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The Pink Panther (1963)

Charming Sir Charles Litton (David Niven) is spending the winter months at a posh hotel in Cortina. When such an elegant character opens his bathroom cabinet, something good is about to happen – a perfect shot of men’s colognes!

First from the left, Yardley Eau de Cologne for Men.

A massive bottle of Victor Acqua di Selva takes centre stage.

The third and last one is another vintage Italian product – Napoleon Sir Robert toilet water by Morris.

On the top shelf there are a Chanel box and an eau de cologne bottle. The front label is impossible to read, but maybe it’s Pour Monsieur.

When it comes to the box, it’s likely to contain No. 5 or another women’s fragrance, because the box of Pour Monsieur was white with black lettering (but no black edges) or grey with white lettering.

Breakfast at Tiffany’s (1961)

There’s a Revlon red nail polish (vintage bottle) on the small shelf in front of the mirror on Holly Golightly’s dressing table.

 On the table there’s a giant flacon bouchon coeur by Guerlain; there’s no label on it, so it’s impossible to know what perfume it contains.

shultondesertflower_bornunicornThe small bottle with white stopper is Desert Flower, a Shulton perfume launched in 1947.

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lucienlelong_openingnight_bornunicornOn the right side of the table there are four Lucien Lelong perfumes. The small bottle is Balalaika, launched in 1939; the tall bottle behind it is Sirocco, launched in 1934; the bottle with the bow-shaped stopper is Jabot, launched in 1939; the bottle in the blue box is Opening Night, launched in 1935.

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Thanks to Phyl D in the comments for the Shulton id.