DALLAS — The boots and canine tags Alan Alda wore because the playful and charismatic Hawkeye Pierce throughout your entire 256-episode run of the hit tv present, « M*A*S*H, » bought for $125,000 in a one-lot occasion at Heritage Auctions, July 28.
Proceeds from the sale go to what has turn into Alda’s best ardour: the Alan Alda Center for Communicating Science at Stony Brooks University, a 14-year-old heart based by Alda, Stony Brook and the college’s Faculty of Communication and Journalism.
When Alan Alda, then 36, reported to the 4077th Cellular Military Surgical Hospital in the summertime of 1972 he acquired two objects from wardrobe – a pair of scuffed-up fight boots and a pair of canine tags – that turned the one “M*A*S*H” memorabilia he saved from the smash TV collection that ended its run in 1983.
Alda gained fame enjoying Capt. Benjamin Franklin « Hawkeye » Pierce within the 14-time Emmy-award-winning TV present. Throughout its run, « M*A*S*H » turned probably the most beloved reveals of all time. Its finale, “Goodbye, Farewell and Amen,” was the most-watched and highest-rated single tv episode in U.S. tv historical past on the time. The finale introduced in a 125 million viewers.