Fred Astaire and Rita Hayworth, I grew up playing Rita and Ginger dress up and dancing and dancing in front of my TV, pretending to be them. There are certainly worse companions for a little kid than these guys!!
If a boy was sent for a caning he would have to pass the punishment slip to one of the admin staff, who would in turn give it to the senior secretary. She would then accompany the boy to the headmaster .
WWII - "Maybe you’re afraid because you know that you aren’t stable without him, that you need him, because without him the ground is too shaky to walk on. And it’s scary to need someone to hold you—and sometimes carry you—across that trembling surface."