He should watch Colonel Blimp for ideas about a subtle portrayal of war.
Colonel Blimp, a British variation on the miles gloriosus character.
Which posed the question: was the lad parodying Colonel Blimp or becoming him?
The cheek of "Colonel Blimp" is so breathtaking that you'd think it unsurpassable.
Owen was Colonel Blimp and I was the terrified little woman.
I thought they already made Colonel Blimp?
The actor playing the police officer puts on a mustache, and now appears as the white police superintendent, a kind of Colonel Blimp.
She appeared in one film with her husband, 1943's The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp.
Weston puffed his cheeks out so he looked like Colonel Blimp.
Every Colonel Blimp in the world would have made use of them.