Budget Films

Stock Footage

Malcolm X's Funeral

Mourners file past the open coffin of Malcolm X. Pan across seated mourners at funeral. Ossie Davis stands in front, delivers eulogy. Various shots show Harlem streets during funeral with black cops, people on fire escapes, a woman wiping tears. Mourners and journalists wait behind police barricades. Pallbearers carry coffin and Betty Shabazz, Malcolm's widow, follows. A Cadillac hearse arrive at the cemetery. A man mourns at his open grave. V.O. has Ossie Davis reading the eulogy he delivered at the funeral.

IdentifierCLIP-12551
Duration3 min
GenreDocumentary
DateFebruary 27 1965
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