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George Frederick Root (1825–1895)

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Known For

Lincoln
Lincoln Soundtrack
(2012)
The Homesman
The Homesman Soundtrack
(2014)
Behind the Lines
Behind the Lines Soundtrack
(1997)
Free State of Jones
Free State of Jones Soundtrack
(2016)

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 2016 Free State of Jones (writer: "Battle Cry of Freedom")
 2014 The Homesman (lyrics: "Rosalie The Prairie Flower" - as George Fredrick Root) / (music: "Rosalie The Prairie Flower" - as George Fredrick Root)
 2014 Linclone (Short) (writer: "Battle Cry of Freedom")
 2014 Heaven Is for Real (writer: "Jesus Loves The Little Children" - as George F. Root)
 2013 Pastor Mike Online (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Fasting, ObamaCare and the Jesuit Oath (2013) ... (music: "Jesus Loves the Little Children" - as George F. Root, uncredited)
 2013 Saturday Night Live (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Jennifer Lawrence/The Lumineers (2013) ... (music: "Tramp! Tramp! Tramp! (The Prisoner's Hope)")
 2011-2012 The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (TV Series) (music - 2 episodes)
- Episode #21.34 (2012) ... (music: "The Battle Cry of Freedom" - uncredited)
- Episode #19.80 (2011) ... (music: "Jesus Loves the Little Children")
 2012 Lincoln (music: "Battle Cry of Freedom")
 2010 Amigo (writer: "Tramp, Tramp, Tramp, the Boys Are Marching" - as George F. Root)
 2010 A Marine Story (writer: "Just Before The Battle, Mother" - as George F. Root)
 1998 Histeria! (TV Series) (music - 7 episodes)
- Hooray for Presidents (1998) ... (music: "The Battle Cry of Freedom" - uncredited)
- Meglomaniacs (1998) ... (music: "Just Before the Battle, Mother" - uncredited)
- General Sherman's Campsite (1998) ... (music: "The Battle Cry of Freedom" - uncredited)
- The Wheel of History (1998) ... (music: "The Battle Cry of Freedom" - uncredited)
- The U.S. Civil War: Part 2 (1998) ... (music: "The Battle Cry of Freedom" - uncredited)
 1997 Behind the Lines (lyrics: "Just Before The Battle, Mother") / (music: "Just Before The Battle, Mother")
 1993 Animaniacs (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Dough Dough Boys/Boot Camping/General Boo-Regard (1993) ... (music: "Battle Cry of Freedom" - uncredited)
 1992 Tiny Toon Adventures: How I Spent My Vacation (Video) (music: "Tramp! Tramp! Tramp!" - uncredited)
 1992 Northern Exposure (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Democracy in America (1992) ... (writer: "The Battle Cry of Freedom" (Rally Round the Flag, Boys) - uncredited)
 1990 Back to the Future Part III (music: "The Battle Cry of Freedom" - uncredited)
 1980 The Long Riders (writer: "The Battle Cry of Freedom" (1862) - uncredited)
 1974-1979 Little House on the Prairie (TV Series) (music - 2 episodes)
- The Angry Heart (1979) ... (music: "Ring the Bells of Heaven" (1866) - as George F. Root)
- The Voice of Tinker Jones (1974) ... (music: "Ring the Bells of Heaven" (1866) - as George F. Root)
 1978 Columbo (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Conspirators (1978) ... (writer: "God Save Ireland" - as George F. Root, uncredited)
 1975 The Wind and the Lion ("Battle Cry of Freedom", uncredited)
 1975 Anne of Avonlea (TV Mini-Series) (music: "The Hazel Dell" - uncredited)
 1974 Callan (music: "The Battle Cry of Freedom" - uncredited)
 1971 Joe Hill (lyrics: "Tramp! Tramp! Tramp! (the Boys Are Coming)") / (writer: "Tramp! Tramp! Tramp! (the Boys Are Coming)")
 1970 Soldier Blue (writer: "Battle Cry of Freedom" - uncredited)
 1966 Branded (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- A Destiny Which Made Us Brothers (1966) ... (writer: "The Battle Cry of Freedom")
 1965 A Thousand Clowns (lyrics: "Tramp! Tramp! Tramp! (The Boys Are Marching): (1864), "Just Before the Battle, Mother" (1864) - uncredited) / (music: "Tramp! Tramp! Tramp! (The Boys Are Marching): (1864), "Just Before the Battle, Mother" (1864) - uncredited) / (writer: "The Battle Cry of Freedom" (1862) - uncredited)
