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Miles, Vera

Overview
Works: 274 works in 1,101 publications in 10 languages and 21,017 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Western films  Science fiction television programs  Horror films  Fantasy television programs  Television series  Film noir  Action and adventure films  Anthology television programs 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author, Costume designer, Contributor, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Vera Miles
Psycho by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

248 editions published between 1960 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 4,634 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 )

152 editions published between 1956 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 4,226 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 )

113 editions published between 1962 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 2,924 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 )

81 editions published between 1956 and 2011 in 8 languages and held by 1,413 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 )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 620 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
The twilight zone by Rod Serling( Visual )

7 editions published between 1999 and 2007 in English and held by 520 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In "Mirror image," a woman spies her exact double at a bus station and becomes convinced that the double is trying to take her place in the world. A fellow passenger thinks she's crazy ... at first. In "Dust," A man is about to be hanged for drunkenly running over a little girl in a decaying town. But when the girl's anguished father flings "magic dust" into the air, a change comes over the squalid village. In "Five characters in search of an exit" a clown, a hobo, a ballet dancer, a bagpipe player and an army major are trapped together in an enormous cylander. They don't know who they are or how they got there, but when the major tries to escape they finally learn the truth. In "Ninety years without slumbering," a man believes that he will die if his grandfather clock stops. When the clock does begin to wind down, he must face his deepest fear
Molly and Lawless John and Blue River by Sam Elliott( Visual )

27 editions published between 1971 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 494 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 )

5 editions published between 1966 and 2004 in English and held by 477 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( Visual )

7 editions published between 1992 and 2015 in English and German and held by 470 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 )

29 editions published between 1982 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 418 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 )

5 editions published between 1991 and 2006 in English and held by 411 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
Greatest classic films collection by Betty Hutton( Visual )

4 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 360 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
Hellfighters by Andrew V McLaglen( Visual )

3 editions published between 1985 and 2008 in English and German and held by 343 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
Mazes and monsters by Tom Hanks( Visual )

2 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 288 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
The fighting Kentuckian( Visual )

10 editions published between 1949 and 1999 in English and held by 251 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
Those Calloways by Norman Tokar( Visual )

5 editions published between 1965 and 2004 in English and held by 250 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 )

8 editions published between 1973 and 2004 in English and held by 232 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 )

4 editions published between 1984 and 2003 in English and held by 162 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 )

10 editions published between 1965 and 2009 in English and held by 140 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
In search of America( Visual )

7 editions published between 1991 and 2004 in English and held by 138 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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The man who shot Liberty Valance
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Miles, Vera

Ralston, Vera

Ralston, Vera June

Ralston, Vera June 1929-

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