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Thomas The Tank Engine Director Dies

16 June 2008 6:41 PM, PDT | WENN | See recent WENN news »

The man who adapted children's favourite Thomas The Tank Engine for TV has died after suffering a heart attack.

David Mitton directed the pilot for what was to become a runaway success in 1984 and has since directed more than 180 episodes.

His stories about Rev. Wilbert Vere Awdrey's famous blue engine and his friends have become a staple for toddlers and young children.

Mitton suffered a mild heart attack at his home in London last month. He survived a week on life support. He was 69. »

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