MOVIES
THE WILD BUNCH
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Ben Johnson & Warren Oates
discover a belt-fed among the
stolen weapons.

After selling the 1917, the confused
new owners create mayhem.

Sam Reckinpah & Robert Ryan on the set.

Ridin' shotgun.



More mayhem in the town square.
       
Ben Johnson mans the MG...                      Then gets shot.                   Then Warren Oates takes over...
       
           then he gets shot.                        Next up - Ben Johnson.                     Yep, he gets it.
        
Ernest Borgnine is shot
coming to take his turn.
The carnage is over.
A new set of owners
hauling away their booty.

A gunslinger's dream. All right, draw!

The Wild Bunch is set in Mexico during a revolution in 1913 and makes liberal use of a Browning 1917A1. Ya, I know, the 1917A1 wouldn't exist until the 1930s, but who cares, it's a belt-fed.

A bit of movie trivia: The 1917A1 tripod used in the Wild Bunch is now in the possession of Mark Genovese.

DR. STRANGELOVE
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BAND OF BROTHERS
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SAVING PRIVATE RYAN
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PEARL HARBOR
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WE WERE SOLDIERS
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WINDTALKERS
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A French soldier in the opening sequence,
WAKE ISLAND
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LORD OF THE RINGS
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The person on the right feeding the weapon is Brian Donlevy in this 1942 movie, Wake Island. (Thanks to AL for that info)

In the mines of Moria. Gandalf the wizard hauled a 1919A4 for several days, only to discover that the ammo cans the Hobbits were told to carry had been emptied, and then filled with raspberry tarts.
The Russian Maxim 1910
Dr. ZHIVAGO
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Dead Russian in snow.
Interesting pedestal mount.
ENEMY AT THE GATES
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Russians setting up to shoot their own retreating soldiers.
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