(Comme un boomerang)
Original French Poster
Boomerang (original French title Comme un boomerang ("Like a boomerang"); original Italian title Il figlio del gangster ("Son of a gangster") is a 1976 French-Italian crime drama directed by José Giovanni and starring Alain Delon as Jacques Batkin. When Batkin's teenage son Eddy, being under the influence of drugs, accidentally kills a policeman, Jacques tries to act according to the law. But when the press reveals that Jacques is a former gangster, he has to act in style of his dark past.
The following weapons were used in the film Boomerang (Comme un boomerang):
Colt Model 1903/1908
Jacques Batkin (Alain Delon) uses a Colt Model 1903/1908 in several scenes.
Colt Model 1903 Pocket Hammerless Pistol Blued - .32 ACP
Jacques Batkin threatens petty drug dealer Albert Chiusi (Jacques Rispal
) and his wife.
The rear part of the slide is seen.
Batkin holds his pistol during the attack on police van, transporting convicts.
Batkin holds a policeman at gunpoint.
During the attack on police van, transporting convicts, Jacques Batkin's pistol switches from Colt Model 1903/1908 to a Luger P08 (it can be a continuity error, or Batkin could take a Luger from one of his accomplices). Several other gangsters also use Lugers.
One of Batkin's accomplices holds a policeman at gunpoint with his Luger.
A close though blurry view of the pistol in hands of another gangster.
Batkin fires a Luger in order to threaten bystanders who tried to mess.
Batkin holds a Luger when he hijacks a jeep, escaping from police pursue.
Jacques Batkin holds a Luger on a promotion still.
During said attack on police van, one more gangster uses a Colt M1911A1.
World War II Colt M1911A1 - .45 ACP. This was an issued U.S. Army pistol with parkerized finish, thus the official designation of M1911A1
A masked gangster at the left holds an M1911.
Another view of the pistol.
One more view of the pistol.
MAB Model D
A MAB Model D is seen in hands of a gangster, disguised as a policeman.
MAB Model D Type I - .32 ACP
A fake policeman aims his pistol at a real one.
Another view of the pistol.
A closer view of the pistol.
A gangster uses a submachine gun with side mounted magazine. Judging by the shape of the pistol grip and some minor details, it appears to be a Sterling Mk.4.
Sterling L2A3 (Mk.4) - 9x19mm
A masked gangster holds a submachine gun at the right.
The grip and folding stock are seen. These parts match Sterging SMG.
MAS FR F1
A police sniper in helicopter is armed with a MAS FR F1 sniper rifle.
MAS FR F1 Sniper Rifle - 7.5x54mm French
The bolt handle of the rifle is seen.
Over and Under Shotgun
Eddy Batkin (Louis Julien), being under the influence of drugs, fires an Over and Under Shotgun from a window.
Otto Seelig O/U - 12 gauge
One of Feldman twins (Pierre Malet
or Laurent Malet
) takes their father's shotgun. A second shotgun of same type is seen disassembled in the box at the right (marked with red arrow).
The shotgun in hands of a police detective.
A police officer carries a holster for MAC Mle 1950
pistol. It's impossible to say if the holster contains the gun or not.