DOWN THE DRAIN begins like a scrappy, diverting caper comedy in the tradition of A FISH CALLED WANDA; unfortunately, it falls flat at the halfway point. Andrew Stevens plays Vic Scalia, a Los Angeles criminal defense attorney with a 90-percent success rate in winning acquittals for his
clients. Actually, Scalia is also a criminal mastermind who organizes heists on demand for underworld customers, employing the same crooks he defends in court. Dick Rogers (Don Stroud) commissions Scalia to break into a bank's safety-deposit vault and nab the entire contents; as long as nothing is
missing, Scalia and his crew will get $20 million. Scalia and his motley band of specia...