Going behind-the-scenes on Hollywood prop guns (VIDEOS)

11/7/18 7:00 AM | by

Going behind-the-scenes on Hollywood prop guns (VIDEOS)

With firearms of all types — including some interesting historical items and iconic fantasy guns — at the ready, specialist prop companies in the film industry have access to huge gun collections.

In the above, Ian McCollum with Forgotten Weapons stopped by Movie Armaments Group in Toronto and talks with Charles Taylor, their managing director, about blank-fire conversions and the issues that come along with that.

For a second take on the same subject, Hank Strange stopped by Independent Studio Services, a big-time prop supplier for television and film production studios, and along with Larry Zanoff of Hollywood, Weapons goes on a tour. (Jump to the 8-minute mark to get to the main course)

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