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Petrovka, 38

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Petrovka, 38
Petrovka 38 DVD.jpg
DVD Cover
Country SOV.jpg USSR
Directed by Boris Grigoryev
Release Date 1980
Language Russian
Studio Gorky Film Studio
Main Cast
Character Actor
Col. Aleksey Sadchikov Georgi Yumatov
Maj. Vladislav Kostenko Vasili Lanovoy
Lt. Valentin Roslyakov Yevgeni Gerasimov
Alyona Lyudmila Nilskaya
Averyan Prokhorovich aka "Prokhor" Nikolai Kryukov
Aleksandr Romin aka "Sudar" Mikhail Zhigalov
Konstantin Nazarenko aka "Chita" Aleksandr Nikiforov

Petrovka, 38 is a Soviet 1980 detective movie directed by Boris Grigoryev and based on the novel by Yulian Semyonov. A group of MUR (Moscow Criminal Police) detectives investigate a series of heists. The movie is entitled after the adress of MUR head office on the Petrovka street. Petrovka, 38 was followed by a sequel Ogaryova, 6 (note: the sequel lacks any firearms).

The following weapons were used in the film Petrovka, 38:

Makarov PM

Makarov PM pistols are used by MUR detectives Maj. Kostenko (Vasili Lanovoy) and Lt. Roslyakov (Yevgeni Gerasimov).

Makarov PM - 9x18mm Makarov
Roslyakov arrests the criminal Chita.
Kostenko drops his PM during the brawl with criminal Sudar.
Roslyakov holds a PM in the final scene.

Tokarev TT-33

In the final scene old criminal "Prokhor" (Nikolai Kryukov) uses a TT-33. Kostenko's PM switches to a TT in a continuity error.

Tokarev TT-33 - 7.62x25mm Tokarev. Post-1947 version. Tula Arsenal (Soviet Union) Note CCCP printing around the star on the plastic grips
Prokhor draws his TT.
He holds a little girl as hostage.
Kostenko's PM switches to a TT in a continuity error during the shootout with Prokhor.

Walther PP

A Walther PP in 9mm caliber is stolen by Lyonya Samsonov (Aleksandr Egorov) from his father.

War Time Walther PP Pistol
Lyonya Samsonov holds the pistol.
Petrovka 38-Walther-2.jpg
The pistol is tested in ballistic laboratory.

Ballistic Laboratory Collection

Numerous handguns are seen in the ballistic laboratory.

Top row: 12 Shot Lefaucheux Revolver, Mle 1892 Revolver, unidentified revolver. Bottom row: Smith & Wesson No.3 Russian Model, Nagant M1895 with 3.3inch barrel, unidentified Smith & Wesson-style revolver.
A Type 26 Revolver is seen below S&W Russian Model.
Numerous Bulldog and Velo-Dog pocket revolvers. A hammerless revolver in center appears to be some Iver Johnson model.
Numerous pocket pistols are seen at the left side.
Several long-barreled handguns are seen at the far left. One of them appears to be a Luger P08 Artillery Model.

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