an interview, actor Kevin Bacon shared a conversation he had with his
6-year-old son after he had seen the movie "Footloose" for the first time.
The boy said, "Dad, that was
really cool how you jumped up on the roof
and swung from the rafters. How did you do that?"
"Well, son, I didn't actually do that part," said Bacon. "A stuntman did."
"What's a stuntman?" asked his son.
"That's someone who dresses
like me and does things I can't do. Things that
are too dangerous."
"Well, what about that part in
the movie where you spin around on that gym bar
and land on your feet," persisted the boy.
"Son, that was the stuntman again, not me. He's really good at gymnastics."
After a long pause, "Dad, just what did you do in the movie?"
Bacon replied, "I just got all the glory."