General Francis X. Hummel

Francis X. Hummel

General Francis X. Hummel is a General of the Marines who decides to take over Alcatraz and takes 81 tourists hostage.  Hummel threatens to launch  deadly VX gas rockets over the population of San Francisco unless they pay reparations of $1 million to each of the families of Marines who died under his control.

Played By
Ed Harris
Full Name
General Francis X. Hummel

General Francis X. Hummel Quotes

Congressman Weaver and esteemed members of the Special Armed Services Committee, I come before you to protest a grave injustice... It has to stop.

General Hummel

General Hummel: "The tree of liberty must be refreshed from time to time with the blood of patriots and tyrants." Thomas Jefferson.
John Mason: "Patriotism is a virtue of the vicious," according to Oscar Wilde.

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