|Directed by||Philip Leacock|
|Screenplay by||Donald Ogden Stewart|
|Based on||Escapade by Roger MacDougall|
|Produced by|| Daniel M. Angel |
|Starring|| John Mills |
|Edited by||John Trumper|
|Music by||Bruce Montgomery|
|Distributed by|| Eros Films |
Distributors Corporation of America (US)
Escapade is a 1955 British comedy drama film directed by Philip Leacock and starring John Mills, Yvonne Mitchell and Alastair Sim.  It was based on a long-running West End play of the same name by Roger MacDougall. 
The film was produced at the Nettlefold Studios in Walton-on-Thames in Surrey.  The film's sets were designed by the art director Bernard Robinson.
A husband and father has become so preoccupied with a political cause that it leads him to neglect his familial responsibilities, leading to his children running away from home.
In The New York Times , Bosley Crowther panned the film, writing, "It is a curiously notional and impractical expostulation against war, obviously well-intended but as humorless as a labored gag".  Leonard Maltin, on the other hand, gave it three out of four stars, calling it an "Ambitious, insightful, solidly acted drama about the cynicism and hypocrisy of adults and the idealism of youth."  TV Guide gave the film two out of four stars, calling it, "...an okay comedy with a message, but the play was better." 
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