|The Violent Professionals|
(Milano trema: la polizia vuole giustizia)
Original Italian Poster
||Champion, Compagnia Cinematografica Champion, Dania Film
|Commissioner Del Buono
The Violent Professionals (original title Milano trema: la polizia vuole giustizia ("Milan trembles: the police want justice")) is a 1973 Italian crime movie directed by Sergio Martino. Police commissioner Giorgio Caneparo (Luc Merenda) investigates the assassination of his elder friend. He goes undercover and infiltrates the crime organisation that appears to be more than he suspected.
The following weapons were used in the film The Violent Professionals:
A Walther P38 is Giorgio Caneparo's (Luc Merenda) personal firearm.
Walther P38 WWII dated with black grips - 9x19mm
Caneparo fires his pistol in the opening scene.
A close view of Caneparo's P38.
He fires in the same scene.
Caneparo's Walther on the ground in the final scene.
A Luger P08 is used by the assassin (Cirylle Spiga) in several scenes, sometimes suppressed. During the first bank haste one of the robbers is armed with a Luger.
The assassin fires his pistol.
A close view of the muzzle.
A robber fires his Luger.
The assassin aims suppressed Luger in the scene in hospital.
Beretta Model 70
Several carabiniers are seem with Beretta Model 70 pistols. In the opening scene an escaped convict grabs a Beretta Model 70 from a carabinier.
Beretta Model 70 - .32 ACP
Casardi (Antonio Casale
), the escaped convict, takes a Model 70 from a murdered carabinier.
The uniformed carabinier in the center holds a Beretta Model 70.
A Beretta Model 70 is seen in Commissioner Del Buono's (Chris Avram) drawer.
During the first bank haste one of the robbers is armed with a Beretta M1951.
The same character threatens the hostages during the chase.
During the first bank haste the young robber Giacomo (Luciano Bartoli) is armed with a Colt Python with 4" barrel.
Colt Python with 4" Barrel and factory wood grips - .357 Magnum
Giacomo aims his revolver at bank customers.
A close view of the revolver.
Another close view of the revolver.
In one scene Padulo (Richard Conte) draws a pistol that is seen very blurry but seems to be a member of large M1911 family.
Pre-War Colt M1911A1 Pistol - Commercial Model known as the "Colt Government Model" - .45 ACP
Next moment he drops it, being shot in hand.
Beretta Model 38/42
Beretta Model 38/42 submachine guns are carries by several carabiniers in the opening scene. One of these guns is seized by an escaped convict.
Beretta Model 38/42 - 9x19mm
Casardi (Antonio Casale
), the escaped convict, fires a Beretta SMG. The fluted barrel allows to identify it as Model 38/42.
Beretta Model 38/44
Beretta Model 38/44 submachine guns are seen in hands of carabiniers. In the opening scene two escaped convicts arm themselves with Beretta 38/44 SMGs.
Beretta Model 38/44 - 9x19mm
One of the carabiniers of escort in train carries a Beretta Model 38/44.
Escaped convicts Casardi (Antonio Casale
) (at the left) and Cruciani (Luciano Rossi
) with Beretta SMGs. The thin unfluted barrels match Model 38/44.
Casardi holds his SMG. The lack of the recoil spring extension from the back of the receiver also matches Model 38/44.
A close view of Casardi's SMG.
Carabinier at the right holds a Model 38/44.
Carabiniers fire at robbers after the second bank heist.
Beretta M12 submachine guns are used by both carabiniers and criminals.
A carabinier fires his Beretta at robbers.
A robber holds a Beretta M12 (blurry but still recognisable) during the second bank haste.
Carabiniers fire at robbers. One of them holds his Beretta "gangsta-style" for no apparent reason.
M3 "Grease Gun"
During the second bank haste two robbers are armed with M3 "Grease Gun" submachine guns.
M3 "Grease Gun" - .45 ACP
The blond robber fires at carabiniers.
Several carabiniers carry short Carcano rifles during the hunt for escaped convicts in the opening scene.
Carcano M91/24 - 6.5x52 mm
Carabinier at the left holds a Carcano rifle. It seems to be an M91/24 but can be another short version of Carcano.
Unidentified Hand Grenade
During the first bank haste a robber (Riccardo Petrazzi) uses a "pineapple" hand grenade to blow police cars.