Mr Selfridge S01E03

When Mr Selfridge decides to open a beauty counter in his store, we are treated with lots of eye candy! Perfumes and toiletries start to appear on the counters just before the entrance door. In the screencap above, some bottles of Mäurer & Wirtz 4711 Original cologne can be seen, along with some round soaps by Roger & Gallet. I’m not sure about the scents of the … Continue reading Mr Selfridge S01E03

Deutschland 83 E05 (Cold Fire)

In this episode there are two references to Mäurer & Wirtz 4711, the original Echt Kölnisch Wasser. The scene above is set in Cologne central station: while Martin Rauch is taking a train to East Berlin, we can see huge neon letters spelling the name of the eau de cologne. In another scene, the iconic Molanus bottle can be seen in the desk drawer of Frau Netz (Michaela … Continue reading Deutschland 83 E05 (Cold Fire)