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Hyperboloid of Engineer Garin (Giperboloid inzhenera Garina), The
The Hyperboloid of Engineer Garin (Giperboloid inzhenera Garina) is a Soviet 1965 B&W science fiction movie, directed by Aleksandr Gintsburg and based on the same title novel by Aleksey Tolstoy (also released in English as "The Garin Death Ray"). In mid-1920s Russian inventor Pyotr Garin creates a powerful "Death Ray" device, called "Hyperboloid". He uses his invention as both the weapon and the tool to extract the gold from Earth's mantle. Using these advantages, Garin plans to establish his power all over the world. The 1965 movie is the first screen adaptation of the novel; in 1973 a second screen version appeared, titled Failure of Engineer Garin (Krakh inzhenera Garina).
The following weapons were used in the film The Hyperboloid of Engineer Garin (Giperboloid inzhenera Garina):
FN Model 1900
In the opening scene Ugolovny Rozysk (crime police) Detective Vasily Shelga (Vsevolod Safonov) is seen with an FN Model 1900 pistol.
FN Model 1910
FN Model 1910 pistols are used by several characters, including Pyotr Garin (Evgeni Evstigneev), Vasily Shelga (Vsevolod Safonov), industrial tycoon Rolling (Mikhail Astangov), and Rolling's hired guns "Four-fingered" (Viktor Chekmaryov) and Gaston "Duck Nose" (Pavel Shpringfeld).
In the final scene officers of Garin's private army carry Luger P08 pistols.
Pattern 1914 Enfield
Soldiers of Garin's private army carry Pattern 1914 Enfield rifles.
In one scene a Maxim M1910/30 is seen mounted on a Soviet border guard boat.