One More Before I Call it a Night

Jeff over at Alphecca is taking entries for “the biggest “howlers” involving guns that you’ve seen in the movies and on TV.”

I sent him mine:

The one that comes immediately to mind is in the recent “Road to Perdition” when Tom Hanks’s character executes his quarry by shooting him while he bathes.

Shown in profile, his 1911 in clear view, Tom empties the magazine – firing each shot with the hammer DOWN. Oh, and neither the hammer nor the slide appear to move.

I didn’t know Para-Ordinance made double-action 1911’s back that far.

You think he’d have known better after making “Saving Private Ryan.” Anyway, e-mail him yours. It should be an interesting collection.

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