Keep an Eye on Amelia

Keep an Eye on Amelia (French: Occupe-toi d'Amélie) is a 1949 French-Italian period comedy film directed by Claude Autant-Lara and starring Danielle Darrieux and Jean Desailly and Grégoire Aslan. It is based on the 1908 play of the same name by Georges Feydeau, set in Belle Époque Paris. It is one of a number of film adaptations to be made of the story.[1] It was entered into the 1949 Cannes Film Festival.[2]

Keep an Eye on Amelia
Film poster
Directed byClaude Autant-Lara
Produced byPierre Gurgo-Salice
Georges Legrand
Written byGeorges Feydeau (play)
Jean Aurenche
Pierre Bost
StarringDanielle Darrieux
Jean Desailly
Grégoire Aslan
Music byRené Cloërec
CinematographyAndré Bac
Edited byMadeleine Gug
Distributed byLux Film
Release date
  • 16 December 1949 (1949-12-16)
Running time
95 minutes

It was shot at the Billancourt Studios in Paris. The film's sets were designed by the art director Max Douy.



  1. Goble p.891
  2. "Festival de Cannes: Keep an Eye on Amelia". Retrieved 10 January 2009.


  • Goble, Alan. The Complete Index to Literary Sources in Film. Walter de Gruyter, 1999.

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