Actress Judy Garland with soon-to-be fourth husband Mark Herron aboard the Japan-bound liner President Roosevelt as they prepared to leave Hong Kong after a chaotic June 1964 visit during which she fell into a coma and was wrongly reported to have died. Her stay is the subject of a new play opening in Hong Kong. Photo: SCMP

Judy Garland trip to Hong Kong, when she went into a coma, the spark for new play about troubled star’s visit and her life

Candice Moore stars as the American singer and actress in a play premiering at the Hong Kong Fringe Club about 1964 visit, in which she met Australian Peter Allen, who was to marry her daughter Liza Minnelli, and was rushed to hospital

Topic |   Performing arts in Hong Kong

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Actress Judy Garland with soon-to-be fourth husband Mark Herron aboard the Japan-bound liner President Roosevelt as they prepared to leave Hong Kong after a chaotic June 1964 visit during which she fell into a coma and was wrongly reported to have died. Her stay is the subject of a new play opening in Hong Kong. Photo: SCMP
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