|| United States
||February 11, 1918
|Lieutenant Kurt von Schnieditz
||Erich von Stroheim
|Uncle "Jemmy" Landicutt
||Frank de Vernon
The Unbeliever is a 1918 silent propaganda film directed by Alan Crosland. The story is about the young naïve Philip Landicutt, who joins the U.S. Marine Corps to fight the Germans in France. Believing in quick glory, he and his comrades experience the everyday life of war. During an encounter with the Belgian girl, Virginie Harbrok, Philip falls in love with her.
The following weapons were used in the film The Unbeliever:
A Colt M1911 is used by German Lieutenant Kurt von Schnieditz (Erich von Stroheim).
Colt M1911 (dated 1913) - .45 ACP
Lt. Kurt von Schnieditz threatens a Belgian woman.
After hearing gunfire, outside von Schnieditz takes a look outside the window.
During the film's climax, Philip Landicutt (Raymond McKee) is seen with a Colt Model 1903.
Colt 1903 Hammerless with Colt Wood Grips - .32 ACP
"I'm not afraid to die for Belgium.
Philip Landicutt points his Colt on Virginie's head while German soldiers are on their way to them.
Virginie and Philip celebrating the liberation of the village.
Philip Landicutt, "Lefty" (Darwin Karr), Albert Mullins (Moss Gill), and other American soldiers are armed with M1903 Springfield rifles. German soldiers including Emanuel Müller (Earl Schenck) can also be seen wielding Springfield rifles. Instead of their own Mauser rifles, two Belgian Army scouts are also armed with Springfields. Virginie Harbrok (Marguerite Courtot) holds Philip's rifle at the movie's climax.
Springfield M1903 Mk. 1 - .30-06
"Lefty" encounters Philip at the training camp.
A view of the front sight of Philip's rifle.
The Springfields of "Lefty" and Philip.
Belgian scout Eugene Harbrok (Mortimer Martine) with his rifle over the back talks to Virginie.
"Lefty" and Philip brace themselves for going over the top.
Philip fires his Springfield with fixed M1905 bayonet at German soldiers.
"Remember, Herr Lieutenant, the violine!
Due to a continuity error, Emanuel Muller holds a Springfield.
Springfield Trapdoor M1873
The majority of German troops including, Emanuel Muller, carry Trapdoor Springfield Rifles standing in for accurate Mauser Gewehr 1898s.
Replica Springfield M1873 "Trapdoor Springfield" - .45-70
Emanuel takes aim at Madam Harbrok (Blanche Davenport).
Decided not to be a murderer, he uncocks the hammer.
The firing squad (of which Emanuel is a part of) commanded by Lt. von Schnieditz.
Moments later, Emanuel is seen taking aim at his lieutenant.
Mk. 1 hand grenade
An Mk 1 hand grenade is thrown into the American trench by a German soldier, as opposed to a more accurate stick grenade, like the Model 15 Stielhandgranate.
Mk. 1 Fragmentation hand grenade
Philip and "Lefty" discover the Mk. 1 grenade.
The grenade is examined by Philip.
"Lefty" disables the grenade.
3-inch M1902 field gun
U.S. troops use 3-inch M1902 field guns.
BL 8-inch howitzer Mk. V
What appears to be a British BL 8-inch howitzer is seen at a German position.