Rachel McAdams

Havre de Grace shop displays movie costumes from 'Hunger Games,' 'Beautiful Creatures' and more

Havre de Grace shop displays movie costumes from 'Hunger Games,' 'Beautiful Creatures' and more

John Klisavage started collecting costumes from the sets of famous movies in the early 2000s as a way to better connect with films, which he’s been in love with most of his adult life.

“Costumes are the actual physical representation of the films themselves,” said the 63-year-old owner of Washington Street Books and Music in Havre de Grace. “The costumes can make or break a film.”

His affinity for film — and costumes by extension — has led the business owner to amass an impressive collection of original costumes from some of the best known movies of our time — from “The Notebook” to “Hunger Games.”

In all, Klisavage estimates that he has more than 350 costumes from...

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