 1960-1962 The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- The Frat's in the Fire (1962) ... (writer: "Battle Cry of Freedom" - uncredited)
- I Do Not Choose to Run (1962) ... (writer: "The Battle Cry of Freedom" (Rally Round the Flag, Boys) - uncredited)
- The Smoke-Filled Room (1960) ... (writer: "The Battle Cry of Freedom (Rally Round the Flag, Boys)" - uncredited)
 1961 Hollywood: The Golden Years (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "The Battle Cry of Freedom" - uncredited)
 1961 The Rebel Without Claws (Short) (music: "The Battle Cry of Freedom", "Tramp! Tramp! Tramp!" - uncredited)
 1960 Horse Hare (Short) (music: "The Battle Cry of Freedom" - uncredited)
 1958 The Restless Gun (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Suffragette (1958) ... (writer: "The Battle Cry of Freedom" - uncredited)
 1957 Raintree County (writer: "Battle Cry of Freedom" - uncredited)
 1955 The Summer Wind Blows (writer: ""Tramp! Tramp! Tramp! (The Boys Are Marching)")
 1955 The Battle of Gettysburg (Documentary short) (music: "The Battle Cry of Freedom" - uncredited)
 1954 Salka Valka (music: "O HOW HAPPY ARE THEY / O HUR LYCKLIG ÄR DEN SOM HAR JESUS TILL VÄN")
 1953 Southern Fried Rabbit (Short) (music: "Just Before the Battle, Mother" - as George F. Root, uncredited)
 1952 Son of Paleface (writer: "Tramp! Tramp! Tramp! (The Prisoner's Hope)" - uncredited)
 1950 Bunker Hill Bunny (Short) (music: "The Battle Cry of Freedom" - uncredited)
 1949 Wise Quackers (Short) (music: "The Battle Cry of Freedom")
 1948 What Price Fleadom (Short) (music: "Tramp! Tramp! Tramp! (The Boys Are Marching)" (1864) - uncredited)
 1946 Private Snafu Presents Seaman Tarfu in the Navy (Short) (music: "The Battle Cry of Freedom" - uncredited)
 1944 I Am an American (Short) (music: "The Battle Cry of Freedom" - uncredited)
 1943 The Iron Major (music: "The Battle Cry of Freedom" (1862) - uncredited)
 1942 Tennessee Johnson (writer: "The Battle Cry of Freedom" (1862))
 1942 George Washington Slept Here (music: "The Battle Cry of Freedom" (1862) - uncredited)
 1942 I Married a Witch (music: "The Battle Cry of Freedom" (1862) - uncredited)
 1942 Wacky Blackout (Short) (music: "The Battle Cry of Freedom" - uncredited)
 1942 Valley of the Sun (writer: "The Battle Cry of Freedom" (1862))
 1941 Look Who's Laughing (writer: "The Battle Cry of Freedom" (1962) - uncredited)
 1941 Meet John Doughboy (Short) (music: "Tramp! Tramp! Tramp!" - uncredited)
 1941 Citizen Kane (music: "The Battle Cry of Freedom" (1862) - uncredited)
 1940 Kitty Foyle (writer: "The Battle Cry of Freedom" (1862) - uncredited)
 1940 A Dispatch from Reuter's (writer: "The Battle Cry of Freedom" (1862) - uncredited)
 1940 Lillian Russell (music: "The Battle Cry of Freedom" (1862) - uncredited)
 1940 Confederate Honey (Short) (music: "The Battle Cry of Freedom" (1862) - uncredited)
 1940 Cross Country Detours (Short) (music: "Tramp! Tramp! Tramp!" - uncredited)
 1940 Virginia City (writer: "The Battle Cry of Freedom" (1862) - uncredited)
 1940 Abe Lincoln in Illinois (music: "The Battle Cry of Freedom" (1862) - uncredited)
 1939 Gone with the Wind (lyrics: "Tramp! Tramp! Tramp! (The Boys Are Marching)" (1864) - uncredited) / (music: "Tramp! Tramp! Tramp! (The Boys Are Marching)" (1864) - uncredited)
 1939 On Dress Parade (writer: "The Battle Cry of Freedom" (1862) - uncredited)
 1939 In Old Monterey (music: "The Vacant Chair (We Shall Meet But We Shall Miss Him)" (1861) - uncredited)
 1939 Old Glory (Short) (music: "The Battle Cry of Freedom" - uncredited)
 1939 Young Mr. Lincoln (writer: "The Battle Cry of Freedom" (1862) - uncredited)
 1939 Union Pacific (music: "The Battle Cry of Freedom" (1862) - uncredited)
 1939 The Oklahoma Kid (music: "Tramp! Tramp! Tramp!" (1864) - uncredited)
