Photo Library | Movies: 70s

Movies: 70s
The promo still for The Grissom Gang (1971), a fictional reworking of the Ma Barker saga, puts a Hollywood-inspired "magical" mirror-finish on the front face of the Thompson's "L" drum.

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The Grissom Gang (1971)


The Grissom Gang (1971)


Rated: R
Starring: Kim Darby, et al.
Director: Robert Aldrich
The promo still for the remake of Dillinger (1973) wins first prize for its artist's rendering of the most dysfunctional Thompson ever to appear in print.
Note the "L" drum, which bears more resemblance to the 71-round Russian PPSh41 drum!

Note the blank adaptor protruding from the muzzle of the Model 1921A Colt Thompson.

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Dillinger (1973)


Dillinger (1973)


Rated: R
Starring: Warren Oates, Ben Johnson, et al.
Director: John Milius