As Joe Kidd (Clint Eastwood) escapes from the bounty hunters, he grabs a rifle case containing a custom built Ross Model 1910 straight pull bolt action rifle that has been sporterized and modified as a break down rifle, and fitted with a Wollensak 4x scope and micrometer mount. Frank Harlan (Robert Duvall) uses a Savage 99 with custom engraving as his rifle in the film. His wide, smooth black leather belt with its squared steel single-prong buckle coordinates with his black neckerchief, while his tan tooled leather gun belt with its cartridge loops and Single Action Army holster better echo the leather of his boots. Check out all the books by Allie at www.aehowe.com, Broadcasts for Shooters, Hunters & Gun Enthusiasts, Starring Clint Eastwood, Robert Duvall, John Saxon, Don Stroud, Stella Garcia. 3 when breaking his friends out of jail at the film's start. Director: John Sturges.
The film’s 1902 setting is only provided by looking closely at screen props like Luis Chama’s wanted poster and the 45 stars on the Sinola County Courthouse flag; the actual setting could ostensibly be anytime before 1907, thus making the Ross Model 1910 rifle slightly less of an anachronism. Some of the guns in this week’s episode include: Colt Bisley, Broomhandle Mauser, and Smith and Wesson Model 3. Eastwood’s friend, stuntman John “Bear” Hudkins, had gifted the screen-worn neckerchief to Andrew Yochem for his help with the horses on the set of Joe Kidd, and it was the Yochem Estate who subsequently offered the piece for auction. As with most westerns, many characters carry Single Action Army revolvers in the film, including Joe Kidd (Clint Eastwood), who carries a 7 1/2" Cavalry model.
and you can follow us on Twitter and Instagram! Based on the muzzle diameter it appears to be chambered in .45-70. C96 "Broomhandle" Mauser with holster/stock combo - 7.63x25mm. The Mauser C96 (commonly called the "Broomhandle" or "Broomhandle Mauser" due to its distinctive grip), was a German semi-automatic pistol, developed in 1893-1895, and manufactured from 1896 to circa 1937. (The bottomless magazine, however, is certainly an error.) . Post was not sent - check your email addresses! Joe’s burnt orange needlecord flat front pants have belt loops, side pockets, and two patch pockets in the back. Want to know where to watch it? Underneath, he wears a beige henley-style undershirt that occasionally pokes out of the bare triangle between his maroon shirt and the kerchief around his neck.
One of Chama's (John Saxon) men fires a Winchester 1897 shotgun from the rooftops, which injures Frank Harlan's (Robert Duvall) hand. Despite the fact that it wasn’t Joe’s primary weapon, the Mauser C96 being effectively – almost over-effectively – handled by Clint Eastwood has become a lasting image from Joe Kidd. One of Luis Chama's (John Saxon) men is seen armed with a Colt 1878 Double Action Frontier in the courthouse.
Some characters carry Single Action Armies but never draw them, such as Frank Harlan (Robert Duvall), who has one with ivory grips. Joe Kidd (Clint Eastwood) later uses it when escaping from the bounty hunters, and shows us that in Hollywood a ten shot pistol can fire about 30 rounds and lock empty several times before actually needing to be reloaded. After decades of the all-American Winchester lever-action rifle ruling the West, it’s quite a difference to see a Clint Eastwood shouldering a Canadian-made rifle developed after a dispute with the English over a war in South Africa. They are likely actual guns of the period.
Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. “Retaining interior leather sweatband with gold gilt imprinted ‘John B. Stetson Company, 3 X Beaver’ on the left, ‘Nudies Rodeo Tailors, North Hollywood, California’ on the right and ‘XXX Stetson’ on the back of the band.”. The extra-long disco collar is a little more 1972 than 1902, but we’ll give Joe a pass here. The “New Model Army Metallic Cartridge Revolving Pistol” began production in 1873 and the legendary “Peacemaker” would gain a prominent place in American history and pop culture as “The Gun That Won the West”, alongside the venerated Winchester rifle. Just about all of Luis Chama's (John Saxon) men carry Winchester 1892 Saddle Ring Carbines, as do the bounty hunters in some scenes. Assuming that the maroon shirt is a woolen flannel, the undershirt provides a comfortable layer between Eastwood’s skin and the itchy woolen shirting. Joe also has a pair of tan leather three-point work gloves that keep his hands protected for dangerous work like sniper standoffs with Olin Mingo (James Wainwright), one of Frank Harlan’s henchmen. Olin Mingo (James Wainwright) carries a Remington-Keene Deluxe Sporter rifle fitted with a scope and with a shortened magazine tube as his sniper rifle in the film, noted by its external hammer mounted on the back of the bolt.
In some scenes, Roy Gannon (Paul Koslo) is seen holding it. Deputy Calvin (Clint Ritchie) is seen using a 12 Gauge Double Barreled Shotgun during the shootout in the town. Joe Kidd (Clint Eastwood) later uses it when escaping from the bounty hunters, and shows us that in Hollywood a ten shot pistol can fire about 30 rounds and lock empty several times before actually needing to be reloaded. “The dark brown Stetson hat features an inverted crown and ornamental beige leather whip braid hatband with fringe at one end,” describes the auction listing. You can email us at: firstname.lastname@example.org with your thoughts, comments and questions. Guns of Hollywood talks about all the guns, action and clay pots in Joe Kidd (1972). A Webley Bulldog with ivory grips is carried by Helen Sanchez (Stella Garcia) in the film. Most of them are not fireable and appear very old and rusted. Skennerton, Ian (2005). We can be found on Facebook at Guns of Hollywood and you can follow us on Twitter and Instagram! From Internet Movie Firearms Database - Guns in Movies, TV and Video Games, http://www.imfdb.org/index.php?title=Joe_Kidd&oldid=1305748.
Despite the fact that it wasn’t Joe’s primary weapon, the Mauser C96 being effectively – almost over-effectively – handled by Clint Eastwood has become a lasting image from Joe Kidd. The C96 was another piece of art from the Mauser gun works and the first “successful” auto loader!
In Joe Kidd, Joe steals a custom sporterized Ross Mark III (Ross Model 1910) rifle from the bounty hunters’ collection. While the acronym itself has a more puerile meaning that was all I could think of when trying to brand my new site back in my early 20s, the phrase “BAMF Style” has taken on some equity now and I feel tied to it. Joe Kidd’s sidearm is a Single Action Army revolver with a 7.5″ barrel. As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases from Amazon.com. Based on the design of the Austrian Mannlicher M1895 rifle, which had refined Ferdinand Ritter von Mannlicher’s innovative straight-pull action bolt, the Ross Mark I rolled off the production line in 1903, just a year after Joe Kidd was set. This is Han Solo’s gun.
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After more than a decade as a rising star, particularly in the genre of Westerns, Clint Eastwood took on the title role in Joe Kidd (1972), an idiosyncratic revisionist Western written by Elmore Leonard that would be one of the last films directed by the legendary John Sturges. The Single Action Army design was developed for U.S. military trials in the early 1870s by Colt engineers William Mason and Charles Brinckerhoff Richards. (See photos of the screen-used handgun here.). Find out at: Please support the Firearms Radio Network by using our affiliate links on this page and leave us a review at. The .303 British cartridge was the original round for Ross rifles, though the company began testing with alternate cartridges as early as the Ross Model 1903 Sporter when some rare examples were offered in .256 Mannlicher and .370 Express. I suggest you keep reading….
The C96 Mauser was one of the first semi-automatic pistols to see widespread use and was copied in Spain and China.