A scene from “Once Upon A Time..in Hollywood” (2019)
“Sharon Tate” (actor Margot Robbie) embraces the Maltese Falcon sculpture in Beverly Hills store as Tarantino pay’s homage to the classic 1941 classic John Huston film. The original “Black Bird” was designed by George Hodel and John Huston’s long time friend Fred Sexton. Sexton was arrested as an accomplice in the 1949 George Hodel Incest/Sex Scandal and testified for the prosecution as a participant in the sex acts between George Hodel and his fourteen-year-old daughter, Tamar.
February 2016 Vanity Fair Article Explores — John Huston, Fred Sexton, and The Black Dahlia Avenger Investigation: The Stuff That Surrealist Dreams are Made Of See original Fred Sexton/John Huston blog and article HERE.