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Miles, Vera

Overview
Works: 306 works in 939 publications in 7 languages and 19,874 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Fiction  History  Film and video adaptations  Western films  Juvenile works  Biography  Science fiction television programs  Fantasy television programs 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Costume designer, Other, Contributor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Vera Miles
The searchers by John Ford ( Visual )
64 editions published between 1956 and 2011 in English and French and held by 3,944 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A Civil War veteran spends five years on the trail of a Comanche raiding party that kidnapped his dead brother's daughters. Breathtaking scenery gives a picture of frontier families separated by miles of emptiness
Psycho by Alfred Hitchcock ( Visual )
131 editions published between 1960 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 3,830 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Horror melodrama in which a woman disappears after spending the night in an isolated motel which adjoins an eerie Victorian mansion, inhabited by a disturbed young man and his mother
The man who shot Liberty Valance by John Ford ( Visual )
59 editions published between 1962 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 2,769 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of a man who becomes a legend and an important political figure by falsely claiming he shot a ruthless gunman (Liberty Valance)
The wrong man by Alfred Hitchcock ( Visual )
35 editions published between 1956 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 1,344 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The true story of Manny Balestrero, a musician unjustly accused of armed robbery. Balestrero vehemently protests his innocence but acts thoroughly guilty, leading a host of policemen and witnesses to finger him as the thief. The trial goes badly for Manny, but life is worse for his wife, Rose, who falls apart under the strain of his ordeal
Alfred Hitchcock's Psycho by Robert Bloch ( Visual )
18 editions published between 1960 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 985 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Disgruntled Phoenix officeworker Marion Crane is fed up with the way life has treated her. One Friday, Marion is trusted to bank $40,000 by her employer. Seeing the opportunity to take the money and run, Marion leaves town. Tired after the long drive and caught in a storm, she gets off the main highway and pulls into the Bates Motel. The motel is managed by a quiet young man named Norman Bates, who seems to be dominated by his mother. Features one of the most iconic scenes in film history, the infamous "Shower scene."
Alfred Hitchcock presents by Alfred Hitchcock ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 527 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An anthology series features murder and crime stories with an ironic twist
Molly and Lawless John and Blue River by Sam Elliott ( Visual )
27 editions published between 1971 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 462 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This Western classic stars Sam Elliott as the daring, renegade outlaw on the run. The action really heats up when Elliott steals the sheriff's wife. The sheriff goes in hot pursuit as he vows to get her back. As the sheriff's wife "Molly" and "John" get to know each other better, the sparks really start to fly
Follow me, boys! ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1966 and 2004 in English and held by 456 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lem Siddons decides to put down roots after one too many years on the road with a ramshackle jazz band. He marries his sweetheart Vida Downey, and becomes a scoutmaster
The twilight zone ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 444 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A collection of tales which range from comic to tragic, but most often having a wicked sense of humor and filled with unexpected twists
The FBI story by Mervyn LeRoy ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1991 and 2006 in English and held by 400 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of the FBI unfolds through the eyes of one of its agents. During his career he investigates gangsters, swindlers, the Ku klux klan, Nazi agents and cold war spies
Psycho II by Richard Franklin ( Visual )
20 editions published between 1983 and 2013 in English and German and held by 368 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Out of the asylum after 22 years, murderer Norman Bates comes home and again hears Mother
Hellfighters ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1985 and 1999 in English and held by 299 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Chance Buckman is a Texan who tames out-of-control oil well infernos in exotic locations around the world. Between blazes, Chance carries the burden for Madelyn, the wife who left him 20 years earlier because of his dangerous lifestyle
The fighting Kentuckian ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1949 and 1999 in English and held by 288 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
While on their way home after fighting with General Andrew Jackson at New Orleans, two Kentucky riflemen, John Breen and Willie Paine, stop in a French colony in Alabama. Breen falls in love with Fleurette DeMarchand. He and Paine stay to help her family and the rest of the colonists who are trying to save their land from some rascals who are trying to cheat them
Mazes and monsters by Steven N Stern ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 269 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Bound together by a desire to play "Mazes and Monsters" Robbie (Hanks) and his college classmates decide to move the board game into the local legendary cavern. Robbie starts having visions for real, and the line between fantasy and reality fuses into a harrowing adventure
Those Calloways by Norman Tokar ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1965 and 2004 in English and held by 234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents a story about a man whose private dream of establishing a bird sanctuary interferes with commercial development of a hunting resort. Shows the conflict that arises when he takes the law into his own hands. Designed to motivate students to assess their own feelings of responsibility to the environment and to other people
One little Indian ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1979 and 2004 in English and held by 216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Clint Keyes is on the run from the U.S. Cavalry, where he faces mutiny and desertion charges. With the company of a camel and a ten-year old runaway boy, he makes a frantic attempt to fade into the vast New Mexico countryside. They encounter a pioneering widow and her young daughter, who must choose between aiding the unlikely fugitives-- or hampering their desperate flight
Into the night by John Landis ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1985 and 2003 in English and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ed Orkin is an insomniac with a cheating wife and a dull job. His chances for excitement look hopeless until a mysterious blond named Diana drops onto the hood of his car. Diana leads him on a merry and murderous chase where the payoff could be in dollars or death
The castaway cowboy ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1965 and 2009 in English and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A shanghaied Texas cowpoke jumps ship in Hawaii and ends up turning a potato plantation into the island's first cattle spread
John Wayne by John Wayne ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In The searchers, a Civil War veteran spends five years on the trail of a Comanche raiding party that kidnapped his dead brother's daughter
In search of America ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1991 and 2004 in English and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A young man quits college and takes to the road to find out "what it's all about," and his parents and grandmother join him
 
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Alternative Names
Miles, Vera
Ralston, Vera
Ralston, Vera June
Ralston, Vera June 1929-
Languages
English (380)
German (18)
French (4)
Danish (2)
Italian (1)
Polish (1)
Spanish (1)
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