Quiz Whizz

Quiz Whizz is a 1958 short subject directed by Jules White starring American slapstick comedy team The Three Stooges (Moe Howard, Larry Fine and Joe Besser). It is the 183rd entry in the series released by Columbia Pictures starring the comedians, who released 190 shorts for the studio between 1934 and 1959.


Sweepstakes winner Joe is taken to the cleaners by con men G. Y. Prince (Milton Frome) and R. O. Broad (Bill Brauer) by investing his winnings in Consolidated Fujiyama California Smog Bags. The Stooges head to their offices to get Joe's money back. Instead, they find two sympathetic businessmen (the two crooks, in disguise) who offer to pay back the losses if Moe, Larry and Joe will pose as juvenile wards for a rich and eccentric millionaire, Montgomery M. Montgomery (Gene Roth) and his scheming wife, Lisa (Greta Thyssen). But Montgomery is actually Prince's and Broad's gang leader, and plotting to kill the Stooges. the stooges go along with the game, with Larry and Moe playing blind man's bluff, while Joe is forced to eat his big cigar, until they discover the scheme, and knock out the crooks, however, when the stooges split the check into thirds, they have to paste it back together.