MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 6,343 this week

The Whistle at Eaton Falls (1951)

 -  Drama  -  2 August 1951 (USA)
7.2
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 7.2/10 from 53 users  
Reviews: 4 user

Add a Plot

Director:

0Check in
0Share...

Editors' Spotlight

IMDb Picks: August

IMDb's editors share the movies and TV shows they recommend for August 2014.


User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

list image
a list of 143 titles
created 11 Feb 2012
 
list image
a list of 147 titles
created 07 May 2012
 
a list of 4122 titles
created 12 Oct 2012
 
a list of 6727 titles
created 7 months ago
 
a list of 267 titles
created 3 weeks ago
 

Related Items


Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: The Whistle at Eaton Falls (1951)

The Whistle at Eaton Falls (1951) on IMDb 7.2/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of The Whistle at Eaton Falls.

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Criss Cross (1949)
Crime | Drama | Film-Noir
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

An armored truck driver and his lovely ex-wife conspire with a gang to have his own truck robbed on the route.

Director: Robert Siodmak
Stars: Burt Lancaster, Yvonne De Carlo, Dan Duryea
Crime | Drama | Film-Noir
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

A young femme fatale-type woman realizes that the wealthy man she married is an incorrigible wastrel.

Director: Robert Siodmak
Stars: Deanna Durbin, Gene Kelly, Richard Whorf
Dreamboat (1952)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

Thornton Sayre, a respected college professor, is plagued when his old movies are shown on TV and sets out with his daughter to stop it. However, his former co-star is the hostess of the TV show playing his films and she has other plans.

Director: Claude Binyon
Stars: Clifton Webb, Ginger Rogers, Anne Francis
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
Director: Robert Siodmak
Stars: O.W. Fischer, Hilde Krahl, Oliver Grimm
Crime | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

A serial killer terrorizes Hamburg, Germany, during World War II. When the local police can't seem to catch him, the SS is brought into the case.

Director: Robert Siodmak
Stars: Claus Holm, Annemarie Düringer, Mario Adorf
Comedy | Sport
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

Bruce Hallerton becomes coach of the Panthers, a little league baseball team. The fact that an attractive widow has her son in the team causes problems with his wife.

Director: Herman Hoffman
Stars: Tom Ewell, Anne Francis, Ann Miller
Die Ratten (1955)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Director: Robert Siodmak
Stars: Maria Schell, Curd Jürgens, Heidemarie Hatheyer
Lydia Bailey (1952)
Certificate: Passed Action | Adventure | History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

A young Boston lawyer, Albron Hamlin, goes to Haiti in 1802 to find Lydia Bailey, whose estate he must settle. The island is war-torn in the strife between Toussaing L'Overture, the black ... See full summary »

Director: Jean Negulesco
Stars: Dale Robertson, Anne Francis, Charles Korvin
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

A young writer goes to Wiesbaden to write about gambling and gamblers, only to ultimately become a compulsive gambler himself. Losing all his wealth, as well as his moral fibre, he commits ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Siodmak
Stars: Gregory Peck, Ava Gardner, Melvyn Douglas
Certificate: Passed Crime | Drama | Film-Noir
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

Thelma Jordon is in love with a jewel thief, Tony Laredo, and he persuades her to go live with her rich aunt, and steal her jewels. During the robbery, she shoots her formerly-rich aunt, ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Siodmak
Stars: Barbara Stanwyck, Wendell Corey, Paul Kelly
Rogue Cop (1954)
Crime | Drama | Film-Noir
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

Detective Chris Kelvaney has a brother, Eddie, who also is a policeman. He witnessed a murderer running away from the scene of the crime. Chris has contacts with the gangster Beaumonte, who... See full summary »

Director: Roy Rowland
Stars: Robert Taylor, Janet Leigh, George Raft
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

Young blonde woman seems to destroy everyone she comes in contact with.

Director: Robert Siodmak
Stars: Nadja Tiller, Tony Britton, William Bendix
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
...
Carleton Carpenter ...
...
James Westerfield ...
Lenore Lonergan ...
Russell Hardie ...
Helen Shields ...
Doro Merande ...
...
...
...
...
...
Parker Fennelly ...
Edit

Storyline

Add Full Plot | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

You'll say why don't they make more movies like this? See more »

Genres:

Drama

Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

2 August 1951 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

O Direito de Viver  »

Filming Locations:


Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Film debut of Ernest Borgnine. See more »

Soundtracks

Ev'ry Other Day
Written by Carleton Carpenter
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Possibly a minor classic of its time
1 August 2006 | by (Melbourne, Australia) – See all my reviews

I first saw this when it was screened as a supporting feature in Australia in 1951/52 and hasn't been seen here since. A pity, because it was rather more cerebral and realistic than almost anything else seen in that era. I was only 14 when I saw it so I can't remember much about the plot but its realism came through (I was a pretty savvy kid movie-wise, I must admit). I could only remember Lloyd Bridges until I looked it up just now and was surprised to see who else was in it: Anne Francis, Ernest Borgnine, Carleton Carpenter, Murray Hamilton etc, before they became known. I'm also a little surprised director Robert Siodmak didn't run into strife with the McCarthy hearings in those years as it seemed to me the movie could be seen as a tad leftish, but I may be wrong as I was too young to understand that at the time, and this was not an issue in Australia then. Anyway, the semi-documentary treatment and the (apparent} filming on location added to the straightforward treatment. Columbia made some interesting movies around that time, some that I would suggest are a high-water mark in American movie-making and should be seen more often. If it's as good as I remember it, it should be seen as a minor classic.


7 of 7 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Whistle at Eaton Falls -- Video? psmall-1
Discuss The Whistle at Eaton Falls (1951) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page