Thomas and the Magic Railroad


1h 26m 2000

Brief Synopsis

Lily is an 11-year-old who leaves the city to visit her grandfather in the country but finds herself on a great adventure that leads to a meeting with the world's favorite steam engine, Thomas the Tank Engine, and the magical Mr. Conductor. The trio happen upon trouble in a special universe nestled

Film Details

MPAA Rating
Release Date
2000
Distribution Company
ALLIANCE ATLANTIS COMMUNICATIONS, INC. (PARENT)/DESTINATION/DESTINATION FILMS (COLUMBIA TRISTAR HOME
Location
Pennsylvania, USA; Shepperton Studios, Shepperton, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom; Isle of Man; Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 26m

Synopsis

Lily is an 11-year-old who leaves the city to visit her grandfather in the country but finds herself on a great adventure that leads to a meeting with the world's favorite steam engine, Thomas the Tank Engine, and the magical Mr. Conductor. The trio happen upon trouble in a special universe nestled deep in the Indian Valley until they are aided by a special dog named Mutt and his friend Patch.

Crew

Lucy Ainsworth-taylor

Production Coordinator

Chris Alexander

Assistant Camera

David Alexander

3-D Animator

Britt Allcroft

Producer

Britt Allcroft

Screenplay

Steven Ambrose

Stand-In

Kelly Anderson

Other

Mark Andrews

Special Effects Assistant

Roberto Andurray

Driver

Barry Angus

Special Effects Assistant

Maria Antinov

2-D Animator

Clive Ardis

Driver

Dave Asling

Modelmaker

Steven Asquith

Modelmaker

Tom Avitabile

Adr

Rev. W.v. Awdry

From Story

David Axford

Visual Effects Producer

Albert A Ayerman

Driver

Warrern Bair

Production Assistant

Alan Bak

Film Lab

Craig Baker

Boom Operator

Jeff Baker

Film Lab

Humphrey Bangham

Scenic Artist

Eric Banz

Assistant Director

David Barbush

Key Grip

Dawn Barkan

Animal Trainer

Pat Barlow

Seamstress Supervisor

Stacy M. Basil

Animal Trainer

Anthony J Batten

Digital Effects Artist

Brent Baum

Executive Producer

Karin Bechtel-staley

Scenic Artist

Eric Beldowski

Production Coordinator

John Bellis

Transportation Coordinator

Frank Bennett

Original Music

Barb Benoit

Digital Effects Artist

Dennis Berardi

Visual Effects Producer

Jeffrey Bernard

Carpenter

John Bertolli

Executive Producer

Don Black

Song

Don Black

Music Lyrics

Steve Blackford

Carpenter

Kristy Blackwell

3-D Animator

Bob Blair

Property Master

Dareld Blair

Modelmaker

Simon Paul Bloom

Assistant Art Director

Cheyenne Bloomfield

Visual Effects Producer

Christophe Boileau

Modelmaker

Paul Bolles

Swing

Richard Bonker

Carpenter

William Edward Booth

Driver

Mike Borrett

Motion Control

John Botelho

Gaffer

Chris Bottomley

Boom Operator

Roger Bowden

Transportation Coordinator

Joe Bracciale

Adr/Dialogue Editor

Andrew Bray

Sound Effects Editor

Gordon Bray

Modelmaker

Paul Breckenridge

Wardrobe Assistant

Andrew Kuhle Bristow

Production Assistant

Brenda Broer

Assistant Costume Designer

Dan Brooks

Modelmaker

Di Brown

Modelmaker

Warren Bullock

Carpenter

Chris Buxton

Greensman

Richard Calistan

Sound Recordist

J N R Campbell

Music

J N R Campbell

Song

Jeff Campbell

Visual Effects

Richard Caranci

Modelmaker

Matthew Carlson

Carpenter

Lisa Carr-harris

2-D Animator

Howard Cassidy

3-D Animator

Janet Cavanagh

Wardrobe

Mark Cavanaugh

Modelmaker

Mike Chambers

Visual Effects Producer

Nancy Chapelle

Executive Producer

Anastasia Chemikos

Digital Effects Artist

Pierre Chevrier

Craft Service

Andy Chmura

Camera Operator

Greg Chown

Storyboard Artist

Greg Chown

Property Master

Neville Clarke

Digital Effects Artist

James Cleary

Location Manager

Ross Clydesdale

Casting

Robert Cochrane

Dolly Grip

David Collins

Stand-In

John Collins

Film Lab

Orla Collins

Assistant Production Accountant

Tom Collins

Photography

Yvonne Collins

Assistant Camera

Karen Comish

Location Assistant

Sarah Comish

On-Set Dresser

Drake Conrad

Film Lab

Raymond Consing

Storyboard Artist

Peter Constantinides

Construction Manager

Jason Contino

Production Assistant

Andrew Cook

Production Assistant

