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The Horse (La horse)

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The Horse (La horse)
La horse Poster.jpg
Original French Poster
Country FRA.jpg France
ITA.jpg Italy
GER.jpg Germany
Directed by Pierre Granier-Deferre
Release Date 1970
Language French
Studio SNC, P.A.C.
Main Cast
Character Actor
Auguste Maroilleur Jean Gabin
Mathilde Eléonore Hirt
Louise Danièle Ajoret
Léon Christian Barbier
Maurice Michel Barbey
Bien-Phu André Weber
Véronique Orlane Paquin
Henri Marc Porel
Francis Grutti Armando Francioli

The Horse (La horse, in this case not an animal but a French slang for heroin) is a 1970 French drama movie directed by Pierre Granier-Deferre and starring Jean Gabin as Auguste Maroilleur, an elderly farmer in North France who stands against a gang of drug dealers.

The following weapons were used in the film The Horse (La horse):

Smith & Wesson Model 40

A snub nose hammerless revolver is seen in hands of Marc Grutti (Félix Marten) when he tries to threaten Auguste Maroilleur. This gun resembles Smith & Wesson Model 40. The shape of the grip matches the early version of this revolver.

Smith & Wesson Model 40 "Centennial" with grip safety - 38 Special
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Unidentified Pistol

Francis Grutti (Armando Francioli) holds a compact pistol in climactical scene.

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Double Barreled Shotgun

Auguste Maroilleur (Jean Gabin) and his sons-in-law Léon (Christian Barbier) and Maurice (Michel Barbey) are seen with double barreled shotguns in several scenes.

Auguste Maroilleur fires his shotgun.
Léon (at the left) and Maurice fire in climactical scene.
Auguste Maroilleur and Maurice with shotguns.
Three shotguns on the table.
Police Commissioner (Julien Guiomar) holds one of the shotguns.
He passes the shotgun to his assistant (Henri Poirier).

Winchester Model 70

The farm employee Bien-Phu (André Weber) carries a bolt action rifle in several scenes. It appears to be a Winchester Model 70.

Pre-1964 Winchester Model 70 - .30-06
The rifle on the wall in Bien-Phu's room.
The barrel and front sight can be seen.

F1 Hand Grenade

Bien-Phu (André Weber) owns an inert F1 hand grenade as a remembrance of his participation in Indochina War.

F1 High-Explosive Fragmentation hand grenade with Mle1935 fuse
Bien-Phu shows the grenade to Henri (Marc Porel).
Police Commissioner (Julien Guiomar) finds the grenade during the search in Maroilleur's estate.

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