1911 Colt .45

Part three of the Film Noir Series featuring this classic handgun. On this week's special edition of Curator's Corner, John Popp joins National Firearms Museum Senior Curator Phil Schreier for another "Phil Noir" segment in honor of November Film Noir Month. Schreier offers an overview of this dark, classic movie genre and displays a rare civilian model of the 1911 Colt .45, which features heavily in such noir masterpieces as The Maltese Falcon. Originally aired on 11/19/2009.

Season 11