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Arthur Davis (I) (1905–2000)

Arthur Davis is among the most overlooked & forgotten members of Warner Brother's "Golden Age". He has been overshadowed by other animation directors, including Tex Avery, Friz Freleng, Chuck Jones & Robert Clampett. A serviceable animator, Davis came to Warner Brothers with fellow animator Frank Tashlin, after working for Columbia Screen Gems. ... See full bio »

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 2006 Behind the Tunes: One Hit Wonders (Video documentary short) (original material)
 2006 Behind the Tunes: The Art of the Gag (Video documentary short) (original material)
 2006 Behind the Tunes: Twilight in Tunes - The Music of Raymond Scott (Video documentary short) (original material)
 2005 Cartoon Alley (TV Series documentary) (2 episodes)
- WB Cartoon Character Debuts (2005) ... (original material)
- Elmer Fudd (2005) ... (original material)
 1994-2003 Toonheads (TV Series documentary) (12 episodes)
- Pepé Le Pew (2003) ... (original material)
- The Many Moods of Daffy Duck (2003) ... (original material)
- Director Arthur Davis (2002) ... (original material)
- Cartoon Newsreels (2001) ... (original material)
- Sufferin' Succotash (2001) ... (original material)
 2003 Behind the Tunes: Blanc Expressions (Video documentary short) (original material)
 1996 The Bugs n' Daffy Show (TV Series) (original material)
 1995 That's Warner Bros.! (TV Series) (original material)
 1990 Merrie Melodies: Starring Bugs Bunny and Friends (TV Series) (original material)
 1989-1990 Paddington Bear (TV Series) (13 episodes)
- The Picture of Paddington Brown (1990) ... (as Art Davis)
- Expedition Paddington (1990) ... (as Art Davis)
- Ride 'em Paddington (1990) ... (as Art Davis)
- Fishing for Paddington (1990) ... (as Art Davis)
- Goings on at Number 32 (1990) ... (as Art Davis)
 1989 Fifty Years of Bugs Bunny in 3 1/2 Minutes (Short) (classic cartoon clips)
 1988 A Pup Named Scooby-Doo (TV Series) (13 episodes)
- Lights... Camera... Monster (1988) ... (as Art Davis)
- Robopup (1988) ... (as Art Davis)
- The Story Stick (1988) ... (as Art Davis)
- Ghost Who's Coming to Dinner (1988) ... (as Art Davis)
- Scooby Dude (1988) ... (as Art Davis)
 1987-1988 Snorks (TV Series) (39 episodes)
- The First Snork in Space (1988) ... (as Art Davis)
- The Day They Fixed Junior Wetworth (1988) ... (as Art Davis)
- I'll Be Senior (1988) ... (as Art Davis)
- The Story Circle (1988) ... (as Art Davis)
- Oh Brother! (1988) ... (as Art Davis)
 1988 The New Yogi Bear Show (TV Series) (as Art Davis, 1988)
 1987 Yogi Bear and the Magical Flight of the Spruce Goose (TV Movie) (as Art Davis)
 1985-1987 The Jetsons (TV Series) (51 episodes)
- Spacely for a Day (1987) ... (as Art Davis)
- Two Many Georges (1987) ... (as Art Davis)
- The Odd Pod (1987) ... (as Art Davis)
- Wedding Bells for Rosey (1987) ... (as Art Davis)
- Clean as a Hound's Tooth (1987) ... (as Art Davis)
 1986 Pepe Le Pew's Skunk Tales (Video)
 1986 Foofur (TV Series) (13 episodes)
- Mad Dogs and Englishmen (1986) ... (as Art Davis)
- New Tricks (1986) ... (as Art Davis)
- Legal Beagles/Bon Voyage Rocki (1986) ... (as Art Davis)
 1986 Pound Puppies (TV Series) (13 episodes)
- Ghost Hounders (1986) ... (as Art Davis)
- Happy Howlidays (1986) ... (as Art Davis)
- The Star Pup (1986) ... (as Art Davis)
