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The Mini Santa Greeter is an animated Christmas decoration made in 1998. It Features the face of Santa Claus. He moves his mouth as he talks and sings "Jingle Bells" and "Deck the Halls". He can be activated by squeezing the cotton ball on his hat, or can be motion activated so he sings when someone moves past him.

North Pole Productions Animated Santa Greeter

Mini Santa Greeter in the box

Gemmy - Santa Greeter (small version)

Gemmy - Santa Greeter (small version)

Mini Santa Greeter in action