Very Same Munchhausen (Tot samyy Myunkhgauzen), The
The Very Same Munchhausen (Tot samyy Myunkhgauzen) is a Soviet 1979 two-part tragicomedy movie directed by Mark Zakharov and based on theater play by Grigoriy Gorin which in turn was inspired by the stories by Rudolph Erich Raspe. The story depicts the baron's life after his famous adventures. He has to confront the society that ultimately tries to destroy his personality.
The following weapons were used in the film The Very Same Munchhausen (Tot samyy Myunkhgauzen):
Percussion Cap Pistol
In several scenes Baron von Munchhausen (Oleg Yankovskiy) holds a Percussion Cap Pistol, heavily out of time for 1779 when the story is set. Upon close inspection the pistol appears to be a flintlock gun, converted to percussion cap lock (the full-length stock allows to guess that the base gun was Russian M1809 flintlock pistol).
A different percussion cap pistol is seen in hands of a townsman during the street unrest in Hanover. Its stock and grip resemble Russian M1848 Infantry model.
IZh-18 (visually modified)
In the first part Baron von Munchhausen (Oleg Yankovskiy) beat ducks through a chimney, using a flintlock musket that appears to be a visually modified Izhmekh shotgun, likely IZh-18. The gun is fitted with genuine flint lock (with working metal parts but without the flint), custom barrel bands and buttstock, and large muzzle flare. In the second part Munchhausen's son Theophil (Leonid Yarmolnik) unsuccessfully tries to repeat his exploits of his father, using same gun.
Munchhausen's servant Thomas (Yuriy Katin-Yartsev) fires a flintlock carbine when he finds an intruder in the castle. It's hard to say if this is an authentic gun, a modern replica or a mockup.
Various long guns
Several long guns are seen in the opening scene, in distance and not clear enough for indentification.
Several muzzleloading cannons are seen on the walls of the Hanover fortress. The scene was filmed in the town of Wernigerode in (at the time) East Germany.