Talk:Colonel Blimp

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I'd take issue with the opinion that Clive Candy is supposed to be Colonel Blimp. It's more subtle than that. I think that the film's title refers to the fact that he is perceived as Colonel Blimp by the young men of the 1940s in the film. However the film spends practically all of its time demonstrating that Candy is a much more complex (and more decent) character who doesn't fit the stereotype except in the most superficial manner. Colonel Blimp may be out of touch with reality because he believes things that don't make sense but Candy is only out of touch with reality because he believes in Honour and Goodness in an increasingly wicked world. -- Derek Ross | Talk 16:25, 6 May 2008 (UTC)


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I removed the clarify tag from: "His phrasing often includes direct contradiction, as though the first part of a sentence of his did not know what it was leading to, with the conclusion being part of an emotional catchphrase." It is clarified by the two examples which follow. Channelwatcher (talk) 09:27, 13 August 2012 (UTC)