"Let a Smile Be Your Umbrella" is a popular song.
The music was written by Sammy Fain, the lyrics by Irving Kahal and Francis Wheeler. The song was published in 1927. Bing Crosby made a recording of the song on 19 February, 1957 with Bob Scobey's Frisco Jazz Band.
The song is used in the 1932 Van Beuren cartoon The Wild Goose Chase.
The song's title is referenced in the 1962 Academy Award nominated animated short Disney musical film, A Symposium on Popular Songs during the song, "Although I Dropped $100,000" written by Robert & Richard Sherman.
A 1974 Sesame Street record spoofs the song as "Let a Frown Be Your Umbrella," containing a song of the same name sung by Oscar the Grouch.
The song's title was referenced in Twin Peaks, season 2 episode 11, when Agent Dale Cooper is given advice paraphrasing the song's title, by his supervisor Agent Gordon Cole.
Joey Reynolds's autobiography is titled Let a Smile Be Your Umbrella, but Don't Get a Mouthful of Rain.
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