WorldCat Identities

Miles, Vera

Works: 377 works in 1,310 publications in 9 languages and 22,059 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Western films  Film adaptations  Horror films  Film noir  Action and adventure films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Television series  Anthology television programs  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 )

269 editions published between 1960 and 2016 in 8 languages and held by 4,663 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 )

147 editions published between 1956 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 4,284 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 )

83 editions published between 1962 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 2,464 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 )

63 editions published between 1956 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 1,399 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 558 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An anthology series features murder and crime stories with an ironic twist
Follow me, boys!( Visual )

8 editions published between 1966 and 2004 in English and held by 515 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
Alfred Hitchcock's Psycho by Ulu Grosbard( Visual )

15 editions published between 1960 and 2017 in English and held by 476 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 )

34 editions published between 1982 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 462 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Psycho IV: When Norman Bates is drawn to a late night radio show where he shares his views on the topic of matricide--he relives his trials as a young boy living with his widowed schizophrenic mother. These haunting memories threaten to rekindle his killing urge
The twilight zone( Visual )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 451 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 man who shot Liberty Valance( Visual )

3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 444 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Director [John] Ford brings us to the lawless frontier village of Shinbone, a town plagued by a larger-than-life nemesis, Liberty Valance (Lee Marvin). [James] Stewart plays the bungling but charming big-city lawyer determined to rid Shinbone of Valance, and he finds that he has an unlikely ally -- in the form of a rugged local rancher (John Wayne). The two men also share the same love interest (Vera Miles). But when the final showdown becomes inevitable, one of the two will attempt to get the gunman ... but the other one will wind up getting the girl"--Container
The FBI story by Mervyn LeRoy( Visual )

8 editions published between 1991 and 2006 in English and held by 423 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 )

32 editions published between 1971 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 417 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 )

4 editions published between 1985 and 2016 in English and held by 371 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 305 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains 14 motion pictures directed by Alfred Hitchcock, originally released between 1942 and 1976
Mazes and monsters by Steven Hilliard Stern( Visual )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 299 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( Visual )

7 editions published between 1965 and 2004 in English and held by 271 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( Visual )

10 editions published between 1973 and 2004 in English and held by 235 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
The fighting Kentuckian( Visual )

10 editions published between 1949 and 1999 in English and held by 227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The daughter of a French general captures the heart of a rugged Kentucky rifleman. However, a powerful man also is determined to win her heart, and the two men soon lock horns. When the Kentuckian discovers that his rival is involved in a scheme to evict the French settlers, war breaks out between the fighting frontiersmen and the displaced French forces
Greatest classic films collection( Visual )

4 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Fort Apache, a calvary officer whose by-the-book tactics and ignorance of the western frontier cause him to lead his men into a fatal Apache ambush
Into the night by John Landis( Visual )

4 editions published between 1984 and 2003 in English and held by 184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From director John Landis (The Blues Brothers) comes a thrilling action comedy: Ed Okin's life is plagued with bad luck until a dazzling blonde (Oscar nominee Michelle Pfeiffer) falls into his life and pulls him into an exciting game of international intrigue
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The man who shot Liberty Valance
The searchersThe man who shot Liberty ValancePsycho IIThe FBI storyAlfred Hitchcock, the masterpiece collectionThe fighting KentuckianGreatest classic films collection
Alternative Names
Miles, Vera

Ralston, Vera

Ralston, Vera June

Ralston, Vera June 1929-

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