Pathe's five-minute Sports in Java was part of a one-reel "triple feature," which included the short travelogue Chasing a Sea Lion and the equally brief comedy How to Tame a Mother-in-Law. As the title indicates, this sports film showed a variety of Javanese recreational pursuits. One such was described by the reviewer for the trade magazine Variety as "a peculiar game played with sticks" (Hmmm: Baseball? Hockey?) Also included is a boxing and wrestling match between two natives. This is comically counterpointed by a "duel to the death" between a pair of quails!
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