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A Youth Orchestra (Orkestar jedne mladosti)

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A Youth Orchestra
(Orkestar jedne mladosti)
Cinema Poster
Country YUG.jpg Yugoslavia
Directed by Svetislav Pavlović
Release Date 1985
Language Serbo-Croatian
Studio Avala Film
Union Film
Main Cast
Character Actor
Dragiša Kojić Ljubisa Samardzic
Nena Gordana Bjelica
Brauske Oleg Vidov
Johan Marijan Srienc

A Youth Orchestra (Original title is Orkestar jedne mladosti) is a 1985 Yugoslav war drama movie set in WWII. Story was based on real event, when the orchestra of the local volunteer fire brigade organizes a resistance movement in the occupied city, and then moved the partisans in the mountains. Film starred Ljubisa Samardzic and Gordana Bjelica and Oleg Vidov.

The following weapons were used in the film A Youth Orchestra (Orkestar jedne mladosti):


FN Model 1922

Kojic's friend Borko, a officer of Yugoslavian Army, owned a FN Model 1922 pistol.

FN Model 1922 with wood grips - .32 ACP

Zastava M57

The young diversionist Beli (right), Gavra's friend from the orchestra, is armed with a Zastava M57 pistol mocked as Soviet Tokarev TT-33.

Zastava M57 - 7.62x25mm Tokarev

Walther PPK

The marbled Walther PPK pistol is seen hidden in a bag of Electrician (Dusan Vojnovic) .

Early Waffenamt marked Walther PPK. Note the differences: orange bakelite grips, lanyard ring, smaller rear sight, grooved top, and irregular front - 7.65x17mm Auto (.32 ACP)

Walther P38

German officers, include Johan (Marijan Srienc) and Brauske (Oleg Vidov), carry Walther P38 as their sidearm. Also Nena (Gordana Bjelica) and Gavra (Dusan Askovic) are seen with this pistol.

Walther P38 pistol - 9x19mm
The pharmacist Nena (Gordana Bjelica) hides guns for young resistance members.
Gavra (Dusan Aškovic)(left) and other young diversionist aim their guns into the window of Johan's room.
Walther P38 seized Gavro also from pocket of the electrician (Dusan Vojnovic) (middle).
Brauske (Oleg Vidov) holds his sidearm in hand.
Johan (Marijan Srienc) pulls his Walther P38 from a holster.
Nena aims Walther P38 in action.

Submachine Guns


Some German soldiers and primarily military police are seen with MP40 submachine guns.

MP40 - 9x19mm


Karabiner 98k

Yugoslavian soldiers on railway station and in the train are armed with a Karabiner 98k rifles.

Karabiner 98k - 7.92x57mm

M48 Yugoslavian Mauser

Some Yugoslavian and German soldiers carry a M48 Yugoslavian Mauser. Dragiša Kojić (Ljubisa Samardzic) looted the German arms depot full of these rifles.

Yugoslavian M48 Mauser - 7.92x57mm Mauser
Dragiša Kojić (Ljubisa Samardzic) carries on his shoulder its prey.

Machine Guns

ZB26 Light Machine Gun

Yugoslav soldiers used in fight Czechoslovak ZB26 light machine guns.

ZB26 Light Machine Gun - 7.92x57mm

KPVT Heavy Machine Gun

On a "German" armored car is mounted a KPVT heavy machine gun.

KPVT heavy machine gun - 14.5x114mm

MG 34

German soldiers at checkpoints are equipped with a MG 34 machine guns.

MG 34- 7.92x57mm Mauser

Hand grenades

M52 Hand Grenade

The greengrocer (Miodrag Radovanovic) hides several M52 Hand Grenades (or M52 P1) in Kojič's (Ljubisa Samardzic) bag.

M52 P1 Yugoslavian Hand Grenade

Other Weapons

122 mm howitzer M1938 (M-30)

German troops in this movie are equipped with 122 mm howitzer M1938 (M-30).

Soviet 121.92 mm (4.8 inch) howitzer.


Likewise, you can see the anachronistic BRDM-2 armored cars with German markings.


Tank T-55

The biggest faux paux in the movie is the appearance a T-55 tank in role of German tank.


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