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.

Also Known As: Călăreşte o potecă strâmbă, Sheriffen i Little Rock, Der weiße Teufel von Arkansas West, Il sentiero della rapina, Sendas tortuosas, Mellom dobbelt ild, Avançada Perigosa, Na Rota dos Proscritos, Lainsuojaton sheriffinä, Der weiße Teufel von Arkansas, Middle of the Street, Пътят на обира, L'étoile brisée, Ride a Crooked Trail, Fantomas ton synoron

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