As a result of our illegal ban on this wretched film Colonel Blimp
has received a wonderful advertisement from the Government.
In general, I think the festival was at the top of its game this year, unless you happen to be Colonel Blimp
, somebody who feels the need to drink at least two pints between races and urinate like a store horse as a result, or the kind of person who thinks that if the favourite doesn't win the Gold Cup (or the Dubai World Cup) the whole thing's an anti-climax.
OH, how I love it when Colonel Blimp
pops his pith helmet above the parapet to rebuke us Taffs, his nicotine-stained moustache bristling in indignation.
Well now, of course, thanks to Giles Clarke, whose capacity for long-term vision makes Colonel Blimp
appear positively hawk-eyed, SKY also possesses cricket.
Roles in British films Major Barbara, Love On The Dole and The Life And Death Of Colonel Blimp
followed and 1947 saw her breakthrough role in Black Narcissus.
I spent a pleasurable Saturday afternoon watching one of the all-time great British movies, Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger's 1943 classic, The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp
But not all of the films were so straightforward and one - The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp
- caused a storm.
Contradicting their previous professional assertions that combat mentoring was required--suddenly the Colonel Blimp
brigade told any and all that classroom training would be both safe and a meaningful contribution.
BORIS Johnson's an unpleasant Son of Thatcher, a Colonel Blimp
who puts the Con into Conservative.
Her genteel propriety that spoke of refined teas on the lawns of some English stately home were typified in films such as The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp
, Prisoner of Zenda and The King and I.
Marlar - don't call me a Colonel Blimp
- says he hasn't a clue about the motives of the modern woman.
For good measure, there is apompous French policeman and an absolutely bonkers Englishman in Colonel Blimp
mode, which provokes a wildly funny debate as to whether the murderer (as yet unknown) should be hung or guillotined.