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Ivory Coast Adventure

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Ivory Coast Adventure
Le gentleman de Cocody
Le gentleman de Cocody Poster.jpg
Original French Poster
Country FRA.jpg France
ITA.jpg Italy
Directed by Christian-Jaque
Release Date 1965
Language French
Studio Euro-France Films
Gaumont International
Main Cast
Character Actor
Jean-Luc Hervé de la Tommeraye Jean Marais
Arlette Velpeau aka Baby Liselotte Pulver
Rouffignac Jacques Morel
Renaud Lefranc Philippe Clay
Angelina Maria Grazia Buccella
Pepe Robert Dalban

Ivory Coast Adventure (original title Le gentleman de Cocody) is a 1965 French-Italian adventure movie directed by Christian-Jaque and starring Jean Marais as Jean-Luc Hervé de la Tommeraye, a debonair French diplomat in an African country who managed to be involved in a conflict between two gangs for a payload of smuggled diamonds.

The following weapons were used in the film Ivory Coast Adventure:


Luger P08

Most criminals use Luger P08 pistols. In several scenes Baby (Liselotte Pulver) and Jean-Luc Hervé (Jean Marais) also carry Lugers, taken from criminals.

Luger P08 - 9x19mm
Renaud Lefranc (Philippe Clay) fires his Luger.
Lefranc holds a discharged Luger with the jointed arm in its most bent position.
Jean-Luc with Sten Mk II and Baby with P08 fire at "Sons of Panther".
Two "Sons of Panther" fire their Lugers.
One of the French gangsters holds his Luger.
Lefranc holds Jean-Luc at gunpoint.
Jean-Luc Hervé holds a P08 in the final scene.
Jean-Luc Hervé (at the left) fires a Luger in the final scene. Next to him a French gangster fires two Lugers.
The abovementioned gangster with two Lugers.


M1911A1 pistols are seen in hands of various characters, including Rouffignac (Jacques Morel) and Jean-Luc Hervé (Jean Marais).

World War II Colt M1911A1 Pistol - .45 ACP. This was an issued U.S. Army pistol with parkerized finish, thus the official designation of M1911A1
A member of "Sons of Panther" threatens a man on the ferry.
A member of "Sons of Panther" fires his M1911 in the final scene.
Jean-Luc Hervé holds a pistol, taken from Rouffignac.

MAC Mle 1950

A MAC Mle 1950 pistol is seen in hand of a local policeman in the final scene.

MAS Mle 1950 - 9x19mm Par

St. Etienne Le Municipal

In one scene Angelina (Maria Grazia Buccella) holds a St. Etienne Le Municipal revolver.

St. Etienne Le Municipal revolver - 8x27mm SR. Unlike the sample, the screen gun has slightly longer barrel and blue finish.
Angelina holds her revolver.
Angelina fires.

Unidentified revolver

In one scene Baby (Liselotte Pulver) holds an unidentified revolver, possibly one of numerous Spanish WW1 era models, based on French MAS Mle 1892, Belgian Pieper or US Colt revolvers.

For comparison: WWI Spanish/French Model 1915 revolver - 8mm. Copy of the Belgian Pieper made in Spain for the French and Romanian military. The screen gun has similar shape of the frame.
Baby holds her revolver during the night scene in hotel.

Submachine Guns

Sten Mk II

Sten Mk II SMGs are widely used by both "Sons of Panther" and the French gangsters. In one scene Jean-Luc Hervé (Jean Marais) uses a captured Sten.

Sten Mk II (Canadian) - 9x19mm
A member of "Sons of Panther" holds a Sten during the night scene in hotel.
Jean-Luc with Sten and Baby (Liselotte Pulver) with Luger P08.
Another view of the same scene.
One of the French gangsters holds a Sten at the left.
A member of "Sons of Panther" fires a Sten in the final scene.
Pepe (Robert Dalban) (in the middle) fires his Sten.
Pepe with Sten and a Luger, tucked in his pants. Next to him another gangster also fires a Sten.


MP40 SMGs are also used by criminals.

MP40 - 9x19mm
Pepe (Robert Dalban) holds an MP40.
A member of "Sons of Panther" fires his MP40 in the final scene.
A French gangster (the one in checkered shirt) fires MP40, holding it "gangsta-style".


In the final scene MAT-49 SMGs are seen in hands of local police.

MAT-49 - 9x19mm
A blurry but recognisable view of MAT-49.
A policeman with MAT-49 is seen at the left.


Double Barreled Shotgun

During the expedition in jungles Baby (Liselotte Pulver) carries a double barreled shotgun.

Baby carries a double barreled shotgun.
Baby fires at a snake.
Another view of the shotgun.


Mauser 98 Sporter

Renaud Lefranc (Philippe Clay) carries a Mauser 98 Sporter rifle with a sniper scope.

Mauser 98 Sporter Model K - 7.92x57mm Mauser
Lefranc carries his rifle.
He aims.
Another view of the rifle.

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