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Two 1940s films with Lon Chaney Jr., 'Calling Dr. Death' and 'The Frozen Ghost,' are at UCLA

UCLA Film & Television Archive's "Out of the Ether: Radio Mysteries and Thrillers on Screen," a retrospective featuring films based on popular radio shows of the '30s and '40s, continues Sunday evening at the Billy Wilder Theater with two low-budget flicks inspired by "Inner Sanctum Mystery." The 1941-52 anthology series featured mystery, terror and suspense stories. Lon Chaney Jr. stars in both films — 1943's "Calling Dr. Death," in which he plays a neurologist who comes to after a blackout only to discover his wife has been killed, and 1945's "The Frozen Ghost," which finds Chaney as a remorseful stage mentalist. For more information, go to

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