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Boys from Brazil, The
The Boys from Brazil is the 1978 film adaptation of Ira Levin's novel of the same name. Sir Laurence Olivier stars as Ezra Lieberman, an elderly concentration camp survivor devoted to tracking down fugitive Nazi war criminals (a fictional version of real-life Nazi hunter Simon Wiesenthal), who is tipped off by one of his eager proteges that Dr. Josef Mengele (Gregory Peck), the "Angel of Death" of the Auschwitz concentration camp, is alive and well in South America, and engaged in an ambitious project to clone Adolf Hitler and restore the Nazis to power.
The film was notable for its accurate description of cloning science (which, at the time of its release, was still regarded as far-fetched), and for bringing Olivier his ninth and last Academy Award nomination for an acting role - ironically, his previous one had been two years before for Marathon Man (1976), in which he played a Nazi war criminal.
The following weapons were used in the film The Boys from Brazil:
When the Nazis destroy Dr. Josef Mengele's (Gregory Peck) Paraguayan laboratory, Dietrich Hessen (Sky Dumont) and Arnold Schwimmer (Wolf Kahler) carry M16 assault rifles. The guns aren't used onscreen, but are presumably used to kill Mengele's Paraguayan servants and bodyguards offscreen, as we hear gunfire and see the people lying dead on the ground.
Single Shot Shotgun
Henry Wheelock (John Dehner) has two Single Shot shotguns displayed above his fireplace mantle when Dr. Mengele comes to kill him.
Dr. Josef Mengele (Gregory Peck) carries a Browning Hi-Power as his personal weapon. He uses it to kill Henry Wheelock (John Dehner) as part of his scheme to recreate the childhood of Adolf Hitler, as Wheelock's adopted son, Bobby, is (unknown to Wheelock) a clone of Hitler.