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Hold-Up (Nalyot)

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Hold-Up (Nalyot)
DVD Cover
Country UKR.jpg Ukraine
Directed by Igor Sevchenko
Release Date 1993
Language Russian
Studio Odessa Film Studio
Main Cast
Character Actor
Stepan Sergei Pozhogin
Karp Ignatyevich alias "The Uncle" Aleksey Petrenko
Petyunya Aleksandr Baluev
Pal Palych Anatoli Stolbov
Militsiya Major Kondrat Philimonovich Evgeniy Steblov
Stepan's wife Tatyana Lyutaeva

Hold-Up (a direct translation of the original title Nalyot; Russian title Налётъ is intentionally written in the pre-reform Russian orthography, with the hard sign at the end of the word) is a 1993 Ukrainian Russian-language crime comedy directed by Igor Sevchenko. A seasoned criminal, gang boss Karp Ignatyevich (Aleksey Petrenko) involves his inexperienced nephew Stepan (Sergei Pozhogin) into a bank hold-up. In honor of their future success, they arrange a banquette for their gang, but Militsiya (police) is also aware about this assembly.

The following weapons were used in the film Hold-Up (Nalyot):


Nagant M1895

Several criminals carry Nagant M1895 revolvers. Petyunya (Aleksandr Baluev) hands a Nagant to Stepan (Sergei Pozhogin).

Nagant M1895 Revolver - 7.62x38R Nagant. Note the angular front sight which was used from 1930s.
A criminal (Vladimir Karasyov) holds a Nagant. Later this character is seen with a FEG 37M and then with a TT-33.
He "reloads" the revolver. Three cartridges in his hand doesn't fit to Nagant: the one at the right is a pistol cartridge, possibly 7.62x25, the one in center is a rifle cartridge, possibly 7.62x39, and the one at the left resembles a shotgun slug, or maybe an empty brass for large caliber machine gun.
A criminal holds a Nagant in the scene in the restaurant.
One more criminal with a Nagant in same scene. This character is later seen with a Beretta M1934 and then with a Walther P38.
Peyunya forcibly puts a Nagant into Stepan's hand.
During the hold-up Stepan carries his revolver on a finger.


Steyr M1912

A personal handgun of Militsiya Major Kondrat Philimonovich (Evgeniy Steblov) is a Steyr M1912 with an award plaque on it (of course, such outdated gun is chosen for a comical effect). This pistol is deactivated and lacks the recoil spring. During the hold-up a Steyr (same prop reused) is seen in hands of a criminal of "The Uncle"'s gang, a Spaniard Federico Henriques (Leonard Sarkisov).

Steyr-Hahn M1912 - 9x23mm Steyr
Maj. Kondrat Philimonovich readies his pistol.
A closeup of the pistol.
The pistol "fires by itself", shooting more than twenty times in a row. Note the lack of the recoil spring.
The award plaque is seen.
Major's son (Vadim Partyga) plays a dangerous game with his father's pistol.
Major "fires" at bandits' car during the chase.
Henriques holds the Steyr dual with Sauer 38H (see below). Later the Steyr switches to a toy M1911A1 (see below).
Major holds the pistol when the gang surrenders.

Tokarev TT-33

TT-33 pistols are seen in hands of a Militsiya Junior Sergeant (uncredited) and of a criminal.

Tokarev TT-33 - 7.62x25mm Tokarev. Pre-1947 version.
A criminal (Vladimir Karasyov) holds a TT instead of previously seen FEG 37M (see below).
Same criminal holds a TT at the right (in the spot of light).
A Militsioneer at the background holds a TT (an inappropriate weapon for 1990s).
Another view of the Militsioneer's pistol.

Mauser C96

An aged criminal Pal Palych (Anatoli Stolbov) carries a Mauser C96. During the hold-up it is fitted with holster-stock.

Pre-War dated Mauser C96 "Broomhandle" Commercial Version - 7.63x25mm Mauser
A criminal holds a Mauser during the brawl in the restaurant.
Pal Palych holds his Mauser in holster.
Pal Palych with the Mauser during the car chase.
Pal Palych holds the Mauser with attached holster-stock during the hold-up.
The Mauser is seen at the right.

Luger P08

In the scene in the restaurant a criminal holds a Luger P08.

Luger P08 - 9x19mm
A poorly seen but still identifiable Luger in hands of a criminal during the brawl in the restaurant.

Walther P38

In the scene in the restaurant and during the hold-up several criminals are seen with Walther P38 pistols.

Walther P38 WWII dated with black grips - 9x19mm
A female criminal with a P38 in hand participates in the brawl in the restaurant.
A criminal at the left holds a P38 during the hold-up. His pistol switches from a Beretta M1934.
The criminal surrenders his pistol.

