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Dear Inspector (Tendre poulet)

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Dear Inspector
(Tendre poulet)
Tendre poulet Poster.jpg
Original French Poster
Country FRA.jpg France
Directed by Philippe de Broca
Release Date 1978
Language French
Studio Les Films Ariane
Mondex Films
Main Cast
Character Actor
Lise Tanquerelle Annie Girardot
Antoine Lemercier Philippe Noiret
Christine Vallier Catherine Alric
Charmille Hubert Deschamps
Inspector Guerin Roger Dumas
Commissioneer Beretti Guy Marchand

Dear Inspector (original title Tendre poulet) is a 1978 French detective movie directed by Philippe de Broca. Police commissioner Lise Tanquerelle (Annie Girardot) investigates a series of murders of politicians. Meanwhile she meets her old friend Antoine Lemercier (Philippe Noiret), and both try to make their personal life. In 1980 the movie was followed by the sequel Jupiter's Thigh (On a volé la cuisse de Jupiter).

The following weapons were used in the film Dear Inspector (Tendre poulet):

Smith & Wesson Model 36

Commissioneer Beretti (Guy Marchand) carries a snub nose revolver that appears to be Smith & Wesson Model 36. In the final scene Charmille (Hubert Deschamps) holds Beretti's revolver.

Smith & Wesson Model 36 - .38 Special - 5 shot. First pattern with flat latch cylinder release.
Beretti opens his revolver.
5-shot cylinder can be seen.
Charmille holds the revolver in the final scene.

Unidentified revolver

Commissioner Lise Tanquerelle (Annie Girardot) carries a revolver. It is seen only in holster. The shape of the grip resembles the one of Colt Detective Special but it's hard to say for sure.

Lise Tanquerelle puts on the shoulder holster with revolver.
The grip of the revolver is seen in holster.

Berthier Mle 1916 Carbine

In the scene of street riot police use Berthier Mle 1916 carbines.

Berthier Model 1916 Carabine - 8x50mm R
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