Cavalcade of Custom Cars

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The souvenir program for the show.
Paul Anka with the 1962 Ford Cougar 406 concept car at the exhibit. Photo courtesy of
Paul Anka in the La Shabbla at the exhibit. Photo courtesy of
Benny Goodman trying out The Maharajah at the opening of the Cavalcade of Custom Cars exhibit in 1964. Producer Bob George is standing next to Benny. Photo courtesy of
Lee Levine, George Jesse and Barbara Sands with the Lil' Bandit at the exhibit. Photo courtesy of
Actress Barbra Sands in Don Vargo's 1934 Ford convertible, The 69'er, at the exhibit. Photo courtesy of
Georgie Jessel seated in the Maharaja at exhibit. Jessel was the entertainment director-coordinator for the show. Photo courtesy of
Lloyd Bridges, George Jessel and Bob George with the Lil' Bandit at the exhibit. Photo courtesy of

The Cavalcade of Custom Cars was an exhibit held at the Transportation & Travel Pavilion at New York World's Fair 1964-1965. Presented by World Wide Productions, the producers of the show wanted to present the world's very finest automotive masterpieces.[1]

The show was produced by Bob George, while George Jessel was the entertainment director-conrdinator.

Cars Attending

Don Vargo's 1934 Ford Convertible - The 69'er
1962 Ford Cougar 406
La Shabbla
Lil' Bandit
The Maharajah
XPAK 400



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