John Thompson

  • Blogs

    February 18, 2014

    Tivoli Marquee Honors Memory of Beloved Ticket Taker John Thompson

    Since 1979, it was John Thompson's job to welcome movie-goers to his cherished Tivoli Theater, and regulars often saw him out front changing the movie titles on the marquee with a smile on his face. Now, Thompson himself is on the marquee. After he died of a heart attack Wednesday, his co-workers k ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 14, 2014

    RIP John Thompson: Tivoli Theater's Beloved Ticket Taker Leaves Legacy of Kindness

    The Tivoli Theater experience will never be the same again. The Loop's favorite ticket taker, John Thompson, died of a heart attack at the age of 74 Wednesday, devastating the film buffs and neighborhood regulars who came to know him as the kindest man in St. Louis.

  • Best of St. Louis

    September 27, 2000

    Best Movie Theater

    Tivoli Theatre

  • News

    September 20, 2000

    Cat's Cradle

    A story of cats in an abandoned house, the woman who feeds them and the imminent threat they face