Discord-logo.jpg Join our Discord!
If you have been locked out of your account you can request a password reset here.

Death Is Called Engelchen (Smrt sa volá Engelchen)

From Internet Movie Firearms Database - Guns in Movies, TV and Video Games
(Redirected from Smrt sa volá Engelchen)
Jump to navigation Jump to search

Smrt sa volá Engelchen
Country CZE.jpg Czechoslovakia
Directed by Ivan Balada
Release Date 1960
Language Slovak
Studio ČT Bratislava
Main Cast
Character Actor
Volodya Ivan Mistrík
Nikolaj Leopold Haverl
Grigorij Vlado Müller
Marta Kveta Fialová
Fred Stefan Kvietik
Peter Július Vasek
Jožina Elena Pappová-Zvaríková

Death Is Called Engelchen (English: Smrť sa volá Engelchen) is a 1960 Slovak by TV produced black-and-white war drama directed by Ivan Balada on based novel of Ladislav Mnacko about partisan movement at end of WWII. Starring Ivan Mistrík, Stefan Kvietik, Július Vasek and Kveta Fialová. This is the first Slovak television feature film.

The following weapons were used in the film Death Is Called Engelchen (Smrt sa volá Engelchen):


Luger P08

Commander Nikolaj (Leopold Haverl) used captured German Luger P08. His deputy Grigorij (Vlado Müller) wears it also.

Luger P08 9x19mm
Commander Nikolaj (right).
Deputy commander Grigorij (left).

CZ 27

Peter (Július Vasek) and Fred (Stefan Kvietik) carry as their personalty weapons a CZ 27 pistol.

CZ 27 - .32 ACP
Peter views the weapon confiscated at the captured German officer.
Volodya confiscated Fred´s gun, when make his arrested.

1910 Mauser Pocket Pistol

Marta (Kveta Fialová) shoot German general from her 1910 Mauser pocket pistol.

1910 Mauser Pocket Pistol - 6.35mm

Russian Nagant M1895

Volodya (Ivan Mistrík) have also a Nagant M1895 revolver.

Nagant M1895 Pistol - 7.62x38N cartridge (aka 7.62 Nagant ammo).

Submachine guns


Partisans in the film use mostly a PPSh-41 submachine guns with drum magazine.

Soviet PPSh-41 Submachine Gun - 7.62x25mm Tokarev
Volodya (Ivan Mistrík) with a submachine gun leads the captured German officer.
Peter (Július Vasek) mowing down by firing from his submachine gun attacking SS.
Fred (Stefan Kvietik) armed with a PPSh-41 and a Model 24 Stielhandgranate.


German soldiers and some partisans are armed with a MP40 submachine guns.

MP40 - 9mm.


VZ-24 Czech Mauser

Among partisans are seen VZ-24 Czech Mauser rifles from the Slovak army.

Czech vz. 24 - 7.92x57mm Mauser

Karabiner 98k

The German rear units are in abundance equipped with a Karabiner 98k rifles.

Karabiner 98k - German manufacture 1937 date - 7.92x57mm Mauser


Mosin Nagant M44 Carbine

Jožina (Elena Pappová-Zvaríková) carries a Soviet Mosin Nagant M44 Carbine.

Mosin Nagant M44 Carbine - 7.62x54R

Machine guns

ZB26 Machine Gun

The partisans also have the ZB26 machine gun from armament of the Slovak Army.

ZB26 Light Machine Gun - 7.92x57mm

Hand grenades

Model 24 Stielhandgranate

Volodya (Ivan Mistrík) and Fred (Stefan Kvietik) as other partisans are equipped with Model 24 Stielhandgranates.

Model 24 Stielhandgranate "Potato Masher" high-explosive fragmentation hand grenade
Wounded Volodya (Ivan Mistrík) has a German hand grenade in his belt.



The Panzerfaust loot of partisans has became fatal for their commander Nikolaj (Leopold Haverl).

Panzerfaust - 44mm with 149mm warhead
Commander Nikolaj holds a new model of Panzerfaust in his hand.
Volodya (Ivan Mistrík) and Peter (Július Vasek) explores this gun.

Do Not Sell My Personal Information