This snub nosed .357 Smith & Wesson Model 66 was used by Clint Eastwood in the 1984 movie Tightrope. This gun is part of the NRA National Firearms Museum’s “Hollywood guns” exhibit.
This weeks Curators Corner episode discusses the history of the .44 Magnum.
[ Many thanks to Lars Dalseide, of NRA Blog, for sending me the photos. ]Related