John has lost all his money. He sits outside a diner in the desert when Sydney happens along, buys him coffee, then takes him to Reno and shows him how to get a free room without losing much money. Under Sydney's fatherly tutelage, John becomes a successful small-time professional gambler, and all is well, until he falls for Clementine, a cocktail waitress and sometimes hooker.Written by
Jon Reeves <email@example.com>
At 30: The craps table that Sydney walks by shows players cheering, but the cover (lid) and count slip are on top. If it were a real game there would be no cover. See more »
[raises his head]
You want a cup of coffee? You want a cigarette?
I'm a guy that's offering to give you a cigarette... buy you a cup of coffee.
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