THE GRAVY TRAIN
Directed by JACK STARRETT
Screenplay by BILL KERBY and DAVID WHITNEY
Dire speculations about the health and current whereabouts of the B movie (dead of economic inflation? fled to television?) are laid to restloudlyby the appearance of this raucous crime comedy. It is brash, nutty and broad as an interstate highway. It lacks almost all the higher virtues like skilled plotting or deep characterization, but makes decent enough amends by virtue of its own high spirits.
The story is nothing much. Calvin Dehon (Stacy Reach) is a West Virginia boy who collars his brother Russell (Frederic Forrest) and drags him into...