A Snippet of Conversation Between Harrison Ford
and His Father
by Michael C.
Everyone thinks Im just a
silly kid when I say I want to be a movie star or
a carpenter when I grow up. Why do they bother
asking me that question if theyre going to
laugh at what I say? I dont think its
impossible that someone discovers me if were
in Hollywood where all the studios are. Thats
the reason I want to go there, I tell my Dad.
Aint that easy, son,
he says, and then tells me to stick with the idea
of becoming a hammer and nail man, as he calls it.
Maybe I can do both, I
Yeah, he answers,
grinning broadly, You could build yourself
a movie house.