|Shattered Sky (Raskolotoe nebo)
||Dovzhenko Film Studio
Shattered Sky (Raskolotoe nebo) is a Soviet 1979 mini-series directed by Anatoliy Ivanov. During the Great War several Russian military pilots are trained in France. After Russian revolution 1917 they return back, and the Civil war splits former comrades-in-arms between Reds and Whites.
The following weapons were used in the film Shattered Sky (Raskolotoe nebo):
Nagant M1895 revolvers are widely used by both Reds and Whites, notably Daniil Semyonovich Shchepkin (Aristarkh Livanov) and Leonid Leopoldovich (Leon) Sventitskiy (Sergey Nikonenko), former Russian Army and White Army Poruchiks and later Red Army pilots, and White Army Lt. Col. Viktor Nikolayevich Cherkizov (Ernst Romanov). Revolvers are of anachronistic post-1930 version.
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Nagant M1895 Revolver - 7.62x38R Nagant. Note the angular front sight which was used from 1930s.
Molochkov (Viktor Miroshnichenko
), a member of Special Department (military counterintelligence of Red Army), holds a Nagant.
Shchepkin holds his Nagant. This gun is a personal award weapon, and thus plays a significant role in the plot.
Shchepkin hands his Nagant to Sventitskiy.
Red Army commander Mikhail Konyaev (Yuriy Nazarov
) holds a Nagant.
Wounded Sventitskiy holds a Nagant.
Lt. Col. Cherkizov holds a Nagant.
A Nagant falls from Cherkizov's dead hand.
Konyaev (at the left) holds a Nagant while Shchepkin picks up Cherkizov's revolver...
...and finds out that this is his own award gun.
Mauser C96 "Bolo"
Red Army pilot Yakov Gnevnyy (Abesalom Loria) carries a Mauser C96 "Bolo" pistol, out of time for 1919.
Mauser C96 Short Barreled "Bolo" Model - 7.63x25mm Mauser
Gnevnyy carries a Mauser in wooden holster-stock.
Konyaev holds Mauser ammo.
Wounded Gnevnyy holds his pistol.
Percussion Cap Pistol (Possibly Mockup)
A Percussion Cap Pistol is seen on the wall. Its general shape also causes suspicion that it can be a single barreled shotgun, mocked up as percussion cap pistol.
A pistol and a pair of cavalry swords are seen on the wall.
Mosin Nagant M1891/30
Red Army soldiers are armed with Mosin Nagant M1891/30 rifles, standing for original M91s. In one scene Daniil Shchepkin (Aristarkh Livanov) is seen with a rifle.
Mosin Nagant M1891/30 - 7.62x54mm R
Red soldiers with M91/30 rifles on convoy.
Red soldiers of Konyaev's unit with rifles.
Soldiers of the Red air squadron with rifles.
Red soldiers with rifles.
A Maxim M1910/30 is seen mounted on a makeshift mounting for air gunnery training. A Maxim on standard Sokolov mount is used by Konyaev's soldiers.
Maxim 1910/30 machine gun - 7.62x54mmR
A general view of the mounting.
Red soldiers with a Maxim.
An MG08/15 is used as aircraft machine gun.
Maxim MG08/15 - 7.92x57mm Mauser
The series shows a wide variety of handgun holsters, including some anachronistic.
British pilots Henry Lowford (V. Beliy) and unnamed one (Aleksandr Zadneprovsky) carry holsters for Smith & Wesson No.3 Russian Model
revolvers, standing for Webley revolver holsters.
Russian Army pilots with Nagant holsters.
Shchepkin carries a Nagant holster.
Full size replicas (on land) and scale models (in flight) of WW1 era airplanes are seen in the series.
Farman recognaissance plane on airfield
A mockup of air bomb, used by White Army pistol Poruchik
Baron Aleksandr Tubenshlyak (Yuri Mochalov
) during the aerial bombardment.
Documentary footage of Russian Civil war is seen in the series.
76.2mm field gun on railway flatcar.