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Machine-Gun Kelly

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Machine-Gun Kelly
Machine-Gun Kelly Poster.jpg
Theatrical release poster
Country Flag of the United States.jpg USA
Directed by Roger Corman
Release Date 1958
Studio AIP, El Monte Productions
Distributor Allied Artists
Main Cast
Character Actor
"Machine Gun" Kelly Charles Bronson
Florence "Flo" Becker Susan Cabot
Howard Jack Lambert
Michael Fandango Morey Amsterdam
Apple Richard Devon
Harry Frank DeKova

Machine-Gun Kelly is a 1958 crime film directed by Roger Corman. It depicts several episodes of the life of famous bank robber George R. "Machine Gun" Kelly, though the story is a very loose version of real events. Charles Bronson appeared in his first lead role in this film.

The following weapons were used in the film Machine-Gun Kelly:


Colt Detective Special

Several criminals, including "Machine Gun" Kelly (Charles Bronson), are seen with Colt Detective Special revolvers.

Colt Detective Special 1st Gen with Round Butt - .38 Special
Howard (Jack Lambert) (at the left) holds a snub nose revolver that appears to be a Colt DS.
Kelly aims his revolver at Howard.
Kelly aims his revolver at Flo Becker.

Colt Official Police

In the final scene Flo Becker (Susan Cabot) and Harry (Frank DeKova) are armed with revolvers that seem to be Colt Official Police.

Colt Official Police - 4" Barrel - .38 Special
Kelly gives a revolver to Harry.
Harry fires.
Harry fires from the window.
Flo with a revolver in hand.

Unidentified revolvers

During the unsuccessful bank robbery Howard (Jack Lambert) is armed with some revolver.

Howard with a revolver in hand.

Smith & Wesson Model M&P

In the same scene, a police officer fires a Smith & Wesson Model M&P long barreled revolver.

Smith & Wesson Model M&P Revolver with long barrel and Gold Medallion grips - .38 Special
A police officer draws his revolver.

Long Guns

M1928 Thompson

"Machine Gun" Kelly's (Charles Bronson) weapon of choice is a M1928 Thompson SMG with a 30-round magazine.

M1928 "Tommy Gun" or "Chicago typewriter" with 50-round drum magazine - .45 ACP. Screen gun is loaded with a 30-round stick magazine.
Kelly assembles his Thommy Gun.
Kelly teaches Flo the proper handling of Thompson.
Kelly cocks his gun.
Kelly holds Apple (Richard Devon) at gunpoint.
Flo picks up Kelly's SMG in the final scene.
The final.
Charles Bronson holds a Thompson on a promotion still.
Charles Bronson holds a Thompson on a promotion still.
Charles Bronson holds a Thompson on a promotion still.

Winchester Model 1912

During the unsuccessful bank robbery a cashier uses a pump action shotgun that is supposed to be a Winchester Model 1912.

Winchester Model 1912 Riot Gun - 12 Gauge
A cashier in the car holds his shotgun.
He fires during the car chase.

Bannerman Mosin Nagant 1891

A sporterized Mosin Nagant, known as "Bannerman Mosin Nagant", is seen on the wall in the house that Kelly's gand use as hideout.

Bannerman Conversion Mosin Nagant M1891 rifle - .30-06. This is a Remington produced Russian contract gun, sporterized and converted to .30-06 by Bannerman's in the early 1920's for the USA sporting and hunting market.

Unidentified rilfe or shotgun

A rifle or shotgun is briefly seen in hands of a police officer in one scene.

A police officer with a long gun is seen at the background.

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