"We felt that the public, and especially the children, like animals that are cute and little. I think we are rather indebted to Charlie Chaplin for the idea. We wanted something appealing, and we thought of a tiny bit of a mouse that would have something of the wistfulness of Chaplin — a little fellow trying to do the best he could. When people laugh at Mickey Mouse, it’s because he’s so human; and that is the secret of his popularity. I only hope that we don’t lose sight of one thing — that it was all started by a mouse
The biggest Amoeba out of them all. Located in downtown Hollywood, occupying an entire city block, this Music Store houses the biggest, broadest, most diverse collection of music and movies ever seen under one roof. Altogether, between the 2 floors and Jazz room, Amoeba boasts millions of titles on new and used CDs, DVDs and vinyls. Their stock changes everyday, so no matter what, you’ll always find something new.