The following firearms were used in the film Thunder Road:
Vernon Doolin (Trevor Bardette) keeps a late war substitute-standard Arisaka T - 99 Rifle near his still in Rillow Valley, Tennessee, grabbing it when he hears someone approach.
Arisaka T-99 Substitute Standard - 7.7 x 58mm Japanese.
Vernon lowers his Arisaka when he sees his oldest son approach him.
Luke Doolin (Robert Mitchum) loads a Browning Auto-5 shotgun that he keeps in the back of his 1950 Ford when running whiskey through the mountains.
Browning Auto 5 (pre WW2) - 12 gauge
Luke pulls some shells from his coat pocket to load into the shotgun.
Luke turns the shotgun over after loading it.
Robin Doolin (James Mitchum
) takes the shotgun to place it in Luke's car.
Remington Model 31
Carl Kogan's henchmen, including Lucky (Peter Hornsby), use Remington Model 31 shotguns to try and shoot Luke Doolin's car off the road.
Remington Model 31 - 12 gauge
A henchman aims at Luke's Ford.
Lucky stands with his shotgun.
Lucky turns the shotgun slightly to offer a different angle.
Smith & Wesson Model 10
One of Kogan's henchmen fires at Luke's Ford with a Smith & Wesson Model 10.
Smith & Wesson Model M&P Revolver - .38 Special
The henchman fires his Model 10 from the passenger seat of a pursuing car.
Colt Detective Special
ATF agent Troy Barrett (Gene Barry) carries a Colt Detective Special in his hip holster.
Colt Detective Special 1st Gen - .38 Special
Barrett's Colt is visible in his holster as he confronts the moonshiners.
While hiding out in Henderson City, Luke Doolin (Robert Mitchum) keeps a M1911A1 close by him in bed. He later tucks it in his waistband when confronting Stacey Gouge (Peter Breck).
World War II issued Colt M1911A1 Pistol - .45 ACP
Luke lays in bed, holding his 1911A1.
Luke sleeps in the motel bed, 1911A1 within arm's reach.