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 2003 Seabiscuit (supervising signwriter - uncredited)
 2002 Catch Me If You Can (signwriter - as John L. Root)
 2002 Waking Up in Reno (signwriter supervisor)
 2001 Bandits (scenic artist - uncredited)
 2001 Scary Movie 2 (scenic artist)
 2001 Heartbreakers (signwriter)
 1998 Pleasantville (sign painter)
 1998 NFL Blitz (Video Game) (artist)
 1997 U Turn (supervising signwriter - as John L. Root)
 1997 L.A. Confidential (signwriter supervisor - as John L. Root)
 1996 A Thin Line Between Love and Hate (signwriter - as John L. Root)
 1994 Maverick (signwriter supervisor)
 1993 Loaded Weapon 1 (sign painter - as John L. Root)
 1991 Ricochet (stand-by painter - as John L. Root)
 1991 The Rocketeer (signwriter supervisor)
 1990 Misery (signwriter supervisor - uncredited)
 1989 Always (painter)
 1989 Glory (sign painter)
 1987 Ironweed (signwriter supervisor)
 1981 Under the Rainbow (sign writer)

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John L. Root

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