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Shoot the Pianist (Tirez sur le pianiste)

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Shoot the Pianist (Le majordome)
Tirez sur le pianiste Poster.jpg
Original French Poster
Country FRA.jpg France
Directed by François Truffaut
Release Date 1960
Language French
Studio Les Films de la Pléiade
Main Cast
Character Actor
Edouard Saroyan/Charlie Kohler Charles Aznavour
Léna Marie Dubois
Thérèse Saroyan Nicole Berger
Chico Saroyan Albert Rémy
Richard Saroyan Jean-Jacques Aslanian
Fido Saroyan Richard Kanayan

Shoot the Pianist (original title Tirez sur le pianiste) is a 1960 French crime drama directed by François Truffaut and starring Charles Aznavour as a pianist Edouard Saroyan.

The following weapons were used in the film Shoot the Pianist (Tirez sur le pianiste):

Mle 1892 Revolver

In the climactic scene Mle 1892 Revolvers are used by brothers Chico (Albert Rémy) and Richard Saroyan (Jean-Jacques Aslanian) and by the gangster Ernest (Daniel Boulanger).

Modele d’Ordonnance Mle 1892 Revolver - 8 x 27mm SR (left side)
Ernest with Mle 92 revolver and Momo with MAB Model D.
Chico fires from the window.
Richard fires from the window.
Ernest and Momo with their guns on a promo still.

MAB Model D

Gangster Momo's (Claude Mansard) handgun is a MAB Model D pistol. Due to a continuity error in the climactic scene his pistol switches to Colt Model 1903/1908 and than back to MAB.

MAB Model D Type I - .32 ACP
Momo threatens Edouard Saroyan.
Ernest with Mle 1892 Revolver and Momo with MAB.
Ernest and Momo with their guns on a promo still.

Colt Model 1903/1908

A nickel plated Colt Model 1903/1908 is carried by Chico Saroyan (Albert Rémy). In one scene he gives to to Edouard (Charles Aznavour), and later this pistol is seen in hands of Richard (Jean-Jacques Aslanian). Due to a continuity error in the climactic scene Momo's (Claude Mansard) pistol switches to Colt and than back to MAB Model D.

Colt 1903 Hammerless with Colt Wood Grips - .32 ACP
A grip of the pistol is seen.
Chico holds his pistol.
The pistol on the table.
Edouard holds the pistol.
Momo holds the same pistol due to a continuity error.
Richard fires Chico's pistol from the car.


An MP40 is briefly seen in Saroyans' house. It isn't used in action.

MP40 submachine gun - 9x19mm
An MP40 is seen behind Chico.

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