"Me and My Shadow" is a 1927 popular song by Dave Dreyer, Billy Rose, and Al Jolson.
The song has become a standard, with many artists performing it. In the movie Funny Lady, Billy Rose admits to wife Fanny Brice that the shadow in the song was Nicky Arnstein, Fanny's criminal husband before Rose.
In Popular Culture
The song is performed in Terry Gilliam's Time Bandits
, for Napoleon. The dwarves perform it very badly and end up fighting however Napoleon is actually pleased, as he wants, for entertainment, "little things hitting each other".