30 Nov '17, 3am

Clint Eastwood’s MP40 Turned In To UK Police. Presumed Destroyed https://t.co/3GgYqzVmwN

Clint Eastwood’s MP40 Turned In To UK Police. Presumed Destroyed https://t.co/3GgYqzVmwN

Police holding a weapons amnesty were stunned after a man handed in Clint Eastwood’s MP40 machine gun he used in the film “Where Eagles Dare.” Officers say the prop German sub-machine gun was dropped at a police station by an unnamed male who worked in the film industry. He told cops the MP40 sub-machine gun was used by Eastwood in the movie while he was disguised as a Nazi. It was handed in at the Bridgwater Police Station in Somerset. In the UK, guns are highly regulated with handguns all but banned. Amnesties are regularly instigated by police wherein citizens can turn in illegal guns without facing penalties. Richard Vise, evidential property and stores manager for the Bridgwater Police Station, said: “A man walked into the station claiming to work in the film industry.” ”He said the machine gun was used by Clint Eastwood in ‘Where Eagles Dare.’ He said it was a prop w...

Full article: http://www.captainsjournal.com/2017/11/28/clint-eastwoods...

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