Jason Coole

Swing Gang

David Coombs

Assistant Director

Steve Copley

Foley

Paul Cotton

Carpenter

John Couto

Generator Operator

Mark Cowden

Swing

Claire Cowperthwaite

Script Supervisor

Pamela Cozen

Makeup

Pamela Cozen

Hair

Neil Crespin

Video

Donna Croce

Script Supervisor

Neil Crone

Creative Consultant

Neil Crone

Song Performer

Perry Crosby

Painter

Chris Cubbon

On-Set Dresser

Richard Cudmore

Modelmaker

Bret Culp

Visual Effects

Colin Cunningham

Animator

Kit Currie

Modelmaker

Dean Curtis

Swing

John Danks

Extras Agent/Coordinator

Malcolm Davies

Sound Mixer

Barry Dawson

Greensman

Lee De Lang

Assistant Sound Editor

Janis Dean

Wardrobe Assistant

Richard Dean

Modelmaker

Brad Dechter

Original Music

Marc Degagne

Assistant

Jim Denny

Gaffer

Danielle Depeyre

Script Supervisor

Paul Dias

Best Boy

Roberto Dias

Swing

Michael Donegan

Construction

Neil Donell

Song Performer

Cheryl Dorsey

Set Decorator

Lowell Doyle

Carpenter

Sally Dundas

Other

Charles Dunlop

Set Designer

Debora Dunphy

Digital Effects Artist

Peter Edmonds

Mechanical Special Effects

Jason Ehl

Modelmaker

Janeen Elliott

Digital Effects Artist

Richard Emerson

Key Grip

Sue Ennis

Music Lyrics

Sue Ennis

Song

Ted Erne

Dolly Grip

William Evanson

Driver

David Eves

Special Effects Supervisor

Susan Exton-stranks

Hairdresser

Charles Falzon

Executive Producer

Laurie Farrance

Tutor

George Feder

Photography

Andreas Fehrle

Assistant

Phil Fehrle

Producer

Nelson Ferreira

Sound Supervisor

Shawn Flanagan

Assistant Director

Bruce Fleming

Adr

Toby Flesher

Swing

Jeff Fowler

Modelmaker

Maurice John Francis

Carpenter

Kevin Frank

Creative Consultant

Andrew Fraser

Props

Claire Freeland

Assistant

Len Furey

Construction Manager

Richard Gajdecki

Visual Effects Supervisor

Colin Geddes

Film Lab

Caroline Gee

Set Decorator

Dominic Gibbeson

Song Performer

Brian Gibbs

Animal Trainer

Chaim Gilad

Sound Mixer

Michael Gilman

Greensman

James Gindel

Construction

Chad Glastonbury

Assistant Editor

Chuck Gloman

Video Assist/Playback

Michael Gnit

Stand-In

Freddie Godden

Hairdresser

Gerry Goffin

Song

Mark Goldberg

Visual Effects

Peter Goldsmith

Construction

Geraldine Gonis

Production Designer

Yuri Gorbachow

Music Editor

Maria Gordon

2-D Animator

Zorka Gospavic

Greensman

Dipankar Goswamy

3-D Animator

Dominic Goundar

Song Performer

Courtney Graham

Assistant Camera

Kathleen Graham

Makeup

Mary Ann Grainger

Post-Production Supervisor

Justin Gray

Video

Katharine Gray

Assistant Production Coordinator

Jeff Graydon

Carpenter

Eric Greenberg

Assistant Camera

David Greene

Music Scoring Mixer

David Greene

Score Recording

Melissa Griffin

Production Secretary

Derek Grime

Animation Director

Ron Gwynne

Location Manager

Rob Gyorgy

Visual Effects

Robert Hackborn

Visual Effects

Patrick Hagarty

Assistant Director

Matthew Hallett

Carpenter

Jesse Hammer

Adr

Robin Harding

Driver

Film Details

MPAA Rating
Release Date
2000
Distribution Company
ALLIANCE ATLANTIS COMMUNICATIONS, INC. (PARENT)/DESTINATION/DESTINATION FILMS (COLUMBIA TRISTAR HOME
Location
Pennsylvania, USA; Shepperton Studios, Shepperton, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom; Isle of Man; Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 26m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States Summer July 26, 2000

Released in United States on Video October 31, 2000

Released in United States July 2000

Shown at Stony Brook Film Festival July 19-29, 2000.

Feature directorial debut for television writer and producer Britt Allcroft.

Completed shooting December 17, 1999.

Began shooting August 3, 1999.

During the 1940's Wilbert Awdry created the character "Thomas the Tank Engine."

Britt Allcroft created "Thomas the Tank Engine and Friends" for UK television in 1984. It was adapted into "Shining Time Station" for American audiences in 1989.

Released in United States Summer July 26, 2000

Released in United States on Video October 31, 2000

Released in United States July 2000 (Shown at Stony Brook Film Festival July 19-29, 2000.)