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The Goat (La chèvre)

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The Goat (La chèvre)
La Chevre Poster.jpg
Original French Poster
Country FRA.jpg France
MEX.jpg Mexico
Directed by Francis Veber
Release Date 1981
Language French
Studio Conacite Uno
Fideline Films
Gaumont International
Main Cast
Character Actor
François Perrin Pierre Richard
Campana Gérard Depardieu
Marie Bens Corynne Charbit
Alexandre Bens Michel Robin
Meyer André Valardy

The Goat (original title La chèvre, another English title Knock on Wood) is a 1981 French adventure comedy directed by Francis Veber and starring Pierre Richard and Gérard Depardieu. This film started a series of Veber's movies with comedy duo Richard-Depardieu, continued by The ComDads (Les compères) (1983) and The Fugitives (Les Fugitifs) (1986).

La chèvre was remade in 1991 as Pure Luck, directed by Nadia Tass and starring Martin Short and Danny Glover.

The following weapons were used in the film The Goat (La chèvre):


Smith & Wesson Model 10 Snub Nose

Campana's (Gérard Depardieu) personal firearm is a Smith & Wesson Model 10 Snub Nose revolver. In one scene he gives it to François Perrin (Pierre Richard).

Smith & Wesson Model 10 snub nose revolver - .38 Special
Campana aims his revolver during the scene in illegal gambling house.
Campana interrogates a criminal Arbal (Jorge Luke).
A close view of the muzzle.
Campana aims his revolver. A 6-shot cylinder can be seen.
François Perrin carries the revolver. A grip can be seen.
Perrin holds the revolver.

Colt Official Police

A Mexican police officer in Acapulco airport is armed with a revolver that appears to be a Colt Official Police.

Colt Official Police - 5" Barrel - .38 Special
Note the lack of ejector rod.

Smith & Wesson Model 10

During the arrest of Fernandes, the boss of illegal gambling house, Mexican police officers are seen with Smith & Wesson Model 10 revolvers.

Smith & Wesson Model 10 Revolver - .38 Special
A police officer at the right holds a Model 10 revolver.

Ruger Service Six

In the same scene one or more of Mexican police officers carry revolvers that appear to be Ruger Service Six.

Ruger Service Six - .357 Magnum
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A police officer aims his revolver at Fernandes.
A Service Six is seen at the right.

Submachine Guns

Smith & Wesson 76

In one scene a criminal is armed with a submachine gun. He fires from a car that moves at full speed so the gun is seen very blurry but its general shape, especially the barrel shroud, allows to make a guess that it is a Smith & Wesson 76.

Smith & Wesson M76 - 9x19mm‎
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M1 Carbine

In several scenes Mexican police officers are armed with M1 Carbines.

M1 Carbine with heat shield and 20 round magazine - .30 Carbine
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Mexican police arrest Campana (Gérard Depardieu). In this scene the carbines seem to be unloaded.
A police officer at the left holds an M1 Carbine with heat shield and 30-rounds magazine.
Another view at a police officer with M1 Carbine.
A close view of M1 Carbine with heat shield.

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