Harry Beggs is released from prison after serving his 20 year sentence. He's actually a reformed man, having learned a trade and having saved every cent of his minimal prison pay. He hasn't seen his family for many years and he and his wife used to always fight about money so he very much wants to show her the money he's accumulated. When the time comes to visit her, he can't quite bring himself to do it and goes to one of his old haunts for a drink. Having had a bit too much to drink, he wakes up to find that he's been rolled by a pretty girl with whom he had struck up a conversation. He does eventually work up the nerve to see his wife and explain to her what has happened but he is also in for a severe shock.
Did You Know?
The $1,636 with which Harry Beggs left prison in 1961 had the same purchasing power as $13,400 in 2017. See more
The booth inside the bar is the kind of booth that was used outdoors. The aluminum booths were exclusively used outdoors and to some extent in large expansive spaces like airports.
In a bar this old it would have had one of the old wooden phone booths. Very common in this era. See more