Christie Brinkley throws it back to iconic career moment in a bikini and heels

christie brinkley and chevy chase in national lampoons vacation

Christie Brinkley has had quite the legendary career as a supermodel, so much so that she was even able to build a solid foundation in Hollywood as well.MORE: Christie Brinkley poses up a storm in candid winter photoshootShe definitely achieved her peak as an actress with the success of the movie National Lampoon's Vacation, which came out in July 1983.VIDEO: At home with Christie BrinkleyLoading the player... var track = function (evt_name) { dataLayer.push({ 'event': evt_name, 'eventValue': { 'category': 'videos', 'action': evt_name, 'label': 'HELLO - iFUeW0yu', 'videoUrl': '', 'videoTitle': 'At home with Christie Brinkley' } }); }; var playerInstance = playerInstance || []; playerInstance['iFUeW0yu'] = jwplayer('MC4wMjE3MTMwMCAxNjcwOTY2NzI5Njc3OA=='); playerInstance['iFUeW0yu'].setup({ sources: [ {file: '', label: '480'}, {file: '', label: '720 HD', default: 'true'}, {file: '', label: '1080 HD'} ], primary: 'html5', image: '', related: { file: '', onclick : 'play' }, autostart: false, sharing: {} }); function getDataPermutive() { return new Promise((resolve, reject) => { let maxRetries = 2; let countRetry = 0; let checkingInterval = setInterval( function() { if (countRetry { return new Promise((resolve, reject) => { try { return getDataPermutive().then(_pdfps => { let playerConfig = playerInstance['iFUeW0yu'].getConfig(); const sections = playerConfig.advertising.schedule; const updatedSections = new Array(); sections.forEach(function callback(section, index) { let offSet = section.offset; let tagUrl = section.tag; let playerSegsPerm = encodeURIComponent('&permutive=' + encodeURIComponent(JSON.parse(_pdfps || '[]').slice(0, 250).join(','))); tagUrl = tagUrl.replace(/(cust_params[^&]+)/, '$1' + playerSegsPerm); updatedSections[index] = {tag: tagUrl, offset: offSet}; }); const updatedPlaylistItem = Object.assign({}, item, {adschedule: updatedSections}); console.log('Permutive added to Pre-roll !!!'); resolve(updatedPlaylistItem); }).catch(() => { console.warn('Permutive no data!!!'); resolve(); }); } catch(error) { console.warn(error); resolve(); } }); }); jwplayer().onPlay(function () { track('play'); }); jwplayer().onPause(function () { track('pause'); }); jwplayer().onComplete(function () { track('complete'); }); jwplayer().onSeek(function () { track('seek'); }); In anticipation of the movie's upcoming 40th anniversary, the model has been sharing several snippets of the film on social media.One of the images she posted on her Instagram Stories, though, featured her in one of the spicier scenes from the movie.TRENDING NOW: Amy Robach's estranged husband's current relationship status on social media revealedChristie's character is seen stripping down to her bikini, a white string two-piece, while also sporting matching heels as Chevy Chase's lead looks on."They say this [movie's] got legs," she wrote alongside her picture, and judging by Chevy's reaction in the shot, it definitely seems like it! Christie posted a throwback to one of her most iconic scenes in National Lampoon's VacationThe scene featured the supermodel's character, simply billed as "the Girl in the Red Ferrari," preparing to go skinny dipping at a hotel pool.Eventually, she convinces Chevy's Clark Griswold to join her, but they are then interrupted by his family before anything can further develop, although his wife, played by Beverly D'Angelo, quickly forgives him.MORE: Christie Brinkley soaks in the sunshine as she makes major Thanksgiving revelationALSO POPULAR: David Muir sends heartfelt message to co-star following difficult timeChristie became a screen icon thanks to her appearance in the film, which simply sees her entrance the lead through random appearances while they're on the road trying to achieve the perfect family vacation.In fact, the movie's two main leads and Christie made heads turn over the weekend when they reunited ahead of the movie's milestone anniversary. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Christie Brinkley (@christiebrinkley)The trio of stars reunited ahead of the movie's 40th anniversaryThe trio were spotted sporting equally adorable Christmas sweaters while at Steel City Comic Con in Monroeville, Pennsylvania.Christie shared photos alongside the caption: "These Three Amigos are going to need a Christmas Vacation after @steelcitycomiccon. We're back again today and I'm in the mood for some fun! I just love you two."Read more HELLO! US stories hereLike this story? Sign up to our newsletter to get other stories like this delivered straight to your inbox.