Today I watched Talk About a Stranger, which was honestly more like an extended episode of Leave It to Beaver than anything else!
Noir? Barely, if you're judging it on a little alien paranoia and a few lighting and angle tricks, but honestly - the kid in the tale gets nothing more than a harsh look for emptying thousands of gallons of oil into some orange groves, and then even gets rewarded with a puppy by the guy whose life he almost destroyed!!
I'm sure marketing (take a look at the poster if you can) it as a Noir helped dupe a few innocent rubes into parting with some hard-earned f