Emaunel "Mannie" Davis 1894-1975 was an animator and director who worked for Various studios, one of the most notable being Terrytoons Studio.
Emaunel "Mannie" Davis was born on Janaury 23'rd, 1894 in Yonkers New York. As Emanuel Davidaitch to Hungarian Immigrants. His younger brother was Famous Screen Gems/ Warner Bros and Depatie Freleng Enterprises director and animator, Arthur Davis, who outlived Emaunel. And he later changed his name to Davis.
He Graduated Cooper Union Art School and enlisted in WW1 In the Corporal in 472'nd engineers in Washington DC For animating medical and training films.
He started working in 1918 at Barre Studio for the Mutt And Jeff Cartoons, and later left in 1921 for Fleischer Bros. Then Left again in 1924 to Work in the Aseop Fables Studio for Aesops Fables, and then again left, this time joining Van Beuren Studios which he worked with John Foster.
Work in Terrytoons Edit
in 1933. He Joined the Terrytoons Studio and Worked on and Directed on Many Shorts. Including the Popular and Memorable ones and Directing the 1942 Academy Award Short. All out for V. He also worked on Tom Terrific. He Retried in 1961 when he was 67
He died on October 1st, 1975, he was at the age of 81. In Yonkers, New York. He passed away due to natural causes.