Death Kiss, The
The Death Kiss is a 1932 American mystery film directed by Edwin L. Marin and starring David Manners as crusading reporter/amateur detective Franklyn Drew. At Tonart Studios, the filming the final scene of the fictional film The Death Kiss is under way when leading man Myles Brent is shot dead when a prop gun's blanks are apparently replaced with live rounds. Brent, a notorious womanizer, has a mile long list of suspects in his killing, making it one heck of a complicated whodunit. The film also stars Bela Lugosi, Adrienne Ames, John Wray, Vince Barnett, Edward Van Sloan, and Wade Boteler
The following guns were used in the movie The Death Kiss:
Colt New Service
Colt New Service revolvers are used as props in the production of The Death Kiss. It is stated that they are chambered in .45 caliber, presumably .45 Long Colt.
Colt Detective Special
Chalmers (Alan Roscoe), an extra, attempts to dispose of a Colt Detective Special after it is learned that the bullet that killed Brent was a .38 Special round.
Colt Official Police
A Colt Official Police is used by Gulliver, the head of studio security. Official Police revolvers are also used as props during filming of The Death Kiss.
Remington 1866 Derringer
A Remington 1866 Derringer is used as the murder weapon. It is supposedly chambered in .38 Special, which this model Derringer is not available in.