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The Law Is the Law

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The Law Is the Law
La loi, c'est la loi
La legge è legge
Law is Law-Poster.jpg
Original French Poster
Country FRA.jpg France
ITA.jpg Italy
Directed by Christian-Jaque
Release Date 1958
Language French
Studio Filmsonor
France Cinema Productions
Les Films Ariane
Vides France
Main Cast
Character Actor
Ferdinand Pastorelli Fernandel
Giuseppe La Paglia Totò
Malandain Noël Roquevert
Donadieu René Génin
Hélène Pastorelli Nathalie Nerval
Antonietta La Paglia Leda Gloria

The Law Is the Law is a French-Italian 1958 comedy movie directed by Christian-Jaque and starring Fernandel as French customs officer Ferdinand Pastorelli and Totò as Italian smuggler Giuseppe La Paglia.

The following weapons were used in the film The Law Is the Law:


Beretta M1934

A Beretta M1934 is Pastorelli's service sidearm.

Beretta Modello 1934 - .380 ACP
The Law Is the Law-Beretta-1.jpg
The Law Is the Law-Beretta-2.jpg
Pastorelli with his pistol in the opening scene.

Submachine Guns

Beretta Model 38A

What appears to be a Beretta Model 38A is carried by one of the Italian Carabinieri.

Beretta Model 38A - 9x19mm
The Carabinieri on the left carries the Beretta over his back.


Winchester Model 70

In the final scene, Pastorelli uses a Winchester Model 70 rifle with a sniper scope.

Pre-1964 Winchester Model 70 - .30-06
Pastorelli aims his rifle.
A bolt handle is seen.
Another view at the rifle.

Carcano M91/38 Cavalry Carbine

In the final scene, one of the French policemen carries a Carcano M91/38 Cavalry Carbine. The rifle can be identified due to its typical folding bayonet.

Carcano M91/38 Cavalry Carbine with folded bayonet - 6.5x52mm
The man at the left carries a Carcano cavalr carbine with folded bayonet.

Unidentified rifles

In the final scene, both French and Italian policemen carry rifles that aren't seen clearly enough to be identified.

French gendarmerie.
Italian carabiniers.

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