A Drop Too Much
On this page:
"A Drop Too Much": A puppet on a motorcycle as the main axis of the story? It seems impossible, both from the narrative and artistic point of view, yet Pojar, with Trnka’s puppets, created a little masterpiece from a slogan warning us that driving and alcohol just don’t go together. The story combines lyrical moments with high drama, as the lovesick and tipsy motorcyclist is determined to risk his life with reckless behaviour.
- also known as O skleničku víc
- country: Czechoslovakia
- director: Břetislav Pojar
- art direction by Jiří Trnka
- written by Břetislav Pojar
- cinematography by Emanuel Franek & Ludvík Hájek
- music by Jan Rychlík
- genre: Animation
- released in (62 years ago)
Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for A Drop Too Much
Click on a title to look inside that book (if available):
by James Main Dixon
To lake a drop too much— to get intoticated. F. Iie used often to take a drop too much (be the worse for liquor). DrOWn. — To droirn the miller — to mit water and spirits in so unequal proportions as to make the concoction uupalatable (from too ...
With an Appendix Embracing a Dictionary of Briticisms, Americanisms, Colloquial Phrases, Etc. ... by Bp. Samuel Fallows
To take a drop too much; to drink like a fish; to get into the head; to splice the main brace; to take a hair of the dog that bit you;
In one's cups; the worse for liquor; having had a drop too much; half seas over; three sheets in the wind; under the ...
by S. Fallows
To take a drop too much; to drink like a fish; to get into the head; to splice the main brace; to takes hair of the dog that bit you; toliquor up; to take a horn; tOspree it; to steam; to steam it; to coge or coag it. adj. Fuddled; tuzzled: groggy; whittled; ...
Giving the Derivation, Source, Or Origin of Common Phrases, Allusions, and Words that Have a Tale to Tell by Ebenezer Cobham Brewer
To take a drop too much. To be intoxicated. If it is the "last feather which breaks the camel's bock," it is the drop too much which produces intoxication. To take one's drops. To drink spirits in private. Drop (To). To drop on acquaintance is quietly ...
by Ebenezer Cobham Brewer
To take a drop too much. To be intoxicated. If it is the " last straw which breaks the camel's back," it is the drop too much which produces intoxication. To take one's drops. To drink spirits in private. Drown. Drouming men catch at straws. Persons ...
• a drop too much (to drink) mainly uk too much alcohol to drink • at the drop of a hat ...
Online dictionaries and encyclopedias with entries for A Drop Too Much
Click on a label to prioritize search results according to that topic:
Share this page
Go to the wordplay of A Drop Too Much for some fun with words!