The Magic Castle is the private clubhouse for the Academy of Magical Arts, Inc, a very special organization devoted to the advancement of the ancient art of magic. The purpose of The Academy is to encourage and promote public interest in the art of magic with particular emphasis on preserving its history as an art form, entertainment medium, and hobby. Beginning with a charter membership of 150, the Academy has grown into a world-renowned fraternal organization with a membership of nearly 5,000.
If you go here, be tough getting on the plane and coming back.
Universal studios in Hollywood is the 1st of two that operate. This is the original one and films are still shot here all the time. The second and bigger location is in Florida. No films are shot @ the Florida one though. So wouldn’t you rather go to the one where your favorite movie or TV show was made. Plus, can’t beat the awesome weather in Los Angeles.
The Halloween deal is just awesome! You get to walk on the backlots. They only do this in October for Halloween Horror Nights.
Hollywood was a small community in 1870 and was incorporated as a municipality in 1903. It merged with the city of Los Angeles in 1910, and soon thereafter a motion picture industry began to emerge, eventually becoming dominant in the world.