Magic Castle founder Milt Larsen on growing up in a family of magicians

November 7, 2017

When you’re raised by a family of magicians, your life tends to be a little bit different than other kids. In the final part of our three-part interview from Magic Live 2017, co-founder of the Magic Castle Milt Larsen talks about growing up in a family that transitioned from accounting, to bootlegging, to magic during the Great Depression, and how his childhood played out as a result.

For the rest of our interview with Milt Larsen, check out the links below:

Part one: How Milt Larsen transformed a ramshackle house into the Magic Castle

Part two: On designing the Magic Castle: “Now they call it ‘architectural antiques’, in those days they called it ‘scrap'”