Irresponsible Gun Owner of the Day: Paul Gross

Paul Gross, star of the non-gunless movie Gunless, told the Edmonton Journal he’d swing his Colt 45 around on his finger—when he wasn’t pointing it at unsuspecting cast members whilst practicing his quick draw. “’Usually there’s a code of etiquette on a set where you have guns, and I think I violated every rule there was,’ Gross said with a mischievous grin. ‘I don’t know why people put up with me, but they did.’” Students of the cinematic genre know that at least two celluloid stars died from mishandling prop guns that fired blanks. In this case, Paul Gross managed to do the near-impossible: endanger people with a completely unloaded gun.

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Paul Gross, star of the non-gunless movie Gunless, told the Edmonton Journal he’d swing his Colt 45 around on his finger—when he wasn’t pointing it at unsuspecting cast members whilst practicing his quick draw….