 1939 Jesse James (writer: "The Battle Cry of Freedom" (1862) - uncredited)
 1939 The Great Man Votes (writer: "The Battle Cry of Freedom" (1864) - uncredited)
 1938 Merrily We Live (lyrics: "Tramp! Tramp! Tramp! (The Boys Are Marching)" (1864) - uncredited) / (music: "Tramp! Tramp! Tramp! (The Boys Are Marching)" (1864) - uncredited)
 1938 Of Human Hearts (writer: "The Battle Cry of Freedom" (1862) - uncredited)
 1938 Daffy Duck & Egghead (Short) (music: "Just Before the Battle, Mother" - uncredited)
 1937 In Old Chicago (writer: "The Battle Cry of Freedom" (1862) - uncredited)
 1937 The Great John Ericsson (lyrics: "Tramp! Tramp! Tramp! (the Boys Are Coming)") / (writer: "Tramp! Tramp! Tramp! (the Boys Are Coming)")
 1936 Porky in the North Woods (Short) (music: "Tramp! Tramp! Tramp! (The Boys Are Marching)" - uncredited)
 1936 General Spanky (writer: "Tramp! Tramp! Tramp!", "The Battle Cry Of Freedom" - uncredited)
 1936 The Plainsman (writer: "The Battle Cry of Freedom" (1862) - uncredited)
 1936 The Witness Chair (lyrics: "Tramp! Tramp! Tramp! (The Boys Are Marching)") / (music: "Tramp! Tramp! Tramp! (The Boys Are Marching)")
 1936 The Prisoner of Shark Island (writer: "The Battle Cry of Freedom" - uncredited)
 1935 Annie Oakley (writer: "The Battle Cry of Freedom" (1862) - uncredited)
 1935 The Blue and the Gray (Documentary short) (music: "The Battle Cry of Freedom" - uncredited)
 1935 Captain Hurricane (music: "The Vacant Chair (We Shall Meet But We Shall Miss Him)" (1861))
 1934 My Grandfather's Clock (Short) (music: "The Battle Cry of Freedom")
 1934 Operator 13 (writer: "The Battle Cry of Freedom" (1862) - uncredited)
 1934 The First Round-Up (Short) (music: "Tramp! Tramp! Tramp!" - uncredited)
 1933 Sons of the Desert (lyrics: "Tramp! Tramp! Tramp! (The Boys Are Marching)" (1864) - uncredited) / (music: "Tramp! Tramp! Tramp! (The Boys Are Marching)" (1864) - uncredited)
 1933 Little Women (lyrics: "Tramp! Tramp! Tramp! (The Boys Are Marching)" (1864) - uncredited) / (music: "Tramp! Tramp! Tramp! (The Boys Are Marching)" (1864) - uncredited)
 1933 Meet the Baron (writer: "Tramp! Tramp! Tramp! (The Boys Are Marching)" (1864) - uncredited)
 1933 I Loved a Woman (writer: "Tramp! Tramp! Tramp! (The Boys Are Marching)" (1864) - uncredited)
 1933 Sing, Sisters, Sing! (Short) (writer: "Tramp! Tramp! Tramp! (The Boys Are Marching)" - uncredited)
 1933 Betty Boop's Big Boss (Short) (The Boys Are Marching, (writer: "Tramp! Tramp! Tramp!", uncredited)
 1933 Whisperin' Bill (Short) (writer: "The Battle Cry of Freedom")
 1932 The Conquerors (lyrics: "Tramp! Tramp! Tramp! (The Boys Are Marching)" (1864) - uncredited) / (music: "Tramp! Tramp! Tramp! (The Boys Are Marching)" (1864) - uncredited) / (writer: "The Battle Cry of Freedom" (1862) - uncredited)
 1932 Betty Boop for President (Short) (music: "The Battle Cry of Freedom" - uncredited)
 1931 Secret Service (writer: "The Battle Cry of Freedom" (1862), "Tramp! Tramp! Tramp! (or The Prisoner's Hope)" (1864) - uncredited)
 1931 Politics (writer: "The Battle Cry of Freedom" (1862) - uncredited)
 1931 Laughing Sinners (writer: "Just Before the Battle, Mother" (1864) - uncredited)
 1930 Abraham Lincoln (writer: "The Battle Cry of Freedom" (1862) - uncredited)
 1930 The Big House (music: "Ring the Bells of Heaven" (1866) - uncredited)
 1930 Tramping Tramps (Short) (writer: "Tramp Tramp Tramp!")
 1929 The Barnyard Battle (Short) (music: "The Battle Cry of Freedom")
 1927 Uncle Tom's Cabin (music: "The Battle Cry of Freedom" (1862) - uncredited) / (writer: "Tramp! Tramp! Tramp! (The Boys Are Marching)" (1864) - uncredited)
 1926 Tramp, Tramp, Tramp the Boys Are Marching (Short) (writer: "Tramp! Tramp! Tramp! (The Boys Are Marching)")
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Father of Clara Louise Burnham. See more »

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Virgo

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