- Wagga-Wagga (1986) ... (as Art Davis)
- Secret Agent Pup (1986) ... (as Art Davis)
 1986 Wildfire (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- The Highwayman (1986) ... (as Art Davis)
- Once and Future Queen (1986) ... (as Art Davis)
 1986 The Bugs Bunny and Tweety Show (TV Series) (original material, 1986)
 1986 Yogi's Treasure Hunt (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1985-1986 Paw Paws (TV Series) (18 episodes)
- Lost Lake Monster (1986) ... (as Art Davis)
- The Great Paw Paw Turnaround (1986) ... (as Art Davis)
- Two Heads Are Better Than None (1985) ... (as Art Davis)
- Egging Dark Paw On (1985) ... (as Art Davis)
- Genie Without a Lamp (1985) ... (as Art Davis)
 1985 Challenge of the GoBots (TV Series) (60 episodes)
- Quest for New Earth (1985) ... (as Art Davis)
- Guardian Academy (1985) ... (as Art Davis)
- The Secret of Halley's Comet (1985) ... (as Art Davis)
- The GoBots That Time Forgot (1985) ... (as Art Davis)
- Et Tu, Cy-Kill? (1985) ... (as Art Davis)
 1985 The 13 Ghosts of Scooby-Doo (TV Series) (13 episodes)
- Horror-Scope Scoob (1985) ... (as Art Davis)
- The Ghouliest Show on Earth (1985) ... (as Art Davis)
- Coast-to-Ghost (1985) ... (as Art Davis)
- Scooby in Kwackyland (1985) ... (as Art Davis)
- It's a Wonderful Scoob (1985) ... (as Art Davis)
 1985 Galtar and the Golden Lance (TV Series) (as Art Davis, 1985)
 1980 Daffy Flies North (TV Short) (as Art Davis)
 1980 The Yolks on You (TV Short) (as Art Davis)
 1979 Pink Suds (Short) (as Art Davis)
 1979 The Bugs Bunny Mother's Day Special (TV Short) (as Art Davis, classic cartoons)
 1978 Star Pink (Short) (as Art Davis)
 1978 Pink Bananas (Short) (as Art Davis)
 1978 Pinktails for Two (Short) (as Art Davis)
 1978 Pink Press (Short) (as Art Davis)
 1978 The Pink of Bagdad (Short) (as Art Davis)
 1978 Pink Trumpet (Short) (as Art Davis)
 1978 The Bugs Bunny/Road Runner Show (TV Series) (additional director - 1978, uncredited)
 1976 The Pink Panther Laugh and a Half Hour and a Half Show (TV Series) (as Art Davis, original material)
 1973 Wham and Eggs (Short) (as Art Davis)
 1972 Blue Racer Blues (Short) (as Art Davis)
 1972 Camera Bug (Short) (as Art Davis)
 1972 Punch and Judo (Short) (as Art Davis)
 1972 Support Your Local Serpent (Short) (as Art Davis)
 1972 Flight to the Finish (Short) (as Art Davis)
 1971 Croakus Pocus (Short) (as Art Davis)
 1971 Pink-In (Short) (as Art Davis)
 1971 Psst Pink (Short) (as Art Davis)
 1971 Cattle Battle (Short) (as Art Davis)
 1971 Pink Tuba-Dore (Short) (as Art Davis)
 1971 A Fink in the Rink (Short) (as Art Davis)
 1971 From Bed to Worse (Short) (as Art Davis)
 1971 Mud Squad (Short) (as Art Davis)
 1971 Trick or Retreat (Short) (as Art Davis)
 1970-1971 Doctor Dolittle (TV Series) (5 episodes)
- The Bird from O.O.P.S (1971) ... (as Art Davis)
- The Barnyard Rumble (1970) ... (as Art Davis)
- A Girl for Greco Gorilla (1970) ... (as Art Davis)
- High Flying Hippo (1970) ... (as Art Davis)
- The Land of the Tiger Moo (1970) ... (as Art Davis)
 1971 Rough Brunch (Short) (as Art Davis)
 1970 Don't Hustle an Ant with Muscle (Short) (as Art Davis)
 1970 Mumbo Jumbo (Short) (as Art Davis)
 1970 War and Pieces (Short) (as Art Davis)
 1970 Bridgework (Short) (as Art Davis)
 1970 A Taste of Money (Short) (as Art Davis)
 1970 Say Cheese, Please (Short) (as Art Davis)
 1969 A Pair of Greenbacks (Short) (as Art Davis)
