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The Variegateds Case (Delo "pyostrykh")

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The Variegateds Case
Delo "pyostrykh"
Delo Pyostrykh Poster.jpg
Theatrical Poster
Country SOV.jpg USSR
Directed by Nikolay Dostal
Release Date 1958
Language Russian
Studio Mosfilm
Main Cast
Character Actor
Lt. of Militsiya Sergey Korshunov Vsevolod Safonov
Colonel of Militsiya Ivan Vasilyevich Zotov Vladimir Kenigson
Commissar of Militsiya Georgiy Vladimirovich Silantyev Andrei Abrikosov
Lena Natalya Fateeva
Aleksandr Lobanov Evgeniy Matveev
Innokentiy Kuzmich Grigoryev alias "Papasha" Vladimir Yemelyanov
Safron Lozhkin Mikhail Pugovkin
"Stranger" Ivan Pereverzev

The Variegateds Case (Delo "pyostrykh") is a 1958 Soviet B&W detective drama movie directed by Nikolay Dostal and based on the novel by Arkadiy Adamov. In late 1950s, Lt. of Militsiya Sergey Korshunov (Vsevolod Safonov) begins his service in MUR (Moscow Criminal Investigations Department). The service of the rooky detective begins with mistakes and failures, and he quarrels with his beloved girlfriend who wants Sergey to quit his dangerous job. But Korshunov gets a chance to prove himself as part of the team of Colonel Zotov (Vladimir Kenigson) that investigates the activities of the gang led by a seasoned criminal "Papasha" ("Daddy") (Vladimir Yemelyanov).

The following weapons were used in the film The Variegateds Case (Delo "pyostrykh"):

Makarov PM

Makarov PM pistols are service sidearms of the Soviet Militsiya personnel. PMs are seen in hands of Colonel of Militsiya Ivan Vasilyevich Zotov (Vladimir Kenigson), and MUR operatives Sergey Korshunov (Vsevolod Safonov) and Aleksandr Lobanov (Evgeniy Matveev).

Makarov PM - 9x18mm Makarov
Col. Zotov holds a PM during the arrest of the burglar Lozhkin.
A MUR operative holds a PM in the same scene.
Lt. Korshunov holds a PM in the same scene.
When Korshunov grapples with Lozhkin in another scene, his pistol falls on the floor.
Another view of Korshunov's PM.
Korshunov holds a PM when he ambushes "Papasha".
A Militsioner of ORUD (Road Traffic Control Department) carries a PM holster.
Lobanov holds arrested foreign spy "Stranger" at gunpoint.

Tokarev TT-33

Criminals Innokentiy Kuzmich Grigoryev alias "Papasha" ("Daddy") (Vladimir Yemelyanov) and Safron Lozhkin (Mikhail Pugovkin) carry TT-33 pistols in several scenes.

Tokarev TT-33 - 7.62x25mm Tokarev. Pre-1947 version.
Starshina (Sgt. Maj.) of Militsiya carries a TT holster. This is a correct pattern with belt connection attachment that was used on the holsters used by the Soviet Navy as well as the Militsiya.
A burglar Safron Lozhkin checks a TT.
The pistol and the finka knife, confiscated from arrested Lozhkin.
Col. Zotov takes the pistol and the knife. The heel of the TT magazine is seen.
Zotov hands the TT to Lt. Korshunov. The pre-1947 slide serration is seen.
"Papasha" holds a TT.
The pistol is also of pre-1947 version.
"Papasha" holds his pistol during the car chase.

Korovin TK

"Papasha" (Vladimir Yemelyanov) is armed with a Korovin TK pistol when he confronts "Stranger" (Ivan Pereverzev). Then "Stranger" takes this pistol.

Korovin TK - .25 ACP
"Papasha" fires his TK at "Stranger".
The TK lies on the floor.
"Stranger" picks up the pistol.
"Stranger" holds the TK.

Browning FN Model 1910

A foreign spy, called "Stranger" (Ivan Pereverzev), is armed with an FN Model 1910 pistol.

FN Model 1910 - .380 ACP
"Stranger" catches Lozhkin literally without pants.
"Stranger" aims his Browning pistol at Lozhkin.
During the car chase, "Stranger" aims the pistol at taxi driver Churkin (Yuri Prokopovich).
Another view of "Stranger"'s pistol during the chase.

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