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The Russians Are Coming, The Russians Are Coming

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The Russians Are Coming, The Russians Are Coming (1966).

This is for the 1966 American comedy. For the East German drama with a similar name, see here.

The following weapons were used in the film The Russians Are Coming, The Russians Are Coming:


Nagant M1895

Lt. Rozanov (Alan Arkin) keeps a Nagant M1895 as his main sidearm.

Nagant M1895 Pistol - 7.62x38N cartridge (aka 7.62 Nagant ammo).
Rozanov greets the Whittaker family with his Nagant drawn.
Rozanov interrogates the family.
Rozanov with his Nagant revolver.
Rozanov waits for Whittaker inside his home.
Whittaker takes Rozanov's Nagant after he crashes the Volkswagen.
A Soviet petty officer with his Nagant 1895.

Single Action Army

Some townspeople have Single Action Army Quickdraw Model revolvers with 4.75" barrels.

Colt Single Action Army w/ 4.75" barrel, referred to as "Quick-Draw" or "Civilian" model.
Several townspeople aim Quickdraw SAAs when anticipating the Russians.

Smith & Wesson Model 10

Police Chief Link Mattocks (Brian Keith), his assistant Norman Jonas (Jonathan Winters), and some of the townspeople have Smith & Wesson Model 10 revolvers.

Smith & Wesson Model M&P Revolver - .38 Special
Jonas threatens to arrest Fendall.
Mattocks re-holsters his Model 10 as he approaches the submarine captain.
Jonas and another man raise their Model 10s when the submarine captain threatens to shoot up the town.

Submachine Gun


Many of the Russians carry the PPSh-41 submachine gun, each with a box magazine. Although several of the Russians, such as Alexei Kolchin (John Phillip Law) and Lt. Rozanov (Alan Arkin), handle the PPSh, only Walt Whittaker (Carl Reiner) fires it when Rozanov drives towards him in a stolen black Volkswagen. Whittaker erroneously refers to the weapon as a "Tommy gun".

Soviet PPSH-41 Submachine Gun with 35 round stick magazine - 7.62x25mm Tokarev
Kolchin guards the Whittaker family as Rozanov leaves the home.
Kolchin reacts to the Whittakers' daughter coming downstairs.
Whittaker and Kolchin fight over the submachine gun.
The Russians arrive at Muriel Everett's house.
Rozanov takes the PPSh from one of his men.
Elspeth (Eva Marie Saint) holds the submachine gun as Whittaker heads out on the bicycle.
One of Rozanov's men aims the PPSh at Whittaker.
Whittaker approaches Rozanov's Volkswagen after firing at it.

Madsen M50

In addition to the PPSh-41, several of the Russians carry Madsen M50 submachine guns.

Madsen M50 - 9x19mm
A Madsen-toting Russian discovers Coca-Cola in Whittaker's garage.
A Russian with a Madsen approaches Muriel Everett.
A Russian with a Madsen watches Rozanov talk to Whittaker.
The Russians, disguised as civilians, fire their Madsens and PPShs into the air as a diversion.
A Russian sailor aims his Madsen at the townspeople.


12 Gauge Double Barreled Shotgun

Several of the townspeople carry side-by-side double-barreled shotguns. Walt Whittaker (Carl Reiner) also uses one when searching for Rozanov at his home.

A man stands behind Fendall Hawkins (Paul Ford) with a shotgun.
A man on the far left holds a shotgun as Fendall lines up his vigilantes.
Whittaker aims at Rozanov.
A man next to Norman Jonas aims his shotgun at the Russian submarine captain (Theodore Bikel).
Townspeople aim at the submarine.

Winchester Model 1897

Several townspeople also use Winchester Model 1897 during the Russian "invasion".

Winchester Model 1897 Riot Gun - 12 gauge.
A man aims his Winchester at the Russian submarine captain.

Winchester Model 1912

Several Gloucester's citizens also use Winchester Model 1912.

Winchester Model 1912 - 12 Gauge
A fireman aims his Winchester M1912.


M1 Garand

Several townspeople carry M1 Garand rifles when responding to the news of the Russians in Gloucester.

M1 Garand semiautomatic Rifle with leather M1917 sling - .30-06
A man over Fendall's right shoulder aims his M1 Garand.
A man behind Stanley (Michael J. Pollard) stands with an M1 Garand.
The man on the right aims an M1 Garand at the submarine captain.
Another man aims an M1 at the submarine captain.
A man to Fendall's left holds a Garand.

Kentucky Rifle

Some of the Gloucester townspeople have Kentucky Flintlock Rifles.

Kentucky Rifle - .50, .45, or .36 caliber.
A man runs with the crowd with his Kentucky rifle.
The townspeople line up, with a man in the front aiming a Kentucky rifle.

Winchester Model 1892

Many of the townspeople in Gloucester have Winchester Model 1892 rifles when responding to the Russian "invasion".

Winchester 1892 Saddle Ring Carbine - .32WCF/.38-40/.44-40/.25-20.
A man over Fendall's left shoulder has a Winchester.

Mosin Nagant Rifle

Some of the townspeople carry Mosin Nagant Rifles.

Mosin Nagant M91/30 - 7.62x54R
Behind Mattocks and Rozanov, a man holds a Mosin-Nagant M91/30 bolt-action rifle.
A townsperson (in the green flannel) holds a Mosin-Nagant M1891.

Winchester Model 61

A Gloucester townsman has a rifle resembling the Winchester Model 61.

Winchester Model 61, pre-war model with short forearm - .22 Short, .22 Long, .22 LR
The townsman (front, center) aims a pump-action rifle.

M1 Carbine

Some of the Gloucester townspeople have M1 Carbines.

World War II Era M1 Carbine, with Dark Walnut Stock, 'L' peep sight and no bayonet lug - .30 Carbine
The townsperson on the left holds the M1 Carbine.

Machine Guns

Browning M2 Aircraft

For some reason, the Russians have a Browning M2 aircraft mounted.

Browning M2 Aircraft, Flexible - .50 BMG
The Russians aim at the townspeople.


Unidentified Deck Gun

The Russian submarine captain (Theodore Bikel) orders his men to aim a deck gun at the townspeople. This is likely a mockup.

The Russian gunmen lower the gun.
Mattocks stares at the gun's barrel.

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