Television: Apr. 4, 1969

Wednesday, April 2

ARSENIC AND OLD LACE (ABC, 9-11 p.m.).* Helen Hayes and Lillian Gish dish out the poison in this TV version of Joseph Kesselring's hit play. Fred Gwynne takes over Boris Karloff's role.

Saturday, April 5

SATURDAY NIGHT AT THE MOVIES (NBC, 9 p.m. to midnight). Richard Burton and Peter O'Toole in Becket (1964).

Sunday, April 6

THE LIGHT IN THE WILDERNESS (CBS, 10-11 a.m.). Dave Brubeck is featured in this performance of his original oratorio, accompanied by his combo, an organ and a 300-voice choir at Washington Cathedral.

DIRECTIONS (ABC, 1-2 p.m.). The...

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