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Commodity Money

by James Tierney

In this short scene, Red pays an inmate to smuggle contraband with cigarettes. Cigarettes are used as money a lot in prison and it is shown throughout this film. This scene can be shown to talk about medium of exchange, commodity money, bartering, etc.

Shawshank Redemption -- Money in Prison

In this short clip, Red trades cigarettes for an inmate to smuggle in contraband.

from The Shawshank Redemption (1994)
Creator: Castle Rock Entertainment
Distributor: James Tierney -- DVD
Posted by James Tierney