Sauer 38H

During the hold-up Federico Henriques (Leonard Sarkisov) holds a nickel plated Sauer 38H.

Sauer 38H - 7.65x17mm Browning
A nickel plated Sauer 38H is seen in hand of Federico Henriques (at the right).
Henriques with a Sauer 38H and a Steyr M1912 (see above).
Henriques surrenders his pistol (at the right).

Beretta M1934

During the hold-up a criminal holds a Beretta M1934.

Beretta Model 1934 - 9x17mm Browning
A criminal in hat at the background holds a Beretta M34. Next moment it switches to a Walther P38 (see above).


During the hold-up a criminal (Vladimir Karasyov) holds a FEG 37M.

Hungarian-issued Femaru 37M - 9x17mm Browning
A criminal at the background holds a FEG 37M. In next moment it switches to a TT-33 (see above).

Submachine Guns


A PPSh-41 with stick magazine is seen in hands of a criminal in the scene in the restaurant. During the hold-up a Militsiya Junior Sergeant Lyonya (Leonid Shtekel) is armed with a PPSh (an inappropriate weapon for 1990s).

PPSh-41 with 35-round box magazine - 7.62x25mm Tokarev
A criminal holds a PPSh with stick magazine during the brawl in the restaurant. Petuynya's sawed-off PPSh (see below) is seen at the bottom.
Militsioneer Lyonya holds a PPSh with stick magazine.
Lyonya is pierced with a sporting foil by a criminal Kochkin (Evgeniy Platokhin).

Sawed-Off PPSh-41

Petyunya (Aleksandr Baluev) carries a custom PPSh, with sawed-off barrel and buttstock and custom pistol grip. It has a drum magazine. Such guns were actually used by different criminals, and this example is most likely originally obtained by the police.

PPSh-41 with 71-round drum magazine - 7.62x25mm Tokarev
Petuynya holds his sawed-off PPSh during the brawl in the restaurant.
A closeup of Petuynya's sawed-off PPSh during the car chase.
Petyunya holds his submachine gun during the hold-up. The pistol grip is covered with blue electrical tape.
Another view of the gun.


During the brawl in the restaurant several criminals are seen with MP40s.

MP40 - 9x19mm
An MP40 is seen at the background, near the mirror.
An aged female criminal with an MP40.
Another aged female criminal widely fires an MP40.
A closeup of an MP40 during the crush in cloakroom.

Thompson M1928A1

In the scene in the restaurant a criminal is seen with a Thompson M1928A1.

M1928A1 Thompson with 30-round magazine - .45 ACP. This specimen has the sling swivel relocated to the top of the stock, a modification often made to Thompsons in British service.
A Thompson is seen (at the right) during the crush in cloakroom.
The barrel and magazine of Thompson is seen in center.


Berthier Mle 1907-15

"The Uncle" (Aleksey Petrenko) uses a Berthier Mle 1907-15 that serves him both as crutch and as a gun.

Berthier Model 1907-15 Rifle - 8x50mm R
"The Uncle" uses his rifle as a crutch.
"The Uncle" holds his rifle.

Machine Guns

Maxim M1910/30

A Maxim M1910/30 is mounted on a trailer of bandits' car (a modern kind of tachanka cart with machine gun). It is served by a bearded criminal (Vladimir Karasyov).

Maxim 1910/30, post 1940 manufacture with top hatch on cooling jacket - 7.62x54mmR
A Maxim on car trailer.
Another view of the Maxim.
The gunner fires at pursuing Militsiya car.
The belt is loaded with dummy cartridges.
Another view of firing Maxim.

Other Weapons

F-1 Hand Grenade

In the scene in the restaurant a female criminal (Nonna Alekseeva) owns an F-1 hand grenade (without safety pin!).

F-1 High-Explosive Fragmentation hand grenade
An F-1 in cloakroom.
A cloakroom attendant takes the grenade...
...and hands it to her owner...
...who hides the grenade in the neckline.

M1911A1 Toy Gun

"The Uncle" (Aleksey Petrenko) gives a water pistol, imitating an M1911A1, to Stepan (Sergei Pozhogin), claiming the toy to be a real gun. During the hold-up Federico Henriques (Leonard Sarkisov) holds the same gun instead of previously used Steyr M1912.

World War II Colt M1911A1 - .45 ACP. This was an issued U.S. Army pistol with parkerized finish, thus the official designation of M1911A1
"The Uncle" hands a pistol to Stepan.
Stepan holds the gun.
He decides to commit suicide...
...but finds out that
Henriques holds a toy M1911 when the gang surrender their guns.

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