Ride a Crooked Trail (1958)

After robbing a bank Murphy assumes the identity of his pursuer, a famous US Marshal, when he stumbles into a town and is confronted by the local judge, Matthau. Murphy is forced to remain as the new Marshal; an old flame, Scala, nearly unmasks him by accident, only to be forced to assume the ruse of being Murphy's wife. The "couple" given a house and respectability, which neither has had before. They maintain the charade to avoid hurting a young orphan boy, Matthau's ward. Scala is torn by her loyalty to boyfriend planning to rob the bank and growing feelings for Murphy

Directing:
  • Jesse Hibbs

Writing:
  • George Bruce
  • Borden Chase

Stars:
Release Date: 1958-09-01
themoviedb icon 5.8/10
  • Country: US
  • Language: English
  • Runtime: 87
Henry Silva
Henry Silva
Sam Teeler
Leo Gordon
Leo Gordon
Sam Mason
Mort Mills
Mort Mills
Pecos
Walter Matthau
Walter Mattha...
Judge Kyle
Mary Field
Mary Field
Mrs. Curtis
Audie Murphy
Audie Murphy
Joe Maybe
Gia Scala
Gia Scala
Tessa Milotte
Joanna Moore
Joanna Moore
Little Brandy
Bill Walker
Bill Walker
Jackson
Richard H. Cutting
Richard H. Cu...
Banker Curtis
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