Hollywood Treasure

Movie memories are faster now

Remember when it would take decades before a movie would be considered a classic, suitable for memorabilia?

It's all faster now; "Hunger Games" is still in theaters, but people are already talking about buying collectibles, taking fan tours ... or buying the entire town of District 12.

That's all part of the world of Joe Maddalena and "Hollywood Treasure," which has its "Hunger Games" episode Tuesday (June 5). Here's the story I sent to papers: