FILM : Escapade
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FILM / MOVIE TITLE DATE FILM STAR(S) WHO APPEAR IN THE LOCATION SCENES FILM / MOVIE LOCATIONS / SCENES
Escapade 1955 John Mills, Yvonne Mitchell, Alastair Sim, Jeremy Spenser Surrey
Director : Philip Leacock   Production Company : Angel Productions  Region : SOUTH EAST E-L

An English pacifist's sons run away from school to hijack a plane with the aim of flying to Vienna to petition for peace.

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Escapade - After the holiday, a train carries Johnny Hampden and his pals Paton and Daventry towards school. This is the West Coast Main Line at Bushey in Hertfordshire. The well used shot was also seen in 'Hide and Seek', 'Beat Girl' and 'Left, Right and Centre'.
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esca001. After the holiday, a train carries Johnny Hampden and his pals Paton and Daventry towards school. This is the West Coast Main Line at Bushey in Hertfordshire. The well used shot was also seen in 'Hide and Seek', 'Beat Girl' and 'Left, Right and Centre'.

Escapade - A shooting-brake collects the boys from the station for the last leg of the journey to Ferndale School.
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esca002. A shooting-brake collects the boys from the station for the last leg of the journey to Ferndale School.

Escapade - School buildings are passed.
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esca003. School buildings are passed.

Escapade - The camera follows the vehicle as it nears the main entrance.
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esca004. The camera follows the vehicle as it nears the main entrance.

Escapade - Johnny, Paton and Daventry climb out of the brake when it comes to a halt.
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esca005. Johnny, Paton and Daventry climb out of the brake when it comes to a halt.

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esca006. "LW" Daventry (Jeremy Spenser) looks up when another boy shouts down from a window.

Escapade - Whilst the Headmaster, Dr. Skillingworth, talks with the three friends, a fight breaks out between Max Hampden (Andrew Ray) and Richard Skillingworth (Colin Freear) in the playground.
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esca007. Whilst the Headmaster, Dr. Skillingworth, talks with the three friends, a fight breaks out between Max Hampden (Andrew Ray) and Richard Skillingworth (Colin Freear) in the playground.

Escapade - After their plan is put into motion, Daventry cycles at speed into the school drive as Johnny and Paton wait for him.
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esca008. After their plan is put into motion, Daventry cycles at speed into the school drive as Johnny and Paton wait for him.

Escapade - Other boys search the school for the three missing pupils.
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esca009. Other boys search the school for the three missing pupils.

Escapade - John (John Mills) and Stella Hampden (Yvonne Mitchell) arrive in the village. High Street in Weybridge, Surrey with properties on Monument Green in the background.
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esca010. John (John Mills) and Stella Hampden (Yvonne Mitchell) arrive in the village. High Street in Weybridge, Surrey with properties on Monument Green in the background.

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