In the early 20th century, some convicts while on a road gang escape and one of the convicts is Zach Provo, a half Indian, who was sent to prison during the latter part of the 19th century.... See full summary »
Andrew V. McLaglen
In 1935, after 40 years in a West Virginia prison, three released convicts wish to open a legitimate business using the 25 thousand dollars earned in jail but a crooked prison guard in cahoots with the town banker plan to defraud them.
Harker Flet and compatriots Timothy X. Nolan and Katy, along with three other men, steal $40,000 in money and jewelry from a California train in the gold-mining country of the 1880's. The six split up and while they are hiding out awaiting the rendezvous to divide the loot, Hark is cornered, framed and sent to prison. He is released after two-and-a-half years and sets out to find Katy and Nolan and get his share of the loot. Written by
Les Adams <firstname.lastname@example.org>
[Harker awakens Katie with a kiss]
Train's due at 3:10.
You're up and dressed. I didn't even hear you.
You're not only up and dressed, you've been out... and from the smell of that perfume, I know where!
[Harker dodges a water pitcher Katy throws at him]
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Andrew V. McLaglen ("McLintock!" "The Way West," "Shenandoah") outdoes himself with a slight of a story, "One More Train to Rob". Clearly George Peppard's funniest and, perhaps, best performance as the "good, bad guy train robber" cheated by his friend, John Vernon (also a fine performance) out of his share and out of his woman, Diana Muldaur. Muldaur, as always, combines beauty, brains and class. However, here, she even manages to be funny and sexy. She and Peppard have great chemistry. The movie has some surprising twists and turns, and even a social conscience. The plight of immigrant Chinese during the 19th Century and the racial injustices shown them deliver a surprisingly effective subplot. "One More Train to Rob" is one of my favorite westerns, and I'm so happy it is finally showing on ENCORE WESTERN Channel. I give it an "8".
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