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Reptilicus is a 1961 Danish-American horror monster movie directed by Poul Bang (Danish version) and Sidney W. Pink (US version). Danish geologist expedition finds a fragment of unknown giant prehistorical creature in frozen North. The fragment is brought to science institute in Copenhagen where it starts regenerating and turns into full grown monster, called Reptilicus. It is hold in special cell but in one thunderstorm night Reptilicus breaks the cell and begins rampage across Denmark, Sweden and North Germany.
The film exists in two versions, the Danish and the English that was extensively reworked and released a year later. Reptilicus is the only giant monster film made in Denmark.
The following weapons were used in the film Reptilicus:
When the monster breaks from its cell, Dr. Peter Dalby (Povl Wøldike) draws the old Luger P08 in the brave but suicidal attempt to stop it.
Danish officers carry holstered pistols. They appear to be SIG P210 (Danish Arny designation M/49) in M/49 Web Holsters.
Many Danish soldiers are armed with Husqvarna M/37-39 (Danish Arny designation M/44), the Swedish version of Finnish Suomi KP/-31 SMG. The exact model is identified by the shorter barrel and the 50-round stick magazine. Note: it's not the Danish manufactured Madsen-Suomi M/41 that is identical to the original Suomi with drum magazine.
Some Danish soldiers carry Hovea M1949 (Danish Arny designation M/49) submachine guns.
Danish soldiers are also armed with M1 Garand rifles.
Machine Guns and Autocannons
Madsen Machine Gun
Main weapons of Danish Army, used against the monster, are Madsen machine guns. Both bipod- and tripod-mounted guns are seen. The shape of the magazines matches the 7.92x57mm Mauser version rather than prewar version in 8x58mmR Danish Krag caliber. Most Madsens are of M1948 version but some machine guns of earlier version, converted to 7.92mm caliber, are also seen.
In one scene Danish soldiers use the SIG MG50 machine gun (Danish designation M/51), mounted on the jeep.
Browning M1919A4E1 machine gun is front-mounted on M24 Chaffee tank.
Browning M2HB heavy machine guns (Danish designation M/50) are mounted on the turrets of Centurion Mk V and M24 Chaffee tanks and on GMC CCKW trucks, towning the M101 Howitzers. The Maxson M45 Quadmount on Bedford QLD truck is also seen.
Danish army deploys Bofors 40mm autocannons against the monster. Twin Bofors is mounted on the HDMS F346 Flora.
Gen. Mark Grayson (Carl Ottosen) uses the M2 Flamethrower during the first attack of the monster.
M20 "Super Bazooka"
In the final scene Gen. Mark Grayson (Carl Ottosen) uses the M20 "Super Bazooka" with the rocket, loaded with sedative drug, against the monster.
M7 Rifle Grenade Launcher
In one scene a Danish soldier carries the M1 Garand rifle with M7 Rifle Grenade Launcher.
2 Inch M3 Smoke Mortar
The M24 Chaffee tank is equpped with 2 Inch M3 smoke mortar, mounted at the left of the main gun. This weapon is identical with the British Bomb Thrower, 2 inch, Mk I smoke mortar.
Centurion Mk V Tank
Danish Army uses Centurion Mk V tanks against the monster.
M24 Chaffee Tank
Danish Army also uses M24 Chaffee tanks.
105 mm M101 Howitzer
Danish Army use M101 Howitzers against the monster (in 1961 they were designated M2A1).
155 mm M114 Howitzer
Danish Army also use M114 Howitzers against the monster (in 1961 they were designated M1A1).
HDMS F346 Flora
The Danish Navy corvette HDMS F346 Flora is used to attack the submerged monster. It is armed with 40mm Bofors autocannons and anti-submarine launchers.
Mark 6 K-gun Projector
Mark 6 K-gun Projector anti-submarine launchers are mounted on HDMS F346 Flora.