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Miles, Vera

Overview
Works: 297 works in 916 publications in 7 languages and 19,708 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Fiction  Western films  Juvenile works  Science fiction television programs  Fantasy television programs  Film and video adaptations  Horror films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Costume designer, Other, Contributor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Vera Miles
Publications by Vera Miles
Most widely held works by Vera Miles
The searchers by John Ford( visu )
62 editions published between 1956 and 2011 in English and French and held by 3,907 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( visu )
122 editions published between 1960 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 3,875 libraries worldwide
Hitchcock's classic film about the troubled Norman Bates whose old dark house and adjoining motel offer a supposed refuge for Marion Crane, the ill-fated traveler
The man who shot Liberty Valance by John Ford( visu )
87 editions published between 1962 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 2,807 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( visu )
33 editions published between 1956 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 1,330 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( visu )
18 editions published between 1960 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 939 libraries worldwide
Disgruntled Phoenix officeworker 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 alimony high 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
Alfred Hitchcock presents ( visu )
3 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 511 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! ( visu )
4 editions published between 1966 and 2004 in English and held by 441 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 ( visu )
3 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 438 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( visu )
5 editions published between 1959 and 2006 in English and German and held by 401 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( visu )
18 editions published between 1983 and 2013 in English and German and held by 360 libraries worldwide
Out of the asylum after 22 years, murderer Norman Bates comes home and again hears Mother
Molly and lawless John ( visu )
25 editions published between 1971 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 326 libraries worldwide
This Western classic stars Sam Elliott as the daring, renegade outlaw on the run. The action really heats up when Lawless John 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
The fighting Kentuckian ( visu )
15 editions published between 1949 and 2001 in English and French and held by 304 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
Hellfighters ( visu )
2 editions published between 1985 and 1999 in English and held by 284 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 Steven N Stern( visu )
3 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in English and French and held by 264 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( visu )
5 editions published between 1965 and 2004 in English and French and held by 233 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 by Bernard MacEveety( visu )
8 editions published between 1979 and 2004 in English and held by 212 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( visu )
4 editions published between 1985 and 2003 in English and French and held by 151 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 ( visu )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 150 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
The castaway cowboy ( visu )
9 editions published between 1965 and 2009 in English and held by 147 libraries worldwide
A shanghaied Texas cowpoke jumps ship in Hawaii and ends up with the island's first cattle spread. Turning the indolent natives into real cowboys is the least of his problems!
Molly and Lawless John and Blue River by Sam Elliott( visu )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 134 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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Alternative Names
Miles, Vera
Ralston, Vera
Ralston, Vera June
Ralston, Vera June, 1929-
Languages
English (374)
German (25)
Spanish (11)
French (10)
Danish (2)
Arabic (1)
Polish (1)
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