From my eye, the action resembles a modified M1 Carbine with the gas system ommitted. In fact, I'm fairly certain that's what it is. Back when that movie was made, M1 Carbines were still plentiful, too.
Carl N. Brown
December 4, 2008, 11:24 AM
two versions: "hero" gun that fired blanks (appears to be Universal carbine action in a thumbhole stock) and "background" gun inert or dummy for extras in the background. IIRC they also used the Danish Madsen SMG in a 'gorilla' stock also.
December 4, 2008, 11:30 AM
neat web sites Jorg!
January 11, 2009, 03:49 PM
Great movie.Neat rifles for the time period too.tom.
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