All About Eve (1950)

Margo (Bette Davis) and Karen (Celeste Holm) are at the Stork Club in New York with their partners. Two boxes of Le Galion Sortilège can be seen on their table. This choice is extremely accurate because the French fragrance, created in 1937 by Paul Vacher, really was the trademark perfume of the NY nightclub.

The boxes are unfortunately left unopened, so we cannot see its content, but this would be it – the beautiful fluted bottle the perfume had in its original version.

But the perfume bottles are not the only Sortilège presence on Margo’s table.

There’s a cute scented gadget – a stork-shaped perfume holder.

Besides the cameo in the Mankiewicz film, many are the stars who went to the Stork Club and were photographed with a box of this perfume on their tables. How glamourous!

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