winchester Model 1200 shotguns.

Winchester 1200 combat - 12 gauge.
The lead gunman holds his shotgun inside the Shayne Loan Company.
The lead gunman fires at the desk.
One of the gunmen is hit in the eye by Sheba's .357.

Machine Guns

Browning M2 Aircraft

A henchman fires a Browning M2 Aircraft mounted on the bow of Shark's yacht.

Browning M2 Aircraft, Flexible - .50 BMG
The henchman aims the Browning M2 Aircraft.
The henchman turns as he fires the machine gun.



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