Ride a Crooked Trail (1958) : Ride a Crooked Trail : 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.
Director : Jesse Hibbs
Cast : Audie Murphy, Bill Walker, Bob Steele, Chuck Hamilton, Eddie Parker, Frank Chase, Gia Scala, Henry Silva, Joanna Moore, Kenneth Patterson, Leo Gordon, Mary Field, Morgan Woodward, Mort Mills, Ned Wever, Paul Newlan, Rayford Barnes, Richard H Cutting, Sailor Vincent, Walter Matthau