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Bond's Dr. No (film) Beretta
Jun 17 2010, 6:33 AM EDT | Post edited: Jun 17 2010, 6:33 AM EDT
Oh boy. Does this page really screw things up. In Dr. No (film), the Beretta that M took from Bond was NOT a .25. It was a Beretta M1934, chambered in .380 ACP. In the novel, it was a .25, but it was a Beretta 418. 5  out of 6 found this valuable. Do you?    

Posted Anonymously
1. RE: Bond's Dr. No (film) Beretta
Sep 7 2010, 5:04 AM EDT | Post edited: Sep 7 2010, 5:04 AM EDT
Which doesn't really make sense in the movie. If the 1934 was chambered in .380, it'd have MORE stopping power than the PPK since at the time, the PPK was only chambered in .32 ACP. Yet the armourer seemed to think the PPK was the better choice. Maybe because of the jam 007 experienced? 1  out of 1 found this valuable. Do you?    

Rahul_Does
2. RE: Bond's Dr. No (film) Beretta
Dec 27 2011, 8:36 AM EST | Post edited: Dec 27 2011, 8:36 AM EST
I own that kind of gun, presently. Do you find this valuable?    

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3. RE: Bond's Dr. No (film) Beretta
Jan 24 2013, 4:14 AM EST | Post edited: Jan 24 2013, 4:14 AM EST
Actually, the Beretta M1935 is chambered in 7.65 mm (.32 cal). I have one of these as well. In the early novels, the model .25 Beretta that Bond carried was called the Minx, also identified as the 950B. However, the Minx came in .22 short, not .25! Another model Beretta makes is the 950, which is also called the Jetfire and it comes in .25 cal. Do you find this valuable?    

guinnessmike
4. RE: Bond's Dr. No (film) Beretta
Jul 14 2014, 2:15 PM EDT | Post edited: Jul 14 2014, 2:15 PM EDT
In the film they talk about the 25 ACP Beretta but the gun they show on the film and then take away was a 1934 Beretta in 32 ACP It is agreed that the gun in novel that Ian Fleming liked and wrote about was the Beretta model 418. The gun on film is way to large to be a 25 caliber anything Do you find this valuable?    

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