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Movie poster
Country Flag of the United States.jpg United States
Directed by Henry Hathaway
Release Date 1941
Language English
Studio Walter Wanger Productions
Distributor United Artists
Main Cast
Character Actor
William Crawford Bruce Cabot
Zia Gene Tierney
Major A.L. Coombes George Sanders
Dewey Harry Carey
Pallini Joseph Calleia
Lt. Roddy Turner Reginald Gardiner
Jan Kuypens Carl Esmond
Kipsang Emmett Smith

Sundown is a 1941 adventure espionage film set on the eve of World War II in British East Africa directed by Henry Hathaway and starring Bruce Cabot and Gene Tierney.

The following weapons were used in the film Sundown:


Luger P08

Various characters are seen with a Luger P08 pistol.

Luger P08 with black grips - 9x19mm
William Crawford (Bruce Cabot) disarm the guards.
Zia (Gene Tierney) also got a Luger pistol.
Kuypens (Carl Esmond) shoots at William Crawford.

Webley Mk IV Revolver

The British officers are armed with the Webley Mk IV revolvers.

Webley Mk IV - .38 S&W. WWII production. Note words "War Finish" on the frame, under cylinder.
Major A.L. Coombes (George Sanders) aims his sidearm.
From the left: Lt. Roddy Turner (Reginald Gardiner), William Crawford (Bruce Cabot), Major A.L. Coombes.

1914 Mauser Pocket Pistol

German spy Jan Kuypens (Carl Esmond) owns a 1914 Mauser Pocket Pistol.

1914 Mauser Pocket Pistol - 6.35mm

Mauser Gewehr 1898

The tribes fighters fire on the British soldiers with Mauser Gewehr 1898 rifles.

Mauser Gewehr 1898 - 7.92x57mm Mauser
The tribe fighters fired at British soldiers.
Kipsang (Emmett Smith) disarms a tribal fighter and handed the captured rifle to William.
William Crawford (Bruce Cabot) and Major Coombes (George Sanders) ...
... investigated the origin of weapon seized by Kipsang.
The trademark of this weapon shows a false origin ​​in Czech-Slovakia's 1938-1939 Second Republic.

Lee-Enfield No.1 Mk.III*

The British soldiers carry the Lee-Enfield No.1 Mk.III*.

Lee-Enfield No.1 Mk.III* - .303 British. This was the main battle rifle of British and Commonwealth forces during the First World War, introduced in 1907 it has seen action throughout the 20th century

M1928 "Tommy Gun"

Several characters also use the M1928 "Tommy Gun".

M1928 "Tommy Gun" or "Chicago typewriter" with 50-round drum magazine - .45 ACP, made famous through countless classic gangster movies.
The tribe fighter holds a M1928 "Tommy Gun".
William Crawford (Bruce Cabot) holds this captured gun.
Kuypens (Carl Esmond) fired at Major Coombes.

12 Gauge Double Barreled Shotgun

Dewey (Harry Carey) (right) carries a 12 Gauge Double Barreled Shotgun.

Remington SPR220 Shotgun - 12 Gauge

Vickers Gun

British soldiers and tribal fighters use Vickers Guns.

Vickers gun with ribbed water jacket - .303 British
A British guard tower is equipped with a Vickers gun .
Tribal fighters learn to fire the Vickers.
William Crawford (Bruce Cabot) seizes a Vickers guns and opens fire on tribal fighters.

Federal Gas Riot Gun

The British troops are equipped also with Federal Gas Riot Guns.

Federal L-5 Gas Riot Gun - 37mm

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