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Captain from Köpenick, The (1956)
The Captain from Köpenick is a 1956 West German movie directed by Helmut Käutner. After his release from prison, Wilhelm Voigt decides to finally lead an honest life. In a junk shop, he finds an old captain's uniform. In it, he gives a guard the order to follow him to Köpenick (Berlin) in the town hall, where he arrests the mayor and the city treasurer, to first get a passport in peace. The plan goes awry, instead, he seizes the city treasury and flees.
The following weapons were used in the film The Captain from Köpenick:
Dreyse Zündnadelgewehr Ö/M
German soldiers march during the opening and the ending with Dreyse Zündnadelgewehr Ö/M (Österreichisches Modell; Austrian model) rifles. These rifles are conversions of the Prussian Dreyse carbine M/57 and the Austrian Lorenz M 1854/ II musket which were captured in large numbers in the Austro-Prussian War of 1866.
Chassepot Mle. 1866
The German Gefreiter (Corporal) (Werner Schumacher) and the East Prussian grenadier (Balduin Baas) can be seen carrying French Chassepot 1866 rifles. Recognizable by the smooth receiver that differentiates it from the Gras Model 1874. These two Chassepot rifles keep changing hands throughout the movie.
Mauser Gewehr 1871/84
The Gewehr 1871/84 with Seitengewehr 98 bayonets is used by German soldiers including the Gefreiter and the East Prussian grenadier.