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Miles, Vera

Works: 277 works in 1,118 publications in 11 languages and 21,002 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Western films  Film adaptations  Horror films  Film noir  Action and adventure films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Comedy films  Children's films  Historical films 
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 )

261 editions published between 1960 and 2015 in 9 languages and held by 5,041 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Disgruntled Phoenix office worker Marion Crane is fed up with the way life has treated her. When Marion is trusted to bank $40,000 by her employer, she decides to take the money and leave town. When a tired Marion is caught in a storm, she pulls off the main highway and checks into the Bates Motel. The manager of Bates Motel is a quiet young man named Norman Bates, who seems to be dominated by his mother
The searchers by John Ford( Visual )

156 editions published between 1956 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 4,258 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 )

115 editions published between 1961 and 2015 in 9 languages and held by 2,942 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 )

79 editions published between 1956 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 1,405 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
Follow me, boys!( Visual )

5 editions published between 1966 and 2004 in English and held by 486 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
Psycho II by Richard Franklin( Visual )

32 editions published between 1982 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 427 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 412 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
Molly and lawless John by Echo Bridge Home Entertainment (Firm)( Visual )

26 editions published between 1971 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 403 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 1969 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 356 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 )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 294 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 )

6 editions published between 1965 and 2004 in English and held by 252 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
The fighting Kentuckian( Visual )

10 editions published between 1949 and 1999 in English and held by 249 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
One little Indian by Bernard MacEveety( Visual )

9 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
Greatest classic films collection( Visual )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 172 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 165 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
Greatest classic films collection( Visual )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 156 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
Molly and Lawless John and Blue River by Sam Elliott( Visual )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 153 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
In search of America by Jeff Bridges( Visual )

7 editions published between 1991 and 2004 in English and held by 140 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
Alfred Hitchcock presents: season one( Visual )

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

An anthology series features murder and crime stories with an ironic twist
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Audience level: 0.21 (from 0.07 for Molly and ... to 0.85 for Warner Bro ...)

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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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Вера Майлз

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