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Anchor Bay Entertainment (formerly Video Treasures) is an American home entertainment and production company. It is a subsidiary of Lions Gate Entertainment. Anchor Bay markets and sells feature films, series, television specials and short films to consumers worldwide. In 2004, Anchor Bay agreed to have its movies distributed by Twentieth Century Fox and renewed their deal in 2011.

Anchor Bay also has a film studio known as Anchor Bay Films which mainly distributes direct-to-video or independent films.

It distributed US VHS and DVD releases for the Thomas the Tank Engine and Friends series in conjunction with Gullane Entertainment and Britt Allcroft. Lionsgate took over this role in 2008. It was called Video Treasures prior to 1995. Anchor Bay also had a Canadian branch by the name of HGV Video Productions.

To date, Anchor Bay has distributed the most Thomas VHS and DVDs.


Anchor Bay Entertainment also re-released the following:

Canadian releases

All titles are VHS format

  • Thomas Gets Tricked (1995)
  • James Learns a Lesson (1995)
  • Trust Thomas (1995)
  • Thomas Gets Bumped (1995)
  • Thomas Percy and the Dragon (1995)
  • Daisy (1995)
  • Thomas and the Special Letter (1995)
  • James Goes Buzz Buzz (1996)
  • Percy's Ghostly Trick (1996)
  • Thomas' Christmas Party (1996)
  • Rusty to the Rescue (1996)
  • Thomas and His Friends Help Out (1996)
  • Gallant Old Engine (1996) (Light Blue Variant)
  • Sing Along Songs (1997)
  • Thomas Meets the Queen (1997)
  • Thomas and His Friends Get Along (1998)
  • Thomas Comes To Breakfast (1998)


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