War Wagon, The

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The War Wagon (1967)

The War Wagon is a 1967 Western directed by Burt Kennedy (Return of the Magnificent Seven) and stars John Wayne as Taw Jackson, a rancher who was shot and wrongly sent to prison and now seeks retribution against the corrupt businessman who stole his land and claimed the gold found on it. Taw decides to team with Lomax (Kirk Douglas), a gunslinger, on a mission to hijack a shipment of the gold that the businessman is transporting in a heavily armored stagecoach known as the "War Wagon".


The following weapons were used in the film The War Wagon:

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Single Action Army

The Single Action Army is seen used by several characters in the film including Taw Jackson (John Wayne), Lomax (Kirk Douglas) and Frank Pierce (Bruce Cabot).

Colt Single Action Army
Lomax (Kirk Douglas) and Taw Jackson (John Wayne) draw their SAA's.
Taw Jackson (John Wayne) holds his SAA on Pierce (Bruce Cabot).
Pierce (Bruce Cabot) pulls his SAA.

Winchester Model 1892

The Winchester Model 1892 is used by several characters.

Winchester Model 1892 carbine
Pierce's men carry the rifle.
Pierce's men inside the "War Wagon" fire their Winchester rifles.
Kiowa warriors hold the rifle.

Colt Gatling Gun

A Colt Gatling Gun is the main armament of the "War Wagon". It's seen mounted on a turret on the top rear of the stagecoach and is fired by Frank Pierce (Bruce Cabot).

Colt 1865 Gatling Gun - .44 Rimfire.
The Gatling Gun is seen in the turret of the "War Wagon". Note that there doesn't seem to be enough headroom at the top to actually load the gun's upright magazine.
The Gatling is fired.
Pierce (Bruce Cabot) opens up with the Gatling Gun.
The Gatling is used. Note the lack of a visible magazine.

Wall of Guns

When Taw first meets Lomax, a display of guns is seen in his private room.

WarWagon 901.jpg

Pierce's Gun Cabinet

When Taw meets Pierce, a cabinet of rifles is seen.

WarWagon 902.jpg



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