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Sunday, January 18, 2015

Hollywood Nights by Oralee Freres c1930

Hollywood Nights by Oralee Freres: launched in 1930.

Hollywood Nights was a line by Oralee de Freres and came in twelve different scents including Sweet Pea, Gardenia, Rose, Chypre, Lily of the Valley and Bouquet.

The perfume was housed inside of a rectangular black glass bottle with black button stopper, gilded foil label, presentation box made up of lizard skin embossed paperboard, top of lid has a silken tassel.

The photo below is an ad from a 1940 Universal Catalog.

The Brooklyn Daily Eagle, 1930:
"New! It’s Yours! PERFUME Hollywood Nights IN 12 ODOURS SWEET PEA - GARDENIA - ROSE - CHYPRE LILY of the VALLEY and BOUQUET. Made for you. To keep you fresh, buoyant, scintillating. All secret formula straight from Paris. For your bath, your body, your comfort, your allure! A lasting fragrance, THINK OF IT! A Parisian makes a Parfum for Hollywood! Could anything be more perfect, more fascinating? Oralee Freres is the clever Parisian who has originated it and it has taken Hollywood by storm!. . . and it has been endorsed by Hollywood’s most discriminating stars. It comes in a 1/4 -ounce bottle in a stunning case! A truly enchanted flacon for .......... Limit 2 to a Customer only $1.00." 

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