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.455 Webley-Fosbery

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4th edition of the "Phil Noir Series" featuring this famous gun. Extending November Film Noir month into December to honor more classic firearms at the National Firearms Museum, Phil Schreier and John Popp showcase the .455 Webley-Fosbery, a gun that made a notorious appearance in John Huston's 1941 version of The Maltese Falcon starring Humphrey Bogart. Schreier says that only 3,500 to 4,500 of these guns were made during the production period of 1901 to 1946, and he demonstrates the unique technology that allows this firearm to be an "automatic revolver." Originally aired 12/3/2009.

Season 11