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Forget the Word 'Death' (Zabud'te slovo 'smert')

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Forget the Word 'Death'
(Zabud'te slovo 'smert')
Zabudte slovo smert Poster.jpg
Country SOV.jpg USSR
Directed by Samvel Gasparov
Release Date 1979
Language Russian
Studio Odessa Film Studios
Main Cast
Character Actor
Ivan Ostrovoy Bogdan Stupka
Dmitry Polischuk Evgeni Leonov-Gladyshev
Armen Kalyanov Pyotr Merkuryev
Kickot Konstantin Stepankov
Levchenko Oleg Korchikov
Okhrim Elgudzha Burduli
Negrebetskaya Olga Gasparova
Old Andrey Aleksandr Gorbatov

Forget the Word 'Death' (Zabud'te slovo 'smert') is a Soviet 1979 action movie directed by Samvel Gasparov. The story takes place during the Russian Civil War. Red commissar Ivan Ostrovoy (Bogdan Stupka) and his friends, Red Army cavalryman Dmitry Polischuk (Evgeni Leonov-Gladyshev) and a former circus prestidigitator Armen Kalyanov (Pyotr Merkuryev), fight against a gang of outlaws.

The following weapons are seen in the movie Forget the Word 'Death' (Zabud'te slovo 'smert'):


Nagant 1895

A Nagant M1895 revolver is a personal weapon of Ivan Ostrovoy (Bogdan Stupka). Levchenko (Oleg Korchikov) and several minor characters also carry Nagants.

Nagant M1895 Revolver - 7.62x38N. This is post-1930 version.
Levchenko threatens a captured bandit with his Nagant.
Ostrovoy carries his Nagant in shoulder holster.
Ostrovoy with Nagant in hand in the final scene.
Ostrovoy fires his revolver.

Mauser C96 "Broomhandle"

In one scene Mauser C96 "Broomhandle" is carried by Levchenko (Oleg Korchikov).

Pre-War dated Mauser C96 "Broomhandle" Commercial Version - 7.63x25mm Mauser
Levchenko puts his Mauser back in holster.


Mosin Nagant M1891/30

Mosin Nagant M1891/30 rifles are briefly seen in hands of Red Army soldiers.

Full-length, Soviet Mosin Nagant M91/30 - 7.62x54mm R
A sentry holds M91/30 rifle with bayonet.

Mosin Nagant M1938 Carbine

Anachronistic Mosin Nagant M1938 Carbines are used by Dmitry Polischuk (Evgeni Leonov-Gladyshev) and Ivan Ostrovoy (Bogdan Stupka). Red Army cavalrymen and Kickot's outlaws also carry M38 carbines.

Mosin Nagant M38 Carbine - 7.62x54mm R
One of Kickot's men (Vadim Gutman) fires an M38 carbine.
Dmitry Polischuk fires his carbine.
Dmitry Polischuk with his carbine in the final scene.
One of Kickot's men with a carbine in the final scene.
Ostrovoy fires his carbine in the final scene.
Red Army cavalrymen are mostly armed with M38 carbines.

Mosin Nagant Sawn-off Rifle ("Obrez")

Several bandits, including Kickot's bodyguard Okhrim (Elgudzha Burduli), carry Mosin Nagant sawn-off "obrez".

Sawn-off Mosin Nagant M1891/30 "obrez"
A bandit with obrez in hand.
Okhrim holds his obrez.
A bandit (Yury Eller) wih obrez is shot during the final firefight.
A bandit (Vadim Gutman) fires his obrez in the final shootout.
Okhrim with obrez in the final scene.


Double Barreled Shotgun

During the final shootout several villagers are armed with Double Barreled Shotguns.

An old villager (Vladimir Alekseyenko) with a double barreled shotgun.
The same character during the shootout.
A view at the muzzle.
Pyotr Bachura (Vitaly Rozstalny) fires his shotgun.

Mosin Nagant/Frolov Shotgun

Frolov bolt action shotguns are used by several minor characters.

"Frolovka" shotgun (converted Mosin Nagant rifle) - 28 gauge
A villager holds a bolt action shotgun when he is shot through the window.
The old bandit Andrey (Aleksandr Gorbatov) loads his bolt action shotgun.
Young villager Andrey Bachura (Aleksandr Strigalyov) fires his gun during the final shootout.

Machine Guns

Degtyaryov DT (visually modified to resemble Lewis)

During the final shootout a Degtyaryov DT, visually modified to resemble Lewis, is used by Armen Kalyanov (Pyotr Merkuryev) and then by Dmitry Polischuk (Evgeni Leonov-Gladyshev).

DT machine gun with bipod - 7.62x54mm R
Lewis Gun - .303 British
Kalyanov with a fake Lewis before the final shootout.
Kalyanov fires the machine gun.
Polischuk fires the machine gun.

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