perfume quotes in movies

Red Dragon (2002)

Has anyone ever listed the ways Dr. Lecter hates Old Spice after-shave? The popular shaving lotion is mentioned in the 1981 novel by Thomas Harris and ever since. All the Hannibals we've seen on tv or on the silver screen have expressed their hatred for it: the one played by Brian Cox in Manhunter (1985) by… Continue reading Red Dragon (2002)

skincare in movies, vintage beauty products

Red Dragon (2002)

There's a jar of Elizabeth Arden Ardena cleansing cream in Francis Dolarhyde's bathroom shelf. This product is a vestige of a long-gone past, originally used by the man's grandmother. The Ardena cleansing cream was part of the Venetian Ardena line, created by Elizabeth Arden in collaboration with the chemist A. Fabian Swanson in 1912, after a trip… Continue reading Red Dragon (2002)