Thomas Lauderdale of Pink Martini writes on YouTube: “We are heartbroken to hear the news of the passing of the legendary Phyllis Diller. Thomas had the incredible opportunity to meet her the day after our New Year’s Eve concerts in Los Angeles this year. One month later he traveled to Los Angeles to Phyllis’ house and recorded Charlie Chaplin’s “Smile” in her living room. Here is that recording.”
Some indie filmmaker needs to use this as the song that plays over the final montage of her bittersweet romantic dramedy.