More insight. A movie ticket was seven cents, adjustment for inflation was a dollar and seventy one cents so figure, what, about a dollar and twentyfive cents for a po’boy? Each cent being worth 24 to 25 cents, adjusted for inflation. Sounds a bargain for a good, very basic sandwich but still hard to know just what a blue collar was making. Still, probably less than, say, lunch in a drug store or caf�.