Last week a ship set out from England, bearing to the U. S. that suave young cosmopolite, born Dik-ran Kuyumjian beside the Bulgarian Danube some 35 years ago, whose activities on the banks of the Thames as Michael Arlen, Anglo-Armenian raconteur, spread his fame to the banks of the Hudson and set a fashion in headgear among remotest upcreek settlements. Simultaneous with his return* to the U. S., Michael Arlen's agents last week announced that his novel and play of 1924-25, The Green Hat, are to have a third incarnation, as cinema, perhaps...

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