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New Michael Jackson film clip, rehearsing two days before he died

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Michael Jackson can be seen looking in fit, top-notch form in a clip released by CNN of a rehearsal taped two days before he died. Performing “They Don’t Care About Us,” Jackson and a troupe of dancers are quick, loose, and inventive in their moves:

There’s an eerie moment at the end of the rehearsal clip, taped at Los Angeles’ Staples Center when Jackson finishes, freezes, and an off-stage voice says, “Hold for applause”… applause he’ll never hear.