 1969 Dune Bug (Short) (as Art Davis)
 1969 A Pair of Sneakers (Short) (as Art Davis)
 1969 Here Comes the Grump (TV Series) (as Art Davis)
 1969 Sweet and Sourdough (Short) (as Art Davis)
 1969 In the Pink of the Night (Short) (as Art Davis)
 1968 Pinkcome Tax (Short) (as Art Davis)
 1968 The Pink Package Plot (Short) (as Art Davis)
 1962 Quackodile Tears (Short) (as Art Davis)
 1949 A Ham in a Role (Short) (uncredited)
 1949 Bye, Bye Bluebeard (Short)
 1949 Bowery Bugs (Short)
 1949 Porky Chops (Short)
 1949 Holiday for Drumsticks (Short)
 1948 Riff Raffy Daffy (Short)
 1948 The Stupor Salesman (Short)
 1948 Odor of the Day (Short)
 1948 Dough Ray Me-ow (Short)
 1948 The Rattled Rooster (Short)
 1948 Bone Sweet Bone (Short)
 1948 Nothing But the Tooth (Short)
 1948 What Makes Daffy Duck (Short)
 1948 Two Gophers from Texas (Short)
 1947 Catch as Cats Can (Short)
 1947 Mexican Joyride (Short)
 1947 Doggone Cats (Short)
 1947 The Foxy Duckling (Short)
 1947 The Goofy Gophers (Short) (uncredited)
 1946 Mouse Menace (Short)
 1946 The Big Snooze (Short) (uncredited)
 1946 Bacall to Arms (Short) (uncredited)
 1945 The Bashful Buzzard (Short) (uncredited)
 1942 Bambi (sequence director - uncredited)
 1942 Woodman, Spare That Tree (Short) (uncredited)
 1941 Who's Zoo in Hollywood (Short) (as Art Davis)
 1941 The Great Cheese Mystery (Short) (as Art Davis)
 1941 The Cute Recruit (Short) (uncredited)
 1941 There's Music in Your Hair (Short) (uncredited)
 1941 The Way of All Pests (Short) (as Art Davis)
 1940 Mr. Elephant Goes to Town (Short) (as Art Davis)
 1939 Scrappy's Rodeo (Short) (uncredited)
 1939 A Worm's Eye View (Short)
 1939 Scrappy's Side Show (Short) (uncredited)
 1939 Scrappy's Added Attraction (Short) (uncredited)
 1938 Happy Birthday (Short) (uncredited)
 1938 The Early Bird (Short) (uncredited)
 1938 Hollywood Graduation (Short)
 1938 The Foolish Bunny (Short)
 1938 The New Homestead (Short) (uncredited)
 1937 Hollywood Picnic (Short)
 1937 Dizzy Ducks (Short) (uncredited)
 1937 The Clock Goes Round and Round (Short) (uncredited)
 1937 The Little Match Girl (Short)
 1937 The Air Hostess (Short)
 1937 The Fire Plug (Short) (uncredited)
 1937 Scary Crows (Short)
 1937 Indian Serenade (Short)
 1937 Mother Hen's Holiday (Short)
 1937 Let's Go (Short)
 1937 Puttin' Out the Kitten (Short) (uncredited)
 1936 A Boy and His Dog (Short)
 1936 In My Gondola (Short)
 1936 The Novelty Shop (Short) (as Art Davis)
 1936 The Untrained Seal (Short) (uncredited)
 1936 Football Bugs (Short) (uncredited)
 1936 Spark Plug (Short) (uncredited)
 1936 Scrappy's Boy Scouts (Short) (uncredited)
 1935 Let's Ring Doorbells (Short) (uncredited)
 1935 Monkey Love (Short)
 1935 Neighbors (Short)
 1935 The Puppet Murder Case (Short) (uncredited)
 1935 A Cat, a Mouse, and a Bell (Short) (uncredited)
 1935 The Gloom Chasers (Short) (uncredited)
 1934 Babes at Sea (Short) (uncredited)
 1931 Toby the Bull Thrower (Short)
 1931 Aces Up (Short)
 1931 Halloween (Short)
 1931 Down South (Short)
 1931 Brown Derby (Short)
 1931 Toby the Milkman (Short)
 1931 Circus Time (Short)
 1930 The Bug House (Short)
 1930 Toby the Showman (Short)
 1930 Toby the Miner (Short)
 1930 Toby the Fiddler (Short)
 1930 The Museum (Short)
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Alternate Names:

Artie Davis | Art Davis

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