Cinema: Planning Season

No book of Nobel Prize Winner Sinclair Lewis has been effective when filmed. Reason: he is documentary rather than dramatic. Now Samuel Goldwyn has bought screen rights to Arrowsmith, will adapt it for Ronald Colman. Said Lewis: "Arrowsmith is my favorite. ... I know a notable work will be made out of it." . . .

Paramount has dropped three ingenues of experience, all still young and pretty: Jean Arthur, Fay Wray, Mary Brian. Reason: three new ingenue possibilities can be hired for the salary of any one of the three leaving. ....

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