The White Lady, mixed by the actress Lilian Harvey, won a cocktail competition in Berlin in April 1930. It was then published in the Savoy Cocktail Book the same year, being attributed to Harry Craddock, author and head bartender at the Savoy Hotel in London.
How to make
Combine all ingredients in a cocktail shaker
Add ice and shake until well-chilled
Strain into a chilled coupe or cocktail glass
Garnish with a lemon twist