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Sorrel Flower (original title Fleur d'oseille) is a 1967 French comedy crime drama film directed by Georges Lautner. Before the robber Pierre died in a shootout with police, on unknown place he hid 400 millions francs of plunder. The widow Catherine, who gave birth to yet posthumous child, wants to find this money. After a short stay in a nursing home for unmarried mothers with new girlfriend Mary and their two children goes to the summer home high in the hills of Provence, because I think that anywhere else Pierre could not hide money. In their footsteps goes the gang of former accomplices of her husband. One of them go out from a gang and becomes her protector. Starring Mireille Darc and Henri Garcin.
The following weapons are seen in the movie Sorrel Flower (Fleur d'oseille):
Colt Detective Special
Various characters are seen with a Colt Detective Special revolver.
Colt Detective Special 1st Gen with Square Butt - .38 Special
She brought it back into the hands of Jo de Fréjus.
Smith & Wesson Victory Model
Francis (Amidou) carries a Smith & Wesson Victory Model revolver.
Smith & Wesson Victory Model - a modified and parkerized version of the .38 Special revolver, the Smith & Wesson Model 10 - the "Victory Model" is chambered in .38 S&W
Some characters carry a Browning Hi-Power pistol.
The first version of the classic pistol, developed by John Browning and Dieudonné Saive, and adopted by Belgium in 1935, the FN P-35 - 9x19mm.
"The Biker" (Roger Mailles
) (left) with his Bowning Hi-Power in a holster.
Chief of the gang, Albert Roza (André Pousse
) (left) with his gun in hand.
Freddy "Philosopher" (Albert Podavini) is armed with a Walther PP pistol.
Post war Walther PP Pistol - .32 ACP. Though most of the pistols built immediately after the war were made by Manurhin of France (under license), the guns are marked "Made in West Germany".
Freddy "Philosopher" (in middle) holds his Walther PP in hand.
Freddy tries to stealthily get closer to Catherine (Mireille Darc
Mauser C96 "Broomhandle"
Jeannot (Dominique Zardi) and "The Limping" (Marcel Gassouk) use Mauser C96 "Broomhandle"s.
Pre-War dated Mauser C96 "Broomhandle" Commercial Version - 7.63x25mm Mauser. Note the rear tangent sight; in something of a display of wishful thinking, the C96's sight is adjustable for ranges up to 1000 meters. Later examples had a sight adjustable to a still unrealistic 500 meters. C96 pistols with fixed rear sights are very rare.
C96 "Broomhandle" Mauser fitted with holster/stock combo - 7.63x25mm Mauser
Jeannot (Dominique Zardi) holds his Mauser C96 in firefight.
"The Limping" (Marcel Gassouk) has gun fitted with a stock.
Gevarm Type D4
The French policemen and some thugs are armed with Gevarm Type D4 submachine guns.
M3 "Grease Gun"
"The musician" (Bob Sissa) (left) carries a M3 "Grease Gun".
Sten Mk V
Freddy "Philosopher" (Albert Podavini) used also a Sten Mk V submachine gun.
Freddy fired at the policemen from the car ...
... and in firefight with the defenders of the fortress.
Mauser 98 Sporter
Jo de Fréjus (Henri Garcin) is equipped with a Mauser 98 Sporter sniper rifle. Also Jeannot (Dominique Zardi) used this gun.
German-style Mauser 98 sporter, similar to the one used in the film.
The rifle lying between the other weapons in the trunk.
Jo de Fréjus has a sights of his sniper rifle on one of Roza's men.
Jeannot (Dominique Zardi) trying to hit in night shining defender.
High Standard Model K-1200 Riot Deluxe Model
Jo de Fréjus (Henri Garcin) own also a High Standard Model K-1200 Riot Deluxe Model shotgun.
High Standard Model K-1200 Riot Deluxe Model (Catalog # 8113) FLITE KING Shotgun - 12 gauge. The Riot Deluxe Model came with an 18 1/8th inch barrel and rifle sights.
Jo takes his weapon and goes into action ...
... he charging shotgun during firefight.
Jo shoots shotgun at Roza's man.
12 Gauge Double Barreled Shotgun
Catherine (Mireille Darc) buy for the defense a pair of 12 gauge double barreled shotguns.
1960s Era Commercial Stevens hammerless side by side shotgun - 12 gauge.
Catherine charges her weapon.
From the window shot at besiegers fortress.
Jo de Fréjus (Henri Garcin
) cut a barrel one of shotguns and created a short weapon.
And teaches Catherine from it precisely shooting.
Catherine during the firefight replaced both weapons.
Mk 2 hand grenade
Jo de Fréjus (Henri Garcin) carries in the trunk of his car also a Mk 2 hand grenade.
Mk 2 "Pineapple" High-Explosive Fragmentation hand grenade
DF 37 hand grenade
In defense of the fortress, however, Jo de Fréjus (Henri Garcin) uses a DF 37 hand grenade.
DF 37/46 hand grenade with Mle 1935 fuse.
In addition to stocks of ammunition is on the table also a unknown hand grenade.
The next grenade holds in his hand Jo and is about to throw it out the window.