The Prisoner of Zenda (1952)
The Prisoner of Zenda is a 1952 color remake of the 1937 adaptation of Anthony Hope's novel directed by Richard Thorpe and starring Stewart Granger and James Mason. The film reused the shooting script and score of the 1937, with very few modifications, and even some of the same setups, albeit in color.
The following weapons were used in the film The Prisoner of Zenda:
Webley Mk VI
The Webley Mk VI is the most common revolver seen in the film.
Webley Mk. VI - .455 Webley
Captain Fritz von Tarlenheim (Robert Coote
) with his Webley.
Rupert of Hentzau (James Mason
) and his henchmen with their Webleys drawn.
A guard holds his Webley on Rupert.
Rupert offers up his Webley.
Rupert's Webley on the floor.
Rupert's henchmen open fire.
Enfield No.2 Mk.1*
Rudolf Rassendyll (Stewart Granger) is armed with an Enfield No.2 Mk.1* at the end of the film.
Enfield No.2 Mk.1* - .38 S&W
Rudolf confronts two of Rupert's henchmen. The bobbed hammer is very clearly seen here.
Rudolf Rassendyll uses a Danish Model 1891 Navy when he goes to meet Antoinette de Mauban (Jane Greer).
Danish Model 1891 Navy Double Action Revolver - 9x17R DK
Double Barreled Shotgun
Colonel Zapt (Louis Calhern) and Captain Fritz von Tarlenheim (Robert Coote) are armed with Double Barreled Shotguns when they first meet Rudolf Rassendyll.
Charles Parker 1878 Side by Side Shotgun - 12 Gauge
Colonel Zapt and Captain Fritz von Tarlenheim meet Rudolf Rassendyll.
Compare these shots with those of the original
. Many of the setups used in the remake were identical to those used in the 1937 version.
Ruritanian troops are seen with rifles in the film, but they are not clear enough to identify.
An honor guard with their rifles.
Multiple field guns open fire to salute Rudolf's coronation.
The castle of Zenda has a naval cannon as decoration.