Hughes Got Mail

“I get a tremendous amount of mail from kids about the movies,” he said, between 3,000 and 4,000 letters about 'The Breakfast Club' alone. That’s filmmaker John Hughes being interviewed for the New York Times in 1986. He was 36 at the time, and Pretty in Pink had only just opened. Three months later, Ferris Bueller’s Day Off would drop. The next year: Planes, Trains and Automobiles. In 1989, Uncle Buck. A year after

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