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The World in My Pocket

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The World in My Pocket
Cinema poster
Country GER.jpg Germany
FRA.jpg France
ITA.jpg Italy
Directed by Alvin Rakoff
Release Date 1961
Language German
Studio Central Cinema Company Film (CCC)
Corona Filmproduktion
Criterion Productions
Panda Film
Distributor Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
Main Cast
Character Actor
Ginny Nadja Tiller
Frank Morgan Rod Steiger
Bleck Peter van Eyck
Gypo Jean Servais
Kitson Ian Bannen

The World in My Pocket (1961) , (the original German language title is An einem Freitag um halb zwölf ) is a German-French-Italian crime drama thriller film directed by Alvin Rakoff based on the novel of the same name by James Hadley Chase about about the plan to ambush the car with the payroll for a U.S. military base in Germany in the 50s. Starring Nadja Tiller, Rod Steiger, Peter van Eyck and Jean Servais.

The following guns were used in The World in My Pocket:


FN Model 1910

Almost all main characters are seen with a FN Model 1910 pistol.

FN Model 1910 .380 ACP
Ginny (Nadja Tiller) received from Frank (Rod Steiger) pistol ...
... for action at the casino.
This weapon was seen in the hands of Frank next to the stolen armored car.
Bleck (Peter van Eyck) holds his gun during the casino heist.

Arizmendi Zulaica Cebra

Frank Morgan (Rod Steiger) holds during the armored-car robbery in his hand the Arizmendi Zulaica Cebra pistol.

Arizmendi Zulaica Cebra - .32 ACP

Walther Model 4

One man of the security escort shipment drew his Walther Model 4 pistol.

Walther Model 4 - .32 ACP

Luger P08

The other guard of the armored vehicle was armed with a Luger P08. The same pistols used by the cops on motorcycles.

Luger P08 - 9x19mm.

Colt M1911A1

The officer U.S. Military Police uses the Colt M1911A1 as his sidearm.

World War II Colt M1911A1 Pistol - .45 ACP. This was an issued U.S. Army pistol with parkerized finish, thus the official designation of M1911A1

Submachine Guns


Frank Morgan (Rod Steiger) during the casino heist was armed with a MP40. Also the gendarmes use this weapon.

MP40 submachine gun - 9x19mm


The motorized policemen guarding the wasting of a shipment to the armored car carry the MAT-49 submachine guns.

French MAT-49 Submachine Gun - 9x19mm


Gevarm A3/A7

Bleck (Peter van Eyck) is equipped for armored-car robbery action with a Gevarm A3 or A7 sniper rifle (both models look very similar to each other).



Some gendarmes have in hand the MAS-36 rifles.

MAS-36 - 7.5x54mm French

Mauser Gewehr 1898

The members of the U. S. military police patrols are armed with Mauser Gewehr 1898 rifles.

Mauser Gewehr 1898 - 7.92x57mm Mauser

Hand grenades

The members of the U. S. military police use the Mk 2 hand grenades.

Mk 2 "Pineapple" hand grenade

Mk 2 "Pineapple" High-Explosive Fragmentation hand grenade

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