Cinema: Endurance Test

The Lively Set has a gas turbine in the liveliest role. The engine propels a futuristic racing car, developed and assembled by Chrysler Corp. The rest of the cast, Hollywood-assembled, is made up mostly of bright, well-developed young folk-among them James Darren, Pamela Tiffin, Doug McClure, Joanie Sommers and Peter Mann-who are lovely to look at but not much fun to know.

The plot, which has all the bite of the blueprint in a model car kit, tells how a car-crazy boy (Darren) and a boy-crazy girl (Tiffin) find happiness at the end of an auto endurance race through Death Valley....

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