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Miles, Vera

Works: 338 works in 1,193 publications in 9 languages and 21,476 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Western films  Horror films  Film noir  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Action and adventure films  Detective and mystery films  Television series  Detective and mystery television programs 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author, Costume designer, Other, Contributor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Vera Miles
Psycho by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

255 editions published between 1960 and 2016 in 8 languages and held by 4,608 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 searchers by John Ford( Visual )

134 editions published between 1956 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 4,263 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
The man who shot Liberty Valance by John Ford( Visual )

82 editions published between 1962 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 2,900 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 )

58 editions published between 1956 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 1,396 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 presents by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

5 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 555 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Master of suspense Alfred Hitchcock presents several short stories. The stories are invariably surprising, often containing elements of horror, comedy, suspense, and the supernatural
Follow me, boys!( Visual )

5 editions published between 1966 and 2004 in English and held by 496 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After one year too many on the road with a ramshackle jazz band, Lem Siddons decides to put down roots. He marries sweetheart Vida Downey and embarks on a lifelong roller coaster ride as scoutmaster to a steady stream of high-spirited youngsters
Alfred Hitchcock's Psycho by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

12 editions published between 1992 and 2017 in English and German and held by 465 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Disgruntled Phoenix office worker Marion Crane is fed up with the way life has treated her. She only gets to meet her lover Sam during lunch breaks and they cannot get married because of Sam's high alimony payments. One Friday, Marion is trusted to bank $40,000 by her employer. Seeing the opportunity to take the money and run, Marion leaves town and heads towards Sam's California store. 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 called Norman who seems to be dominated by his mother
Psycho II by Richard Franklin( Visual )

30 editions published between 1982 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 451 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Out of the asylum after 22 years, murderer Norman Bates comes home and again hears Mother
The FBI story by Mervyn LeRoy( Visual )

7 editions published between 1991 and 2006 in English and held by 415 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Recounting his storied FBI career, veteran agent Chip Hardesty narrates events occurring from the 1920s to the 1940s. After marrying Lucy Ann, a local librarian, Hardesty is supposed to resign from the agency. But when he hears J. Edgar Hoover speak, he has a change of heart, fully embracing the agency. As he travels from one investigation to another with his partner, Sam Crandall, Hardesty faces down famous mobsters, Klansmen and spies."
Molly and lawless John by Echo Bridge Home Entertainment (Firm)( Visual )

30 editions published between 1971 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 409 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
Hellfighters by Andrew V McLaglen( Visual )

3 editions published between 1985 and 2016 in English and held by 363 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
Alfred Hitchcock, the masterpiece collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 304 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains 15 motion pictures directed by Alfred Hitchcock, originally released between 1942 and 1976
Mazes and monsters by Tom Hanks( Visual )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 297 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bound together by a desire to play "Mazes and Monsters" Robbie (Tom Hanks) and his three college classmates decide to move the board game into the local legendary cavern. Robbie starts having visions, and the line between fantasy and reality fuse into a harrowing adventure
Those Calloways by Norman Tokar( Visual )

7 editions published between 1965 and 2004 in English and held by 259 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A man whose private dream of establishing a sanctuary for geese interferes with the commercial development of a hunting resort runs afoul of cynical and vested interests, who in turn manipulate him and his close family for their own selfish ends. Can this end happily? Of course it can
One little Indian by Bernard MacEveety( Visual )

9 editions published between 1973 and 2004 in English and held by 234 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
Greatest classic films collection( Visual )

4 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 217 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Rio Bravo, a Texas border sheriff fights off hired gunmen to keep a murderer in custody
Greatest classic films collection( Visual )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Features four thrillers directed by Alfred Hitchcock with various special features
Into the night by John Landis( Visual )

4 editions published between 1984 and 2003 in English and held by 170 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
Molly and Lawless John ; and Blue River by Sam Elliott( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Molly and Lawless John: The wife of a brutal sheriff falls for a condemned prisoner. She helps him escape. Together they do their best to elude the sheriff who has vowed to get his wife back and to take vengeance on the outlaw
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The man who shot Liberty Valance
Alternative Names
Miles, Vera

Ralston, Vera

Ralston, Vera June

Ralston, Vera June 1929-

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