Long Beach Cavaliers

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A Long Beach Cavaliers group shot from 1951. Photo from the Long Beach Cavaliers Photo Collection.
A photo of Monte Trone next to his 1933 Ford Coupe. Monte was a first generation Long Beach Cavaliers member, and this seems to be an early version of his coupe running Ford hubcaps. Photo from the Long Beach Cavaliers Photo Collection.
An old Cavaliers jacket. Photo courtesy of Neal Carter.
An old Cavaliers plaque. Photo courtesy of Neal Carter.
George Gutierrez' 1928 Ford Model A Roadster Pickup
Tim Musico's 1928 Ford Model A Roadster Pickup
George Gutierrez' 1929 Ford Model A Sport Coupe
Tony Guardado's 1929 Ford Model A Sport Coupe
Tim Musico's 1941 Ford Business Coupe
This is Long Beach, a movie documentary about the Long Beach Cavaliers, had World Premier at the Art Theatre in Long Beach, California, August 2nd, 2013.
Old and new Cavaliers members in 2013. Photo courtesy of Rick Perez.

The Cavaliers is a car club from Long Beach, California. The club was formed in 1948 at Poly High School, and it had about 25 members. The existence of the club is divided into three generations, 1948 - 1955, 1956 - 1965 and 1998 to present. In the late 1950s and mid 1960s the club consisted of more than 100 members.


In the 2010s Brian Darwas made a documentary movie about the Cavaliers called This is Long Beach. The movie documents the history of the club, with members from each generation contributing, sharing their stories. A part of the movie also takes place at Masterson Kustoms in Lynwood, where the current members of the club have the top on a 1947 Ford chopped. The movie had World Premier at the Art Theatre in Long Beach, California, August 2nd, 2013.[1]


Contents

Past and Present Members

Bill Muehlstedt
Bill Neal
Bob Crane
Bob Kendrick
Byron Ferrier
David Root
Felipe "Aladdin"
Gary Gabelich
George "Porky" Acosta
George Gutierrez
Hayden Long
Jack Eslinger
Jack Tucker
Jason "T bucket Jay" Valenzuela
Jason "JJ" Wolf
Jim Centerfield
Jim Sherwood
John Passanisi
J.R. Kavowski
Ken Cooper
Monte Trone
Pat Farrel
Phil Burkowitz
Phil Hanes
Paul Forrester
Ralph Thomas
Rick Perez
Roger Thomas
Ronnie Myers
Sam Wiggins
Terry Ackerman
Tex Gresham
Tim Musico
Todd Lancaster
Tony Guardado
Yvonne Perez


Past and Present Club Cars

George Gutierrez' 1928 Ford Model A Roadster Pickup
Tim Musico's 1928 Ford Model A Roadster Pickup
George Gutierrez' 1929 Ford Model A Sport Coupe
Monte Trone's 1933 Ford 3-Window Coupe
Tony Guardado's 1929 Ford Model A Sport Coupe
Tim Musico's 1941 Ford Business Coupe
Tex Gresham's 1950 Mercury
George Gutierrez' 1951 Ford Tudor Sedan
Tex Gresham's 1952 Pontiac
Tim Musico's 1957 Ford Ranchero - The Edselero


References

  1. Atomic Hot Rods - This is Long Beach Screening Schedule


External Links

Cavaliers on MySpace






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