Original Film Prop IMI UZI with Folding Stock From Ellis Props - As Used in Hollywood Film Casino (1995)
Original Item: Only One Available. This is a full scale metal replica non-firing prop IMA UZI with folding stock as used in the 1995 Hollywood film Casino. Multiple UZI prop guns were used in making the movie and there is no way for us to know exactly which one this is,, but we do know it was used in making the film. A small portion of the original ELLIS AUCTION LABEL is still attached on the fore stock of this prop gun.
This fantastic example acquired from the Ellis Props and Graphics liquidation auction. Ellis was the oldest and the largest Prop Houses in the World until it went our of business in the early 2000s.
The vast Ellis collection was acquired beginning in 1908, when a pawn shop, Ellis Mercantile, began renting merchandise to early filmmakers. According to Ellis Props, it began when a studio employee wanted to buy a glass eye. The pawn shop decided to rent it in case the owner returned, and it continued the practice with other items.
Casino is a 1995 crime film directed by Martin Scorsese that follows a mobster and his rise to success while running a mob-controlled casino in Las Vegas. The film was inspired by the events surrounding the mob-controlled Stardust casino in Las Vegas during the 1970's. Considered the spiritual sequel to Goodfellas, the film reunites Scorsese, writer Nicholas Pileggi, and actors Robert De Niro and Joe Pesci, who play fictionalized versions of real-life figures Frank "Lefty" Rosenthal and Anthony "Tony the Ant" Spilotro. The film's cast includes Don Rickles, Frank Vincent, James Woods, and Sharon Stone, who received an Academy Award nomination for Best Actress in a Leading Role for her role as Ginger McKenna.
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