Jimmy James is playing his saxophone in the New York City subway when he meets an enigmatic woman named May Dusa, who claims to suffer amnesia and to have caused several accidental deaths.

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Sofia Landon Geier ...
Miss May Dusa (as Sofia Landon)
Gary Majchrazak ...
Jimmy James
Yolanda Childress ...
Bag Lady
Steve Tracy ...
Robber (as Steve R. Tracy)
Paul Sparer ...
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Jimmy James is playing his saxophone in the New York City subway when he meets an enigmatic woman named May Dusa, who claims to suffer amnesia and to have caused several accidental deaths.

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18 January 1987 (USA)  »

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1.33 : 1
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Tales from the Darkside Theme
Composed by Donald Rubinstein
Written by Erica Lindsay
Co-written by Donald Rubinstein
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Very dull
17 June 2015 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

MISS MAY DUSA is one of the least interesting of all the TALES FROM THE DARKSIDE episode. It's a shame because the execution of the story is actually pretty decent with plenty of atmosphere building and effective music. Even good use is made of a saxophone. As a two-hander set in a single location it's an episode which makes the best use of its resources to boot.

A guy who makes a living playing the saxophone is holed up in a deserted subway station with a young woman who's harbouring a dark secret: she's responsible for a number of accidental deaths, and there's worse to come. It's an intriguing set-up, but MISS MAY DUSA goes nowhere and does nothing with that premise; the script is very dull. It's little surprise that neither actor went on to anything.


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