Trouble Man is a 1972 Blaxploitation film directed by Ivan Dixon starring Robert Hooks, Paul Winfield, and Ralph Waite. The film would be otherwise forgettable if not for its soundtrack by R&B/soul legend Marvin Gaye, who incorporated tracks from the soundtrack into his live performances for the rest of his career.
The following guns were used in the film Trouble Man (1972):
All of the hoods holding up the dice game are armed with Auto-Ordnance M1911A1s. None of them are fired.
Auto-Ordnance M1911A1 - .45 ACP. This is a well worn blank adapted movie gun used in multiple World War 2 movies as a substitute for the Colt M1911A1
The slanted slide serrations indicate that these are Auto-Ordnance M1911A1s.
An Auto-Ordnance M1911A1 next to the dead Abbey Walsh (John Edwards).
Colt Model 1903/1908
Chalky Price (Paul Winfield) shoots Abbey Walsh (John Edwards) with a Colt Model 1903/1908.
Colt Model 1903 Pocket Hammerless Pistol Blued - .32 ACP
The lack of a hammer can be seen here.
Colt Detective Special
Various characters are armed with Colt Detective Specials.
Colt Detective Special 1st Gen - .38 Special
T stages a shootout between himself and the now dead Big (Julius Harris
T fires the dropped DS from Big's dead hand.
FN Browning 1903
T takes a FN Browning 1903 off of one of Big's (Julius Harris) henchmen. He later lays it down on Big's desk.
FN Browning Model 1903 Pocket - 9 x 20mm Browning Long
T pulls out the FN Browning 1903 taken from Big's henchman.
Note the size difference between the DS on the left and the FN Browning 1903.
Winchester Model 1897
Various characters are seen with Winchester Model 1897 shotguns.
Winchester Model 1897 Riot Gun - 12 Gauge
One of the Bogus Cops (Harrison Page
) rushes in with his Winchester 1897.
The other Bogus Cop (William Stevens
) with a Winchester 1897. The fact that these two "cops" were wearing gloves should've been a giveaway.
One of Pete Cockrell's (Ralph Waite
) henchmen with a Winchester 1897 at his Century City penthouse.
Another henchman with a Winchester 1897.
T's sidearm is a Beretta M1951. One of the Bogus Cops (Harrison Page) takes it away and uses it.
The Beretta 1951 in T's shoulder holster.
The Bogus Cop with T's Beretta 1951.
The discard Beretta 1951 on a pool table.
Star Model B
With his Beretta confiscated, T sneaks some weapons out of the LAPD evidence room, including a Star Model B. He uses it for the rest of the film.
Star Model B Pistol, blued finish - 9x19mm
T gets his money from Chalky.
T fires on Chalky's henchmen.
T reloads his Star Model B. This shows the lack of a grip safety.
This shot shows the Star Model B's external extractor.
Smith & Wesson Model 36
One of Chalky's henchmen is armed with a Smith & Wesson Model 36
Smith & Wesson Model 36 - .38 Special
Colt Pocket Positive
T also takes a Colt Pocket Positive from the evidence room.
Colt Pocket Positive second model with 2 1/2" barel, manufactured in 1929 - .32 Colt New Police
T checks the Pocket Positive between he goes to Pete's penthouse.
One of Pete Cockrell's (Ralph Waite) henchman draws a Colt M1911A1, but never is able to fire it.
World War II Colt M1911A1 Pistol - .45 ACP
Sawn-off Double Barreled Shotgun
T takes a Sawn-off Double Barreled Shotgun off a henchman and uses it for the rest of his assault.
This is the actual screen used Spanish Zabala Shotgun held and used by The Skull (Geno Silva
) in Scarface - 12 gauge.
T holds Frank (Wayne Storm
) at gunpoint with his own shotgun.
T fires the shotgun one-handed.
Pete Cockrell (Ralph Waite) uses a Luger P08 during his final stand.