Fugitive bank robber Joe Maybe steals the identity of a marshal and rides into a town whose judge asks Joe to act as town marshal but an old flame almost betrays his real identity forcing Joe to claim she's his wife.
Railroad surveyer Clay O'Mara goes after rustlers who murdered his father and brother. Along the way, he first arrests then teams up with outlaw Whitey Kincade, who helps Clay, only to see how long the tenderfoot lasts. Outwitting several attempts on his life engineered by the crooked lawyer who set up his family, O'Mara and a wounded Kincade face the gang. Kincade wanted to protect O'Mara and redeem himself, and goes down shooting.
This movie is playing at the RKO Chester Theatre in a scene from the United Artists' feature film of Paddy Chayefsky's "Marty" (1955) directed by Delbert Mann. The scene features Ernest Borgnine and Betsy Blair walking under the marquee and standing near the box office and a lobby poster display. See more »
When O'Mara is fleeing with the white stallion, tyre tracks from the camera vehicle can be seen in the lower left corner of screen. See more »
Ride clear of Diablo is my favourite Audie Murphy western.Its exciting,suspenseful and the rapport between audie and Dan Duryea is great.This film is highly enjoyable with humour and a good twist in the end.This is a feel good western.
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