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Maury Kains

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Maury Kains
BornMaurice E. Kains
December 13, 1896
Lansing, Michigan
DiedOctober 29, 1969 (age 72)
Hollywood, California

Maury Kains (1896-1969) was a cinematographer and amateur magician.


He worked in all major studios in various departments and had a five-year contract as actor with Louis B. Mayer, appearing in a number of films.[1][2]

Kains won many contests for articles written in magazines including Genii and effects presented.[3][4]


  3. By Thompson, Jr., J.G.. "My Best", 1945, p. 363