Considering the popularity of Southworth’s works on the stage from the late 1850s to the early decades of the twentieth century, it seems likely that some of her works would have also been used as the basis of films in the earliest decades of film-making.  So far, my searches have only turned up one such film, the 1921 Fox Film Corp. film, Hearts of Youth, which is an adaptation of Southworth’s Ishmael novels.

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