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Return of Sabata

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Return of Sabata
È tornato Sabata ... hai chiuso un'altra volta
Return of Sabata.jpg
Return of Sabata (1971)
Country ITA.jpg Italy
ESP 45-77.jpg Spain
GER.jpg West Germany
Directed by Gianfranco Parolini
Release Date 1971
Language Italian
Studio Produzioni Europee Associati (PEA)
Distributor United Artists
Main Cast
Character Actor
Sabata Lee Van Cleef
Joe McIntock Giampiero Albertini
Clyde Reiner Schöne
Bronco Ignazio Spalla
Jeremy Sweeney Gianni Rizzo
Ángel Aldo Canti

Return of Sabata (Italian: È tornato Sabata ... hai chiuso un'altra volta, lit: Sabata is back ... you're finished again) is a 1971 Italian-Spanish Spaghetti Western film directed by Gianfranco Parolini starring Lee Van Cleef, who reprise his role as "Sabata".

The following weapons were used in the film Return of Sabata:


Remington 1866 Derringer

During the film's climax, Clyde (Reiner Schöne) betrays Joe McIntock (Giampiero Albertini) by pointing a Remington 1866 Derringer at him. He can also be seen briefly when Sabata goes buy a gun at the Texas gun store.

Remington 1866 Derringer w/ polished steel finish and pearl grips - .41 Short Rimfire (RF)
Two Remington 1866 Derringers are seen in the gun shop in the Texas city.
Clyde aim his Remington 1866 Derringer at Joe McIntock.
A close-up shot of the Remington 1866 Derringer.
When Sabata enters the room, Clyde targets him thinking he was one of McIntock's men.

Protector Palm Pistol

Sabata uses a Protector Palm Pistol during a few moments in the film. His most notable moment is during a duel between Sabata (Lee Van Cleef) and some of McIntock's men.

Protector Palm Pistol - .32 Short Rimfire (RF)
The gun smith owner takes the Protector Palm Pistol and sells it to Sabata.
During the duel with McIntock's men, Sabata surprises everyone by firing his Protector Palm Pistol.
Sabata fire his Protector Palm Pistol at Joe McIntock after Clyde betrays the latter.

Sharps Pepperbox

At various points, the film's characters are seen carrying and using their tiny Sharps Pepperbox guns, of which Sabata (Lee Van Cleef) is the most notable.

Sharps Model 2A - .22 Short/.32 Rimfire (RF)
Sabata shows off his Sharps Pepperbox hidden under his boot.

Sabata's Derringer

Sabata's Derringer (Lee Van Cleef) returns from the first film again as Sabata's main sidearm.

The real Sabata Derringer used by Lee Van Cleef in Sabata and Return of Sabata.
During the opening, Sabata surrenders to one of the armed men from the jury/circus.
Sabata reveals the three barrels hidden in the grip of his Derringer.
Bronco points Sabata's Derringer at one of McIntock's men guarding Clyde.
Sabata arms himself with his Derringer after men sent by McIntock attack him at his home.
A good side shot of the Sabata's Derringer.
Sabata shoots Clyde's finger during the film's climax scene.


Apache Pepperbox (Mock-up)

Joe McIntock (Giampiero Albertini) is occasionally seen armed with an Apache Pepperbox Revolver when confronting Sabata, but is never shot. The Apache Pepperbox seen in the film appears to be a replica, as close inspection reveals several differences from a real Apache Pepperbox.

Dolne/Apache Pepperbox Revolver - 7mm Lefaucheux Pinfire
Joe McIntock goes face to face with Sabata with his Apache Pepperbox in hand.
Joe McIntock tries to arms himself with his Apache Pepperbox during the film climax.

Colt 1851 Navy

A Colt 1851 Navy is seen in the Texas gun smith where Sabata (Lee Van Cleef) goes to buy a gun, but at no other time in the film is it used.

Colt 1851 Navy - .36 Caliber
The Colt 1851 Navy is seen in a Texas gun smith.

Colt 1873 Single Action Army

As usual, the Colt Single Action Army is the most used revolver during the course of the film, mainly by McIntock's men.

Colt 1873 Single Action Army w/ 7.5" barrel - .45 Long Colt
And another uses a Colt SAA "Cavalry"
Once the performance is over, Sabata and the other actors leave with their weapons.
Colt 1873 Single Action Army w/ 5.5" barrel - .45 Long Colt
During the presentation of the circus as a jury where Sabata faces some armed men.
One of them armed men carries a Colt SAA "Artillery".
One of McIntock's men shoots at the ground to shout at the people accompanying Sabata.
A close-up shot of the Colt SAA of one of the McIntock's men.
Colt 1873 Single Action Army w/ 4.75" barrel - .45 Long Colt
Sabata is briefly seen carrying a Colt SAA "Quick-Draw".

Rast & Gasser Modell 1898

The Rast & Gasser M1898 from the previous film (Adios, Sabata) briefly returns as a exhibition gun at the Texas gun smith, at no time is it used.

Rast & Gasser Modell 1898 - 8x27mm Gasser
The Rast & Gasser M1898 is seen in a Texas gun smith.


Winchester Model 1866 "Yellow Boy"

Throughout the film, the only rifle used is the Winchester Model 1866 "Yellow Boy" by the characters, of which Sabata Lee Van Cleef stands out.

Winchester Model 1866 "Yellow Boy" - .44 Henry/.44 Rimfire (RF)
When two of the men who were looking after Clyde at McIntock's request confront Sabata, the latter has a Winchester Model 1866 "Yellow Boy" with the stock cut off under the table which he uses to defend himself.
One of the men who has to protect Clyde is armed with a Winchester Model 1866 "Yellow Boy" that he intends to use against Sabata.
Sabata fires a Winchester Model 1866 "Yellow Boy" at McIntock's men during a chase.

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