Johnny Cline Family

| December 3, 2012

From Left to right: Johnny Jr, Phillip, Milonga, Johnny, and Kathy. Photo taken in 1971. How very true your comment is Casey.

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Kathy Cline #1

| December 3, 2012

A back yard photo of Kathy Cline,  Clyde Bros Circus 1971. I want to thank Janice Chandler for sending the Cline photos for the circus blog.

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Johnny Cline #2

| December 3, 2012

Johnny preforms with his black and white paint liberty horses. Clyde Bros Circus, 1971.

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Johnny Cline #3

| December 3, 2012

The paints are doing what is known as a “front leg ring curb walk.”  There can be a change over to a back leg walk.

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Johnny Cline #4

| December 3, 2012

From the back of the ring curb, Ringo performs a walking rear. Clyde Bros, 1971.

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Johnny Cline #5

| December 3, 2012

Johnny bought this liberty act from Bill Bushaugh…..Bill’s last name may be spelled wrong? The five horses were called King, Sue, Patches, Ringo and Tony. Later, John had to replace two because of age.  He found two paints and broke them for the act. He named them Twinkles and Pawnee.  After Johnny’s death the act […]

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Clyde Bros Circus

| December 3, 2012

Elephant long mount.

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Clyde Bros Circus

| December 3, 2012

There was one bull in the act that had her moments. Her name was Molly and if she thought she could… she would tip you over. Molly is seen here on the bull tubs while Kathy styles the act. Johnny kept a close eye on Molly. Knowing Johnny as I did, he would say working […]

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Clyde Bros Circus

| December 3, 2012

Hard to see here, but Kathy is running on top of the ring curb keeping up with the elephant as it runs around the ring and then she runs under the other elephant.

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Clyde Bros Circus

| December 3, 2012

Johnny Cline and his daughter Kathy. You know you never really know how fine a person is, until they are gone. Johnny you were the BEST!

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