Identify film with gimmick gun-boot

Hello.

My dad has now on multiple occasions brought up a western he watched in his youth (1970s or so) in which a character had a trick gimmick-gun built into his boot, which would fire a bullet when he kicked. My dad is convinced this was a central gimmick to the character and not a one-off thing.

He thinks ether the character or movie was called Zapata or something in that vein (which seems to be a subgenre based on a specific Mexican outlaw), so my first thought was that it would be one of the three Sabata movies, which famously use gimmick weapons, although none of the descriptions that I can find seem to mention anyone shooting a bullet by kicking with their boot. It could be a more obscure knock-off of course.

Can anyone help me find a movie with such a character?

There’s a scene in ‘Catlow’ (1971) where Yul Brynner has a pistol hidden inside his boot, and takes a shot at Leonard Nimoy and his gang of bounty hunters … other than that, nothing rings a bell.

Here’s the trailer which shows part of the scene … but he only does the trick once, as far as I remember.

PS: Cheyenne (Jason Robards ) in ‘Once Upon a Time in the West’, also shoots someone through his boot, from the roof of a moving train.

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Thank you for your suggestions. It sounded more like the character was using a mechanism in his boot to shoot a bullet out of it instead of using a pistol - but I’ll check with him.

Also I just realised that I somehow wrote “gimmick” wrong in the thread title, and that is massively embarrassing.

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A thought that came to mind was that your Dad might be recalling a scene from 'Adios, Sabata’, where Yul Brynner uses his boot to kick over a gun and kill someone…

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Also in Adios Sabata there’s a character that repeatedly slings bullets from his moccasin with a kicking motion. There’s no actual shooting however.

Other than that I only remember this deadly kick shot at around 3:20 of this clip.

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I think the moccasin bullet slinging might be it. I’ve ordered a DVD with Danish subtitles to show my dad to check (and a blu-ray set of the entire trilogy for my own collection). Thank you for the help. I’ll mark this as the solution if it turns out to be correct!

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That would definitely have been my guess. Especially with the film’s title of Adios Sabata too.