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Action Man (Le soleil des voyous)

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Action Man (Le soleil des voyous)
Le Soleil Des Voyous Poster Poster.jpg
Original French Poster
Country FRA.jpg France
ITA.jpg Italy
Directed by Jean Delannoy
Release Date 1967
Language French
Studio Fida Cinematografica
Les Films Copernic
Maurice Jacquin Films
Main Cast
Character Actor
Denis Farrand Jean Gabin
Jim Beckley Robert Stack
Betty Margaret Lee
Mr. Henri Jean Topart
Marie-Jeanne Farrand Suzanne Flon
Maurice Labrousse Walter Giller

Action Man (original title Le soleil des voyous ("The sun of thugs")) is a 1967 French-Italian crime drama directed by Jean Delannoy and starring Jean Gabin as Denis Farrand, a retired criminal turned bar owner who decides to commit one more bank theft when he meets his old buddy Jim Beckley (Robert Stack).

The following weapons were used in the film Action Man (Le soleil des voyous):


MAB Model D

A MAB Model D pistol is a personal handgun of Denis Farrand (Jean Gabin).

MAB Model D Type I - .32 ACP
Denis Farrand holds Ange Peresi (Pierre Koulak) at gunpoint.
Mrs. Henri (Lucienne Bogaert) holds Farrand's pistol.

Walther P38

Several criminals are seen with Walther P38 pistols.

Walther P38 WWII dated with black grips - 9x19mm
Tonio (Georges Lycan) threatens Denis Farrand.
Savani's henchman (Dominique Zardi) fires his P38.

Luger P08

In one scene Mr. Henri (Jean Topart) draws a Luger P08.

Luger P08 - 9x19mm
Mr. Henri aims his Luger.

Unique Rr 51

A Unique Rr 51 is taken from a hitman Ange Peresi (Pierre Koulak) by Jim Beckley (Robert Stack).

Unique Rr 51 - .32 ACP
Jim Beckley holds Peresi's pistol.


M1911A1 pistols are seen in several scenes.

World War II Colt M1911A1 Pistol - .45 ACP. This was an issued U.S. Army pistol with parkerized finish, thus the official designation of M1911A1
Gaston (Albert Michel) finds a 1911 in Ange Peresi's car and gives it to Denis Farrand (Jean Gabin).
A US Army officer carries a pistol in the holster that is supposedly an M1911.
Crime boss Luigi Savani (Mino Doro) draws his 1911...
...and fires.

Colt Detective Special

Jim Beckley's (Robert Stack) personal handgun is a snub nose revolver that appears to be a Colt Detective Special.

Colt Detective Special 1st Gen with Round Butt - .38 Special
Beckley takes his revolver.
The shadow of the revolver can be seen.
Beckley enters with his revolver in hand.
The revolver is seen on the table.

Submachine Guns

M1A1 Thompson

US Army soldiers, escorting the Army cash truck, are armed with M1A1 Thompson SMGs.

M1A1 Thompson with 30-round magazine - .45 ACP
A soldier at the left holds his Thompson.
Two soldiers with Thompsons can be seen.


MAS-38 SMGs are seen in hands of French policemen.

MAS-38 Submachine gun - 7.65mm
A policeman with MAS-38.


Double Barreled Shotgun

Mrs. Henri (Lucienne Bogaert) fires a double barreled shotgun in one scene.

Mrs. Henri fires from the window...
...and reloads the shotgun.


M1 Carbine

One of the US Army soldiers, escorting the Army cash truck, is armed with an M1 Carbine.

The modern manufactured version of the M1 Carbine - .30 Carbine
A soldier in center holds an M1 Carbine.

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