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Henning Nelms

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Henning Nelms (November 30, 1900 - 1986), a lawyer, theatrical director and novelist, was the author of Magic and Showmanship: a Handbook for Conjurers (1969).

Henning Nelms
BornNovember 30, 1900
CategoriesBooks by Henning Nelms

Nelms also wrote some mystery novels under the pen name Hake Talbot.

The magic of drama is infinitely more powerful than the magic of trickery. It is as available to the conjurer as it is to the actor. The only difference is that actors take it for granted, whereas few conjurers are even aware that it exists. - Magic and Showmanship

He was a member of the SAM assembly 23 and IBM ring 50 in Washington DC in the 1960s. He would submit the reports to MUM and Linking Ring.