HOLLYWOOD, Calif. (FOX 11) - One of Los Angeles' most coveted institutions is a world famous clubhouse in Hollywood. You have to be a member (or invited by one) to experience the Magic Castle. Marla Tellez invited herself and the powers that be obliged to take her "Behind Closed Doors."
Some of the most elite entertainers in show biz have been entertained themselves inside this hillside-perched Victorian in Hollywood.
Founded in 1962, the historic Magic Castle houses the Academy of Magical Arts - a non profit and exclusive private club dedicated to the art of magic.
The Academy includes more than five-thousand members, but only about half are magicians.
To get in, guests need to be a member - or invited by one. Brunch, lunch or dinner is offered, depending on the day.
The Magic Castle is open 7-days a week and averages with 18 magic shows daily.
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