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Death of a Hoodlum (Muerte de un quinqui)
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Muerte de un quinqui (never released in English; direct translation of the title is Death of a Hoodlum) is a 1975 Spanish crime thriller directed by León Klimovsky. After a jewelry store heist one of the criminals, Marcos (Paul Naschy), deceived his companions and disappeared with all loot. While other robbers search him, Marcos hides in the remote province and is hired as a manservant in an estate where a disabled man lives with his wife and daughter.
The following weapons were used in the film Death of a Hoodlum (Muerte de un quinqui):
Astra 400 Pistol
A suppressed Astra 400 pistol is used by Marcos (Paul Naschy) during the heist in the opening scene. Later he is seen with this pistol in several scenes, using it with and without suppressor. Astra 400 pistols are also used by Martín (Frank Braña) and his henchmen.
Star Model B Pistol
In the opening scene Samano (Francisco Nieto), the second robber, is armed with an 1911-style pistol. Similar looking pistols are also seen in hands of other criminals, including Martín (Frank Braña). As the movie is Spanish, these pistols are supposed to be Spanish versions of 1911, like Star Model B (or maybe a Super B).
A revolver that appears to be an Arminius HW-1 is Marcos' (Paul Naschy) backup weapon.
Rexim Favor "Commando"
One more weapon, used by Marcos (Paul Naschy), is a Rexim-Favor submachine gun. It's a "Commando" version of this weapon, identifiable by its unshrouded barrel.
Erma Werke Model E M1 Carbine
A semi-auto carbine is Ricardo's (Heinrich Starhemberg) favoured weapon. In the final scene it is used by Elena (Julia Saly), Ricardo's daughter. The carbine appears to be an Erma Werke Model E M1, a commercial version of M1 Carbine in .22LR caliber. The rifle has had the rear sight removed leaving a bare dovetail scope mount.
M43 Spanish Mauser
In one scene two Guardia Civil gendarmes visit the estate. They carry M43 Spanish Mauser rifles, identified by straight bolt handles and auxiliary bayonet lugs. Strangely, these rifles have the muzzle parts of the barrel shorter than on a standard model.
Several bolt action rifles are seen in Ricardo's (Heinrich Starhemberg) locker. In one scene he threatens Marcos with one of these guns.