IA’s wedding march

Just weeks after “Return to Lonesome Dove” swallowed a union pill on its Montana set, IATSE said it has organized another Montana project, “Holy Matrimony,” following a brief strike.

Union spokesman Harry Floyd said the crew walked off the Montana set of the Colony Prods. film last Tuesday to protest the pic’s refusal to recognize the Intl.

Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees as the collective bargaining rep for below-the-line personnel.

“We struck it in the morning and by noon we had an agreement,” Floyd said.

Reps for Colony Prods. could not be reached for comment.

On Aug. 3, IATSE workers struck the “Return to Lonesome Dove” set in Montana for half a day after informal talks broke off between the union and the show’s producers.

Floyd said the union had no gripe with projects in Montana.

“It’s just a coincidence that they’re both there,” he said.

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