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Black Series (Série noire)

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Black Series (Série noire)
Serie noire Poster.jpg
Original Theatrical Poster
Country FRA.jpg France
Directed by Alain Corneau
Release Date 1979
Language French
Studio Gaumont
Distributor Gaumont
Main Cast
Character Actor
Franck Poupart Patrick Dewaere
Jeanne Myriam Boyer
Mona Marie Trintignant
Staplin Bernard Blier
Andreas Tikides Andreas Katsulas
Mona's aunt Jeanne Herviale

Black Series (Série noire, a French euphemism for "bad luck") is a 1979 French crime drama directed by Alain Corneau and based on the novel "A Hell of a Woman" by Jim Thompson. Franck Poupart (Patrick Dewaere), an unfortunate door-to-door salesman, gets acquainted with Mona (Marie Trintignant), an underage prostitute. Mona persuades Franck to rob her rich aunt.

The following weapons were used in the film Black Series (Série noire):


Franck Poupart (Patrick Dewaere) finds an M1911 pistol in Mona's aunt's room and uses it to stage the robbery.

Original Colt M1911 (dated 1913) - .45 ACP
Serie noire-M1911-1.jpg
Franck finds the gun, hidden under the mattress.
He examines the pistol.
"Oh my! Forty-five caliber, and loaded!"
Franck puts the pistol in the dead hand of his accomplice Andreas Tikides (Andreas Katsulas).
A good view of the grip.
Franck stages the robbery, puting the pistol in the dead hand of Mona's aunt.

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