We begin our second edition of Mercenary Month with Richard Brooks’s classic ‘The Professionals’! Burt Lancaster and Lee Marvin head up an all-star cast who are sent to rescue a railroad magnate’s wife from the clutches of a Mexican bandit in the dying days of the Old West. But all is not as it seems!
A classic western with great shootouts and set pieces the film, ‘The Professionals’ is one of the giants of the genre and is perfect to kick off our month of Mercenary films. Merc month is back!
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The Armourer’s Bench is a collaborative effort from Vic Tuff and Matthew Moss. We will be bringing you detailed examinations of historic small arms from around the world. We will delve into the history, use and operation of the weapons using videos, blog posts and high resolution images to tell their story.