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History: August 5 – On this day back in 1962 Death Of Marilyn Monroe

The final farewell to Marilyn Monroe. In 1962 Monroe died at the age of only 36. Unissued / unused material. American newsreel item. Funeral of legendary film star Marilyn Monroe, Hollywood, California, United States of America (USA). VS at the Westwood Memorial Cemetery, crowds gather at a distance to watch. MS baseball player Joe Di Maggio walking out of the church. MS Marilyn Monroe’s coffin is wheeled away from church. MS the mourners follow behind, they include Di Maggio’s son and Monroe’s half sister. MS the coffin slides into hearse. VS mourners walking behind hearse towards nearby Corridor of Memories. MS minister performing ceremony