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The Good Soldier Schweik (Dobrý voják Švejk)

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The Good Soldier Schweik
(Dobrý voják Švejk)
Dobry vojak Svejk Poster.jpg
Original Theatrical Poster
Country CZE.jpg Czechoslovakia
Directed by Karel Steklý
Release Date 1957
Language Czech
Studio Barrandov
Main Cast
Character Actor
Josef Švejk Rudolf Hrusínský
Oberleutnant Lukáš Svatopluk Beneš
Chaplain Otto Katz Milos Kopecký
Palivec Josef Hlinomaz
Pani Müllerová Eva Svobodová
Police agent Bretschneider Frantisek Filipovský
Kati Wendlerová Bozena Havlícková

The Good Soldier Schweik (Dobrý voják Švejk) is a 1957 Czechoslovak comedy movie, a screen adaptation of the famous Czech novel by Jaroslav Hašek, directed by Karel Steklý and starring Rudolf Hrusínský. The movie is based on the first part of Hašek's book; second, third and fourth parts are adapted into I Dutifully Report (Poslušne hlásím), released in 1958.

The following weapons were used in the film The Good Soldier Schweik (Dobrý voják Švejk):


Rast-Gasser M1898

The opening scene depicts the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria in Sarajevo. Gavrilo Princip (uncredited) is shown firing a Rast-Gasser M1898 revolver (in reality he used an FN Model 1910).

Rast Gasser M1898 - 8x27mm Gasser
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Dobry vojak Svejk-Gasser-2.jpg
Gavrilo Princip fires at Archduke Franz Ferdinand.


Unidentified pistol

Several policemen carry compact pistols in holsters. Only small parts of grips can be seen.

A policeman carries a pistol in holster.
A small part of the grip is seen.

Flintlock Pistol

A pair of Flintlock Pistols are used as a decoration in Oberleutnant Lukáš' apartments.

Two flintlock pistols are seen on the wall.
The pistol at the left is seen slightly better.


Mannlicher M1895 Carbine

Two soldiers (the tall one - Josef Kemr, the short one - Josef Sidlichovský), convoying Švejk from prison to Chaplain Katz' apartments, carry Mannlicher M1895 carbines. The front sights are fitted with protectors that is a sign of 1930 Austrian or Czech modification.

Steyr Repertier-Stutzen M1895 - 8x50mmR Mannlicher. Screen guns looks same except for the protected front sights.
A soldier carries a carbine with attached bayonet.
Soldiers with carbines.
A good view of the carbine of the tall soldier.
A good view of the carbine of the short soldier. The protected front sight can be seen.
Švejk takes the rifles from the drunk soldiers.

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