Synopsis by Hal Erickson
Little Lady Eileen featured little Marguerite Clark in the title role. The heroine finds herself in a romantic tug-of-war between two brothers: The kindly Stanley Churchill (Vernon Steele) and the less-kindly Sir George Churchill (also Vernon Steele). The wicked Sir George forces Lady Eileen into marriage, but it is the nice Stanley who finally prevails. The double-exposure scenes involving the look-alike brothers were filmed with the usual pre-1920 efficiency and credibility (curiously, special effects were far more convincing during this period of movie history than they'd be in the supposedly state-of-the-art talkie era). Despite the heady competition of her leading man (or is it leading men?), Marguerite Clark managed to dominate the proceedings through sheer star power.