Telling the stories of the most storied place


“You do everything big!” That’s the advice of Lecile Harris, the seventy-six-year-old professional rodeo clown whose life in rodeo spans almost sixty years. I got to spend some time with him at rodeos in Meridian, MS and Jonesboro, AR and had an absolute ball. Lecile began his career as a bullrider and bullfighter, but a devastating accident in the arena at the age of fifty-two led him into comedy full-time. Since then, he’s been named “Clown of the Year” four times and inducted into the Pro Rodeo Hall of Fame. This is his story.


LECILE from UM Media Documentary Projects on Vimeo.