|A Special Cop in Action|
(Italia a mano armata)
Original Italian poster
||Flaminia Produzioni Cinematografiche
A Special Cop in Action (original title Italia a mano armata ("Italy armed")) is a 1976 Italian crime movie, directed by Marino Girolami (credited as Franco Martinelli). This is the third and final chapter in the trilogy about Commissioner Betti (Maurizio Merli), after Violent City (1975) and Violent Naples (1976). In this movie Betti wages war against the crime syndicate in Turin, Milan and Genoa.
The following weapons were used in the film A Special Cop in Action (Italia a mano armata):
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Smith & Wesson Military & Police
During the bank heist in Turin the second robber (uncredited) is armed with a Smith & Wesson Military & Police revolver.
Smith & Wesson Model M&P Revolver with 5" Barrel - .38 Special
Smith & Wesson Model 10 Snub Nose
What appears to be a Smith & Wesson Model 10 Snub Nose revolver is used by criminal Attardi (Dino Mattielli) during rhe shootout in Genoa port.
Smith & Wesson Model 10 snub nose revolver - .38 Special. Early Model
The six-shot cylinder can be seen.
The side view of the revolver.
In one scene an undercover cop Massimo Fabbri (Massimo Vanni) draws a compact revolver when he is uncovered.
During the chase on rooftops Rocchi (Carlo Valli) fires a snub nose revolver at pursuing Betti. Possibly this is the same Smith & Wesson Model 10 Snub Nose that is later reused as Attardi's handgun.
A Beretta M1951 is Commissioner Betti's (Maurizio Merli) sidearm. A Beretta M1951 is also seen in hands of criminal Bertoli (Franco Borelli) during the shootout in Genoa port.
Betti surprises two bank robbers during the heist in Milan.
Betti fires his Beretta during the car chase.
Bertoli readies his pistol.
Betti holds his pistol in the scene in Turin airport.
Beretta M1934 pistols are service sidearms of police officers.
Beretta Model 1934 - .380 ACP
A police officer draws his pistol during the bank heist in Turin.
In the scene in nautical club crime boss Jean Albertelli (John Saxon) hands an M1911A1 pistol to his henchman and formal owner of the club Lazzari (Adolfo Lastretti).
Pre-War Colt M1911A1 - Commercial Model known as the "Colt Government Model" - .45 ACP. This has a deep Colt factory blued finish, common for commercial variants before and after the war.
Albertelli readies the pistol.
The third bank robber (uncredited) uses a Walther P38 during the bank heist in Turin. A P38 is briefly seen in hands of Luzzi (Daniele Dublino), a member of kidnappers gang.
Walther P38 pistol (manufactured at the Mauser Factory) - World War II dated - 9x19mm
A robber threatens bank cashiers.
The P38 is seen when the gang leaves the bank.
A P38 is seen in hands of Luzzi (at the right).
One of the trio of bank robbers holds what appears to be a Browning Hi-Power during the heist in Milan. A Hi-Power is used by drug trafficer Forestier (Stelio Candelli) during the shootout in Genoa port.
Browning Hi-Power "Type 73" - 9x19mm
The robber at the left holds a supposed Hi-Power when the duo is surprised by Betti.
Forestier draws a Hi-Power when police appears in vincinity.
During the shootout in Genoa port a compact pistol is very briefly seen in hands of Commissioner Arpino (Raymond Pellegrin).
Arpino tries to stop Forestier's car.
The first bank robber (uncredited) uses a FNA-B 43 during the heists in Turin and Milan.
The robber breaks in Turin bank.
The leader of kidnappers gang Salvatore Mancuso (Sergio Fiorentini) holds an MP40 during the release of kidnapped children.
Mancuso fires his MP40 from the barn.
M3 "Grease Gun"
Torri (Marcello Monti), one of the kidnappers, holds an M3 "Grease Gun" during the releasing of kidnapped children.
M3 "Grease Gun" - .45 ACP
Torri appears from the barn with M3 in hands.
Sten Mk II
During the car chase Luzzi (Daniele Dublino) uses a Sten Mk II SMG with custom pistol grip. In the final scene a Sten is seen in hands of Forestier (Stelio Candelli).
Sten Mk II (Canadian) - 9x19mm
Luzzi fires at pursuing police car.
Luzzi leaves the burning car and throws away his Sten. The custom pistol grip can be seen.
Forestier threatens Carlo Morel (Fortunato Arena) with his Sten.
Numerous police officers carry Beretta M12 SMGs in several scenes.
A police officer with Beretta M12 patrols a road.
A police officer aims his Beretta M12 at surprised bank robbers.
A police officer fires a Beretta M12 during the shootout in Genoa port.
Bolt Action Sniper Rifles
During the release of kidnapped children police snipers use bolt action rifles of unclear model.