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Bes

1. An ancient Roman unit of area approximately equivalent to 1,682 square meters.

2. See: Bessis.
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Considering the old rivalry (now gone) between the weekly Variety in New York and the Daily Variety in Los Angeles, Besas went out of his way to praise the daily edition.
Besas also documented Variety's decline after its sale to Cahners through both attitude and figures.
That Variety's prestige would decline after its sale to Cahners was something felt outside the rag as well, but Besas documented only the fact that editor Roger Watkins admitted he would no longer get access to key people in the industry.