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You Can't Win 'Em All is a 1970 British war adventure film directed by Peter Collinson, screenplay written by Leo Gordon (also an actor who appears in the film as Bolek). The story takes place in 1922 during the final phase of the Greco-Turkish War. Governor Osman Bey (Grégoire Aslan) hires a group of mercenaries who have in their ranks as well as two former U.S. Army soldiers Adam Dyer (Tony Curtis) and Josh Corey (Charles Bronson), entrust the task to protect his three daughters and a shipment of gold. The desire to seize of the treasure in addition to mercenaries, has also a bandits from the mountains, the Greeks army and also turkish colonel Elci (Fikret Hakan), commander of that accompanies the shipment. Princesses with their treasures is protects by a governess and body guard Aila (Michèle Mercier), which actually works for the new Republic of Turkey.
The following weapons were used in the film You Can't Win 'Em All:
Colt New Service
Josh Corey (Charles Bronson) used a Colt New Service revolver.
Colt New Service M1917 - .45 ACP (in moon clips).
Webley Mk VI Revolver
Colonel Elci (Fikret Hakan) pulls a Webley Mk VI revolver.
Webley Mk VI Revolver - .455 Webley
Mauser C96 "Broomhandle"
Aila (Michèle Mercier) is armed with a Mauser C96 "Broomhandle" pistol.
Mauser C96 "Broomhandle" - 7.63x25mm Mauser.
M1928A1 Thompson (mocked up as a M1921A Thompson)
Various characters are seen with Colt M1928A1 Thompson submachine guns. All SMGs is fitted with vertical foregrips and a Cutts compensators removed - to look as Thompson M1921A.
M1928A1 Thompson with 50-round drum magazine, smooth barrel, and early 'simplified' rear sight that would be adopted for the M1 Thompson - .45 ACP
Colt M1921A Thompson with 50-round drum magazine - .45 ACP, for comparision.
Osman Bey (Grégoire Aslan) had to personally try out a new weapon Thompson
submachine gun. Note the simplified L-shaped rear sight and smooth barrel that allows to identify the SMG as M1928A1.
Bolek (Leo Gordon
) shoot down of his submachine gun invaders on horses
Adam Dyer (Tony Curtis) fires off the train at attacking bandits. But SMG is other (rear sight is not simplified).
Josh Corey (Charles Bronson) with a submachine gun prevents Aila's treasure.
Lee-Enfield No.1 MkIII Rifle
Greek soldiers fires from Lee-Enfield No.1 MkIII Rifles.
No.1 MkIII Enfield Rifle - .303 British
Mannlicher-Schoenauer 1903 carbine
Greek troops armed by Greek Model 1903 Carbine.
Greek Mannlicher-Schoenauer - 6.5 mm × 54 Mannlicher-Schönauer.
Mauser Gewehr 1898
Mauser Gewehr 1898 rifles are the mainstay weapon of the turkish also greek soldiers.
Mauser Gewehr 1898 - 7.92x57mm Mauser
This particular rifle has Lange-Visier
sight and carbine-length barrel. It is most likely original Gewehr 1898, converted to carbine.
The bandits in the mountains used various historical weapons, including Ottoman muskets.
Lewis Machine Gun
Gunner Reese (Tony Bonner) by Lewis Machine Gun mowed down the attackers.
Vickers Mark 1 Machine Gun with ribbed water jacket - .303 British
Bolek (Leo Gordon) did a Vickers MK1
machine gun control on the locomotive.
Gunner Reese (Tony Bonner) performs regular maintenance of the machine gun.
Ataturk's headquarters guards a soldiers with rifles and machine guns.
Hebel Flare Pistol model M1894
Greek officer gives the signal from Hebel Flare Pistol model M1894 to cease fire.
Hebel Flare Pistol M1894 - 26.5mm
Schneider-Canet 75mm field gun M. 1906
Greek artillery used the Schneider-Canet 75mm field gun M. 1906