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The Gambler (Bob le flambeur)

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The Gambler (Bob le flambeur)
Bob le flambeur Poster.jpg
Original French Poster
Country FRA.jpg France
Directed by Jean-Pierre Melville
Release Date 1956
Language French
Studio Organisation Générale Cinématographique
Play Art
Productions Cyme
Main Cast
Character Actor
Bob Montagné Roger Duchesne
Anne Isabelle Corey
Paolo Daniel Cauchy
Commissaire Ledru Guy Decomble
Roger André Garet
Marc Gérard Buhr

The Gambler (original title Bob le flambeur) is a 1956 French crime noir drama directed by Jean-Pierre Melville. In 2002 the movie was remade as The Good Thief.

The following weapons were used in the film The Gambler (Bob le flambeur):

Luger P08

Several gangsters, including Paolo (Daniel Cauchy), carry Luger P08 pistols.

Luger P08 - 9x19mm
A gangster at the right holds a Luger during the training of the heist.
Paolo fires his Luger.

Mauser C96 "Bolo"

One of the gangsters is armed with a Mauser C96 "Bolo" pistol.

Mauser C96 Short Barreled "Bolo" Model - 7.63x25mm Mauser
A gangster holds his Mauser during the training of the heist. Note the short barrel.
The same gangster with Mauser is seen at the background in the final scene.


Several gangsters are armed with M1911A1-style pistols.

Pre-War Colt M1911A1 Pistol - Commercial Model known as the "Colt Government Model" - .45 ACP. This has a deep Colt factory blued finish, common for commercial variants before and after the war.
A gangster at the left holds an M1911-style pistol during the training of the heist.
A gangster with M1911 in the final scene.

Beretta M1934

A Beretta M1934 pistol is seen in Bob's bedside table. It isn't used in action.

Beretta Model 1934 - .380 ACP
Bob le flambeur-Beretta-1.jpg

Various pistols

Various unidentified pistols are seen in hands of police detectives in the final scene.

A detective holds a pistol in the final scene.
Two detectives with pistols arrest a gangster.


MAS-38 SMGs are used by police detectives in the final scene.

MAS-38 Submachine gun - 7.65mm
Police detectives fire at gangsters.
A close view of the MAS-38.
A police detective with MAS-38 arrests Bob.

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