Filmed primarily in the city of Greenville, GA, not Monticello. The Greenville city center was used as a stand-in for old Newnan.
Is it true what they said about that five hundred dollars?
Lamar Potts: It's true.
Informant: I been wanting to talk to you. First time you've been out here by yourself. I'm the one that called you and gave you Strickland's name.
Lamar Potts: I appreciate that. But the reward is for ...
The wall clock in the execution room is an electronic digital clock because the second hand jumps to advance one second at a time. A wind up clock from that era would not have a second hand. An electric clock would show a second hand that moves at a constant steady angular velocity.