The Whistle at Eaton Falls

The Whistle at Eaton Falls (also known by the alternative title Richer Than the Earth) is a 1951 American film noir drama film directed by Robert Siodmak and starring Lloyd Bridges and Dorothy Gish.[1]

The Whistle at Eaton Falls
Directed byRobert Siodmak
Produced by
Written by
  • Leo Rosten
  • (Additional Dialogue)
Screenplay by
  • Lemist Esler
  • Virginia Shaler
Story by
  • Lawrence J. Dugan
  • Leonard Heideman
Based onJ. Sterling Livingston
(An orig story suggested and developed from the research of)
Music byLouis Applebaum
CinematographyJoseph C. Brun
Edited byAngelo Ross
RD-DR Corp.
Distributed byColumbia Pictures
Release date
  • August 2, 1951 (1951-08-02)
Running time
96 minutes
CountryUnited States


A newly promoted plant supervisor finds himself in the position of having to announce a layoff of his fellow workers.



  1. Greco p. 171


  • Greco, Joseph (1999). The File on Robert Siodmak in Hollywood, 1941–1951. Universal-Publishers. ISBN 978-1-58112-081-3.
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