This Was It: Michael Jackson’s Film Opening

In London, about 1,100 people gathered in Leicester Square for the premiere. Video screens showed red carpet arrivals from Los Angeles, the dance troupe Diversity — winner of the television competition “Britain’s Got Talent” — performed a Jackson tribute, and enthusiastic fans wore Jackson-inspired fedoras, gloves and jackets.

The full story, reported by Ben Sisario with contributions from myself and two other reporters, is at the NEW YORK TIMES.

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