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Wake Up and Die (Svegliati e uccidi)
Wake Up and Die (Svegliati e uccidi, other English release titles Wake Up and Kill and I Kill for Kicks) is a 1966 Italian-French crime drama directed by Carlo Lizzani. It follows the real story of Luciano Lutring, an Italian robber known as "The machine-gun soloist" ("Il solista del mitra") for keeping his submachine gun in a violin case.
The following weapons were used in the film Wake Up and Die (Svegliati e uccidi):
Police Inspector Moroni (Gian Maria Volonté) carries a Beretta M1934 (or maybe M1935) pistol. When Luciano Lutring (Robert Hoffmann) steals a pistol from a gun store, the gun is definitly some Beretta model and very likely an M1934, but it is seen too briefly to be sure.
In one scene Luciano Lutring (Robert Hoffmann) holds an M1911A1.
A Browning Hi-Power is seen in hands of a gang boss (uncredited) during several heists in Milan.
Various robbers use Luger P08 pistols during the heist in jewelry stores in Milan and in Nice. Luciano Lutring (Robert Hoffmann) is seen with a Luger in the scene in Paris. French police also use P08s.
FN Model 1922
When Luciano's gang prepares for the heist in Paris, one of the accomplicies holds an FN Model 1922 pistol.
The opening scene depicts an attack of a group of criminals on a rival crime boss. The attackers hold pistols that are seen only in distance.
When Luciano steals a pistol from a gun store, some more handguns are seen briefly in the shop window.
A pistol is briefly seen in hands of a robber in Milan.
Luciano Lutring (Robert Hoffmann) steals a TZ-45 submachine gun from a gun store (which would be impossible in reality as Italian gun laws forbid civilian ownership of submachine guns, and such gun cannot be in a gun store). Later this gun, hidden in a violin case, is found by police, but Luciano obtains another TZ-45 from his accomplice (the real gun, used by Luciano Lutring, was an MP40). Several TZ-45s are also used by robbers during the heist in a jewelry store in Milan.
Beretta Model 38/44
During the heist in the jewelry store, one of the robbers is armed with a Beretta Model 38/44. At least one Italian police officer carries a Beretta submachine gun; the barrel isn't seen but very likely this is same prop reused.
Sten Mk II
During the robbery in Nice, one of the French accomplicies of Luciano holds a Sten Mk II.
MP40 are used by Italian and French robbers in several scenes.
A MAT-49 is one of the guns, used by Luciano's accomplicies in Paris.
M3 "Grease Gun"
During the shootout between rival criminals in the opening scene, the criminal under attack returns fire with a submachine gun that seems to be an M3 "Grease Gun".
Four rifles are seen in the shop window of a gun store. Two of them (at the left) are of the same model, most likely semi auto small caliber guns. The third gun has an underbarrel tube magazine and a buttstock with straight grip; it may be a semi auto gun as no kind of lever, pump or bolt handle can be seen. The fourth rifle is a typical target bolt action model, possibly some Anschütz model.
Edison Giocattoli Jaguarmatic
An Edison Giocattoli Jaguarmatic cap gun is seen in the shop window of a toy store.
Wild West Toy Guns
Several toy guns in Wild West style are seen in the shop window in Paris.
MP40 on Posters
In reality Luciano Lutring used an MP40 during his robberies. Some movie posters follow the real story and depict Hoffmann's character with MP40.
In the scene in Sanremo, an aircraft carrier is visible on the horizon. This is most likely a Forrestal-class ship, due to the position and the shape of the island, and among the ships of this class, Saratoga (CV-60) is most possible guess as this ship served in the Mediterranean Fleet in 1964-1967.