Stalag 17

Media Type: Film Clips Topic: Supply & Demand, Money & Banking

Click here to watch this clip.

The key point of interest in this film scene is the use of cigarettes as a currency among the prisoners inside Stalag 17. In the scene, there are three distinct transactions involving the use of cigarettes as a medium of exchange. You can develop an excellent discussion by asking your class whether or not cigarettes make the best choice of a money among the items typically found in a Red Cross shipment. This scene is best used when discussing the characteristics that make a good money. 

Available on Amazon.com
Your Thoughts
Was this helpful to you?
5
(1 votes)
Tags
Related Content

What People are saying...

Who's Dirk?
More on the man, himself. Meet Dirk
Econ Media Library
Check out multimedia tools, videos and more in our Media Library